All news articles for October 2017

Controlling for allergens more urgent under FSMA, expert says

Controlling for allergens more urgent under FSMA, expert says

By Hank Schultz

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.

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Probiotics backed for weight loss benefits: Meta-analysis

By Tim Cutcliffe

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.

ITC declines to hear Amarin's fish oils complaint

ITC declines to hear Amarin's fish oils complaint

By Hank Schultz

The US International Trade Commission has decided not to hear a case in which the fish oil drug maker Amarin sought to prevent the import of some omega-3 dietary supplements.

FDA shuts down NY supplement firm

FDA shuts down NY supplement firm

By Hank Schultz

A dietary supplement manufacturer in Long Island, NY has been shut down by the Food and Drug Administration after numerous and repeated violations of GMP standards and labeling laws.

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