Early returns from the FDA meeting on CBD regulation give a glimpse of the complexity of the regulatory questions, which might stretch the timeline for a new legal framework to extent beyond which many in the industry would find acceptable.
Frustration filled the air at the Dietary Supplements Regulatory Summit earlier this month when it became apparent that no progress has been made in the industry’s push for FDA to drop weight requirements on probiotic product labels.
“If we do not succeed in working together to reassure the card brands that they can safely support our industry, then we predict a significant decrease in CBD sales within the next few months,” the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) has warned.
The main purpose of the Botanical Safety Consortium, a public-private effort bringing together stakeholders in the botanical supplements space, is “advancing the science of botanical safety evaluation, [and is] not involved in regulatory decisions or...
A new force is shaping the dietary supplement market, one that operates largely outside of normal industry channels. The growth of the online sales channel, and brands that operate exclusively in that space, is an increasingly powerful force.
Despite comments made by then FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to the contrary, the US Food and Drug Administration does not have a policy of enforcement discretion with respect to products derived from cannabis and its components, including cannabidiol...
Italy’s National Institute of Health has received further notifications of two more hepatitis cases linked to a turmeric-based food supplement distributed by a firm already implicated in two similar incidents earlier this month.
What do housing crises and dietary supplement recalls have in common? They cause a big bust to consumer trust, said Frank Yiannas, deputy commissioner for food policy and response at the Food and Drug Administration.
The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has described regulatory measures taken against CBD-containing products as “disproportionate and senseless,” in moves that have bought “negative consequences”.