The Natural Products Association said it has worked with Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND to introduce a bill that would allow tax-advantaged medical spending accounts to be used for certain categories of dietary supplements.
The Federal Trade Commission charged Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc. with deceptively advertising an ‘Emergency D-Virus’ treatment as a scientifically proven way to treat COVID-19. The company even went as far as claiming their treatment was ‘FDA accepted.’
A bill before the California State legislature would open the country’s largest market to dietary supplements and foods containing CBD, but advocates say time is running out while the machinery of state government is preoccupied with pandemic concerns.
Over 70% of Americans take dietary supplements, and by now, most consumers have probably noticed the disclaimer that says "This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.”
Scientists have set out criteria that attempts to clarify an established industry definition of probiotics, as the team addresses the term’s misuse, which contributes to confusion about probiotic health benefits.
FDA has issued a raft of warning letters over hangover cures which make the case that recovering from having had too much to drink is essentially a disease condition. In addition, some of the letters raise a potentially thorny issue concerning an ingredient...
The US Food and Drug Administration may be willing to sit down with a company about a possible NDI submission for full-spectrum hemp extracts, says Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).
Many recent warning letters from the Federal Trade Commission about COVID-19 are warranted, says UNPA’s Loren Israelsen, but some targeting health practitioners and what our industry has to offer in the broader immunity discussion may hint at redefining...
Essential oils purveyor Young Living has been ordered to cease making ‘therapeutic grade’ claims on its products, according to a National Advertising Division decision. The company said it plans to appeal.
An amendment to a military funding bill would make it possible for military personnel to openly use hemp/CBD products for the first time. While advocates welcome the development, there is little prospect that CBD products will become part of standard...
The USDA report that will underpin the development of the next set of Dietary Guidelines for Americans reflects a growing and welcome appreciation of the role of dietary supplements, industry observers say.