Regulation

NutraCast: The fight to make cannabinoid therapy mainstream

NutraCast: The fight to make cannabinoid therapy mainstream

By Danielle Masterson

Through research, education, and grants, Realm of Caring is helping those in need of more information about cannabinoid therapies. The non-profit seeks to facilitate and encourage the mainstream acceptance of plant-powered therapies and serve healthcare...

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Top 8 takeaways from Regulatory Summit

By Danielle Masterson

This year’s Dietary Supplement Regulatory Summit in Washington, DC, featured updates and insights from top FDA officials, including the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs along with top stakeholders and industry experts. Here are a few key takeaways...

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From the Editor's Desk

Do current industry good times mask brewing storm?

By Hank Schultz

The dietary supplement industry has reached an unprecedented pinnacle of success. But the industry is facing unforeseen legislative threats, too, unlike any it has faced since the early 1990s.

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Guest Article

CRN says furor about new prohibited act is much ado about nothing

By Miriam Guggenheim, Partner, Covington & Burling and Steve Mister, President CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition

Much has been made in recent weeks about the Senate HELP committee’s inclusion in the FDA user fee legislation of a new prohibited act related to dietary supplements. We think this handwringing is sorely misplaced and is creating a false flag to justify...

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CRN: Few firms will file NDIs under current guidance

By Hank Schultz

The Council for Responsible Nutrition said that persistent problems with FDA’s NDI Draft Guidance means that few firms likely will file new notifications during the recently announced amnesty window.

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FDA cites four more honey products for knockoff ED drugs

By Hank Schultz

The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to four companies marketing sexual enhancement supplements ostensibly based on honey but which contained undeclared ED drugs. The warning letters were part of a ongoing enforcement effort on...

NutraCast: Turning to CBD for mental health

NutraCast: Turning to CBD for mental health

By Danielle Masterson

Between Covid-19, supply chain issues and inflation, life is taking a serious toll on mental health. But more and more people are looking for ways to address mental health without a prescription.

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Parliamentary group divided on proposals for new CBD approval system

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Proposals to overhaul the UK Cannabidiol (CBD) approval system has led to tension among some members of the Secretariat Advisory Board (SAB) of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) that liaises with government to inform industry policies.

Dr Rob Wildman on NDI submissions, implementing MPL

Dr Rob Wildman on NDI submissions, implementing MPL

By Danielle Masterson

This year’s International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Conference & Expo marked its 19th year promoting the science and application of evidence-based sports nutrition and supplementation. NutraIngredients-USA was there to hear about the latest...

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AHPA withdraws objections to California weight loss bill

By Stephen Daniells

Recent amendments to a California bill that seeks to place restrictions on the sale of some weight management supplements to minors removed retail access restrictions and clarifies definitions, leading one trade association to remove its objections.

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