The Natural Products Association has filed suit against 10 current and former board members whom it said had sought to “undermine the organization’s ability to do its work” by cooperating in a wrongful dismissal lawsuit filed by former CFO Brent Weickert.
Proactively educating attorneys general and candidates running for the position about the positive attributes and contributions of dietary supplements could help industry stay out of their litigation cross-hairs in the future, advise two former AGs.
Components of licorice root extract were found to have low binding affinity for estrogen receptors, among the few things a group of researchers attributed to licorice root’s low potency as a supplement for menopausal women.
Contradictory advice on submitting probiotic health claims on immunity, pathogens and gastrointestinal functions, has led to scientific studies that fail to establish risk factors of a disease, a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) panel member has said.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) says adverts for Omega Pharma’s weight management aid presents an “irresponsible approach to body image and confidence”.