Dietary supplement industry stakeholders are divided over whether proposed legislation to alter the regulatory definitions of dietary ingredients to specifically include CBD is the best way to break the logjam on the substance.
The year is new and a lot of people are getting out their crystal balls. NutraIngredients-USA is no exception, and here are our top big issues that will impact the dietary supplements industry in this new decade.
Building on a regulatory foundation already laid for hemp ingredients, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) has proposed a bill that would include CBD under the definition of dietary supplements found in DSHEA.
CBD is the fastest-growing category in supplements and bodycare in Fresh Thyme Farmers Market stores, increasing average basket spend in the category and attracting new shoppers, says the Midwest retailer. However, sales growth is slowing as the category...
By Stefan Gafner and Mark Blumenthal, American Botanical Council
The news about CBD and hemp extracts dominated 2019, says the American Botanical Council. But issues surrounding the ongoing climate crisis, questions of sustainability, and the ongoing questions of adulteration were important topics as well.
Georgia-based Purisys is “looking forward to the opportunity” in food, beverage and nutraceuticals after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency removed its cannabidiol (CBD) from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.
By Michael McGuffin, president, American Herbal Products Association
Questions surrounding the hemp/CBD trade, a recognition of the continued popularity of herbal supplements, and a casting a wary eye toward regulatory creep topped the list of 2019 concerns for the American Herbal Products Association.
An interim federal government funding measure does not include language creating a legal pathway for hemp/CBD products, despite advocacy on the part of stakeholders including lawmakers and trade organizations.
By Daniel Fabricant, PhD, CEO and President of the Natural Products Association (NPA)
2019 will be remembered as the year Cannabidiol (CBD) hit the American mainstream. From Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream to pet food and hand lotions to vape pens, CBD is everywhere we look. Which is why it is easy to understand why the majority of Americans...