The Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program has released a draft version of its standard operating procedure for the destruction of defective ingredients, which has been seen as a landmark in the dietary supplement industry’s self regulation efforts.
China looks set to implement new cross border e-commerce (CBEC) rules on January 1 next year, according to New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE). This is likely to lead to additional regulation and taxes for supplement and functional food firms.
Reckitt Benckiser and Kellogg are said to have joined the race to purchase GSK consumer nutrition business – with Nestlé, Unilever, Mondelēz and Coca-Cola already reportedly interested in the business.
The founders of New Chapter have severed their relationship with Procter & Gamble because they said “financial pressures to accelerate profits” meant they could no longer in good conscience continue to associate themselves with the brand.