Chemicals giant DSM has partnered with Panaceutics, which makes personalized nutritional gels and purees to compete against the personalized packs of pills that dominate supplement subscription services.
By Michael McGuffin, president, American Herbal Products Association
Looking back 25 years, there are several remarkable aspects of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) amendments to the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), which transformed how dietary supplements are regulated.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued 11 warning letters yesterday to companies that have non NDI ingredients in their products. Eight of the warning letters concerned DMHA, with the other three concerned phenibut.
The recent slew of crackdowns, regulatory reviews and stricter rules for China's health food and supplement industry are 'growing pains' the industry must overcome, as regulators double down on efforts to promote safety and collect taxes.
New studies using palmitoylethanolamide, an endocannabinoid-like molecule with potent anti-inflammatory properties, may offer formulators possibilities for new joint health and sports recovery products, and an alternative to CBD.