A recent injunction against a dietary supplement firm reinforces again the duty companies have to detect, declare and control for allergens. This responsibility will only accelerate with the implementation of FSMA rules, an expert said.
It’s natural for herbal raw materials to contain some foreign matter—but there’s a limit to it. The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) recently launched a guidance titled Limits of Foreign Matter in Herbal Ingredients, compiled to help the industry...
Probiotic supplementation with various strains of Lactobacillus have been shown to induce a small but statistically significant weight loss in the obese and overweight, according to a new review and meta-analysis.
The FDA is proposing to revoke a health claim on the relationship between soy protein and reduced risk of heart disease, citing “inconsistent findings” from research published since the claim was authorized in 1999.
Norwegian scientific consulting firm Orivo has announced a plan in conjunction with supplier GC Rieber Oils to refine its testing technology to be able to verify the authenticity of concentrated fish oils.
Researchers in Serbia found that diabetic lab rats orally administered with the probiotic Lactobacillus paraplantarum BGCG11 experienced a reduced level of DNA damage in the liver and kidney, compared to control rats that didn’t receive probiotics.