The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) has announced the term “probiotic” should be accepted on food and food supplement labels sold in the country, in accordance with the Mutual Recognition Principle.
Proposed rules regulating the sale of ingestible products containing hemp-derived cannabinoids in New York have been hailed as “pragmatic” and “rational” by brands attempting to navigate the regulatory minefield in the absence of federal regulations.
The Natural Products Association has asked FDA to clarify that the minor amount of calories contributed by certain amino acids do not need to be reported on labels. Publication of an official enforcement discretion would forestall frivolous lawsuits,...
The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to five supplement companies about the sale of cesium chloride products, which the Agency said present significant health risks. The products have been a concern for several years.
The US Food and Drug Administration has taken action against two companies that claim their products can help prevent children from developing food allergies. The claims turn the products into unapproved drugs, the Agency claims.
An expert panel has written a white paper with a set of recommendations regarding the diet and micronutrient supplement needs of the Swiss and wider European population in order to support immunity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aker BioMarine’s krill fishery activities have been re-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for the third consecutive year in an assessment that notes strengths in sustainability and partnerships.
The Natural Products Association (NPA) has announced that its annual conference, The Big Natural will take place virtually November 30 to December 1 with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Daniel Cormier delivering the keynote address.
Gnosis by Lesaffre is in the business of microorganisms and biotransformation processes such as fermentation, which are used to cultivate nutritional actives, probiotics, as well as nutritional and functional yeasts.
“We cannot enforce against what we cannot see or cannot know is there”, said FDA’s Steven Tave, and that’s why mandatory listing requirement for dietary supplement products would be a step forward for enforcement.