Dietary supplement manufacturers and the natural channel stores that sell the products play an important role in supporting consumers health during this challenging time and should be counted as ‘essential’ businesses, stakeholders say.
While the COVID-19 crisis dominates headlines, a raft of state and local laws that could negatively affect the dietary supplement industry are afoot and deserve attention, according the Council for Responsible Nutrition.
The European Commission (EC) is looking to ban several botanical species containing hydroxyanthracene derivatives widely used in food supplements and herbal medicinal products for their laxative effect.
A pulse of supply and production issues caused by the COVID-19 crisis is making its way through the dietary supplement industry. Inventories of botanical ingredients continue to hold up, but unprecedented demand for immunity boosting products is causing...
As the news about COVID-19 becomes ever more sobering, the question becomes what dietary supplements might do to help. I think there is opportunity here, but talking about it requires walking a tightrope over a gulf of regulatory peril.
In the wake of a wave of postponements of trade shows and other dates in the dietary supplement industry driven by the COVID-19 crisis the question has been raised about whether such face-to-face events are still necessary. One expert in the brand development...
The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to seven companies that have been alleged to have been making COVID-19 disease treatment claims. Among the recipients of the warning letters is a prominent televangelist.
Hundreds of companies and brands have announced they won’t be at Expo West because of COVID-19 fears. The show’s organizers said yesterday the show will go on but predict overall attendance could drop by as much as 60%.