Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials were “veryreceptive” during a meeting with the Natural Products Association (NPA) yesterday about its controversial draft guidance on new dietary ingredients (NDIs).
Many dietary supplement companies are not fully compliant with GMP regulations, putting them at risk of warning letters and more, but resources are available to help companies prepare for an FDA inspection, says the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).
February was another rollercoaster ride in the supplements trade, with exciting new studies on coconut water, magnesium and omega-3s, and surging krill oil sales on the one hand, but another DMAA lawsuit and continuing uncertainty over the NDI guidance...
Canadian plant protein specialist Burcon NutraScience says it remains confident of finding a new partner to commercialize its canola proteins after it emerged that ADM will not now be taking the proteins to market – after eight years of talks.
A fish oil supplement enriched with DHA may benefit early communicative development in infants, says the first randomized controlled trial testing high dose omega-3 on brain development in non-premature infants
A new joint venture between Mead Johnson Nutrition and SanCor Cooperativas Unidas Ltda. of Argentina is targeting a range of innovative nutritional products for infants and children in Argentina and the other Southern Cone markets.
A study of 25 healthy men has found DMAA-containing, pre-workout sports supplement, Jack3D, does not change resting heart rate, blood pressure or affect liver and kidney function when used at recommended dosage levels.