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.
Bodybuilding.com’s John Venardos shares some of his ideas to improve the regulation of the dietary supplements industry, from better transparency to greater FDA staff accountability, and how to level the playing field.
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said the agency is planning a public meeting in April to initiate a rule making procedure on CBD. The goal is to create “an appropriately efficient and predictable regulatory framework for regulating CBD products,”...
Brand ethics and transparency are crucial for any entrepreneur looking for success in the health food and wellness space, according to industry experts at the recent Probiota conference in Copenhagen (February 13th-15th).
Probiotic food and drink companies 'should be more angry' about health claim restraints which act as barriers to consumer health, according to a marketing expert who spoke at Probiota Copenhagen last week.
On Monday FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb put forward some ideas about where the regulation of dietary supplements should go in the coming years. This is an opportunity that should not be missed. What should be tops on the industry’s wish list?
The comments made by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, on the NDIs issue have made dietary supplement industry stakeholders sit up and take notice. The comments were met with an air of cautious optimism.
FDA will inaugurate a public dialogue process this spring to discuss possible changes to DSHEA, take a fresh look at botanical product safety and to reinvigorate the NDI process. The plan was laid out in a statement from FDA Commissioner Dr Scott Gottlieb,...
The US Food and Drug Administration took action against 17 companies making illegal Alzheimer’s disease treatment claims. Twelve companies were slapped with warning letters while five received online advisories.
Children and adolescents who excessively consume caffeine-containing energy drinks over a short period of time, can experience sleep problems, anxiety and heart palpitations, say Norway’s food authorities.
Pharmaceutical firms are making strides in the Australia's medical cannabis space, but supplement and nutraceutical firms will have to wait a long time before they can do the same, says an industry expert.