NPA’s Fabricant on NMN, 25-(OH)D, NDIs, and more

NPA’s Fabricant on NMN, 25-(OH)D, NDIs, and more

By Stephen Daniells

While uncertainty continues around NMN, FDA should make it clear to commercial platforms that they haven’t made a final decision on the ingredient and that it should be still available to consumers, says Daniel Fabricant, President & CEO of the Natural...

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SelenoExcell achieves self-affirmed GRAS

By Danielle Masterson

The standardized high-selenium yeast–a more efficacious food form of the mineral–is also GRAS-affirmed for use in a variety of food categories.

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Califf and Mister talk: Top 6 takeaways

By Danielle Masterson

Making several references to sports, Califf talked transparency, innovation, MPLs, CBD and more. But did he drop the ball or knock it out of the park?

A Brazilian court has found 'unlawful' working conditions in Cargill's cocoa supply chain. Pic: Cargill


Cargill accused of child labour practices on Brazilian cocoa farms

By Anthony Myers

Cargill, one of the world’s largest cocoa suppliers, has been ordered by a Brazilian court to pay 600,000 reais ($120,185) as indemnity for allegedly buying cocoa from farms where child labour or forced work has been identified.

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WHO AI tool to clampdown on infant formula marketing

By Nikki Hancocks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe is calling on consumers to use its newly developed artificial intelligence (AI) tool in order to clampdown and regulate the promotion of harmful products targeted at children.

CRN at 50: Our underlying values haven’t changed

CRN at 50: Our underlying values haven’t changed

By Stephen Daniells

As the Council for Responsible Nutrition celebrates its 50th anniversary, NutraIngredients-USA caught up with Steve Mister, CRN President and CEO, to hear about the association’s history, its commitment to its founding values, and how it is gearing up...

Gaia Herbs extends open invite to FDA

Gaia Herbs invites FDA to come visit ‘any time at all’

By Asia Sherman

As part of a new campaign to showcase responsible and rigorous practices in the dietary supplement industry, Gaia Herbs has extended an open invitation to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to inspect its operations.

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Guest article

Beware of Bots and AI: Minimizing the risk of fraudulent claims in class action settlements

By Elizabeth Chiarello and Julie Becker, Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation group, Sidley

In this guest article, Elizabeth Chiarello and Julie Becker from Sidley’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation group, provide actionable guidance to help functional food and supplement companies minimize risks associated with a new form of fraud...

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NPA submits Citizen Petition on labeling of mushrooms & mycelia

By Stephen Daniells

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is seeking clarity on the labeling of fungi ingredients in dietary supplements, with a Citizen Petition requesting FDA to incorporate aspects of guidance from the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA).

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Aker Biomarine gets NDI nod from FDA for brain health ingredient

By Danielle Masterson

The Norwegian fishing and biotech company has successfully achieved New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) status from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Lysoveta. Under the NDI, Aker BioMarine can market Lysoveta at 1.5 grams/day for the general adult...

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Pressure mounts on FDA to regulate CBD

By Danielle Masterson

Lawmakers and stakeholders assembled for a congressional hearing on July 27 to highlight how FDA’s refusal to regulate CBD is threatening consumer access to safe products.

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