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.
China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the Ministry of Commerce summoned all 91 direct-selling firms operating in China to a meeting as part of the “100-day operation” to clean up the health food market.
Growing dislike for Ireland’s plans to tax vitamins, minerals, probiotics and fish oils continued this week as the country’s largest retail industry body called on the Government to review the VAT hike.
New Zealand’s natural products sector is facing yet another lengthy process of workshops, surveys and consultations to secure regulations that are fit-for-purpose, after the government signalled its intention to go back to the drawing board.
A Dietary Supplement Caucus has officially been registered in the 116th Congress, with the goal of enhancing “Congressional attention to the role of supplements in health promotion, disease prevention, and address the regulation of the supplement industry.”