The proposed 2020 budget for FDA includes a request for mandatory registration of dietary supplements as well as decreased funding for research into these products, according to an analysis supplied to NutraIngredients-USA.
Delegate registration is now open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Vancouver, with speakers already confirmed covering topics including the US Military, Artificial Intelligence, and probiotic mechanisms of action.
The advocates for the reformation of the regulation of hemp derivatives in nutritional products were clinging to the hope that the abrupt resignation of FDA Commissioner Dr Scott Gottlieb will not mean the initiative will be stillborn.
Stakeholders from the dietary supplements and food industries have been reacting to the resignation of Scott Gottlieb, MD, with many pushing for the Agency to follow through on the key initiatives started during his leadership.
The interest in cannabidiol (CBD) use in food supplements, foods, and even as an ingredient in cosmetics has gained much momentum in the past five years, but what is the regulatory situation around the world?
The Federal Trade Commission has settled a case resulting in a $50,000 charge over fake reviews that boosted the standing of a dietary supplement on Amazon. It was the first case of its type, the agency said.
Andrew Shao, PhD, will replace Duffy MacKay, ND, as head of scientific and regulatory affairs at the Council for Responsible Nutrition in an interim role. MacKay is leaving the organization for a similar role at cannabis specialist CV Sciences.