Supplement manufacturer NOW found in a new set of tests of CoQ10 and quercetin supplements sold on Amazon that quality problems persist for products sold on the site and in some ways may have gotten worse.
AI-phytonutrient pioneer Brightseed has announced $68 million in Series B funding to enable the company to accelerate its tech-based discoveries and launch novel ingredients for food, beverage, and supplements.
The Federal Trade Commission is returning $149 million to consumers who lost money acting as distributors for Advocare, a former multi level marketing company deemed by regulators to have been an illegal pyramid scheme.
Recent surges in supplement sales continue to prove the massive and growing influence of TikTok. Riding on the coat tails of many of these trends are health and wellness stores like The Vitamin Shoppe.
Multilevel marketing organization Nature’s Sunshine managed to post a significant revenue increase in its first quarter earnings statement, despite supply chain challenges that caused out of stock situations and an overall net loss.
New South Wales-based Renovatio Bioscience is expanding its supplement SKUs in supermarket chain Woolworths, with the company recently launching mental wellbeing and skin health supplements exclusively for the chain.
Renee Deehan, PhD, leads a science team that builds and mines the world's largest dataset of blood, DNA, fitness tracking and phenotypic data from healthy people to find actionable insights for health. She is a molecular biologist by training and...
FDA came down hard on purveyors of Delta-8 THC and CBD products that were making disease claims on the substances. The Agency also reiterated the reasons it believes Delta-8 is not a suitable ingredient for products marketed as supplements.
FDA has issued a draft guidance on how to accredit foreign certifying bodies. The document will help clarify a highly technical aspect of the Food Safety and Modernization Act and will remind dietary supplement firms that it’s high time to get their...
Sumac, a spice and medicinal herb has beneficial properties that can ease inflammation of the gastric epithelium and is a useful food supplement in preventing anti-inflammatory based gastric diseases induced by H. pylori, a study has shown.
China’s food regulator is seeking public consultation on the use of the human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL) in infant formula as well as in foods for toddlers and young children.
MycoTechnology has partnered with brands to deliver foods, beverages, and supplements by harnessing the metabolic engine of mushrooms to create novel ingredients. The Colorado-based functional ingredients platform leverages a proprietary mushroom fermentation...
FDA’s recently announced enforcement discretion policy on NAC will bring some certainty to the market. But it doesn’t answer all of the questions surrounding the ingredient, which could cause other issues later, experts said.
This week, Senators Durbin (D-IL) and Braun (R-IN) introduced S. 4090, the Dietary Supplement Listing Act of 2022, on a bipartisan basis. The legislation would create a mandatory product listing for dietary supplements, similar to the voluntary Supplement...
The potential benefits of mulberry fruit extracts to reduce blood sugar and insulin increases after a meal may be achievable at a lower dose than previously reported, says a new study from Unilever R&D.
The Natural Products Association has sent a letter to Senators Dick Durbin and Mike Braun extensively rebutting assertions made in support of their bill that requires mandatory product listing for dietary supplements.
Larisa Pavlick has devoted her entire career to the supplement industry. She spent nearly a decade at FDA focused on consumer safety and also experienced the full product life cycle from the development phase, through purchasing, into manufacturing, brand...