NOW has released its latest round of testing of products sold on Amazon and found that the glutathione supplements it bought were of reasonable quality, though some failures in potency and purity were still observed.
A new investigation into 116 Magnesium (Mg) food supplements on the Polish market reveals that huge differences between the declared and the actual content mean users may consume up to 304% more or 98% less Mg per day than they realise.
Amazon heightened the priority of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 when it announced to dietary supplement sellers that ISO accreditation is required, along with Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) in order to sell products on its online retail platform.
Supplement manufacturer NOW alleges that among 23 “unknown” curcumin products it purchased recently on Amazon and subjected to in-house and third-party analytical testing, 12 products failed at least one of the tests.
The US Food & Drug Administration has sent a letter to Amazon about the availability of drug-tainted sexual enhancement and weight loss products for sale on its platform, the majority of which were marketed as dietary supplements.
The Supplement Safety Compliance Initiative has strengthened the industry in the wake of New York Attorney General affair and has put it in a far better position to deal with future challenges, attendees at a recent event were told.
NutraIngredients-USA sat down with Aaron Secrist, executive vice president of Quality, Regulatory Affairs & Operations at NOW Health Group, to reflect on what has happened over the past year and what he thinks is next for the e-commerce giant.