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FDA shuts down New York supplement firm

FDA shuts down New York supplement firm

By Hank Schultz

The US Food and Drug Administration has taken the extreme step of shutting down a manufacturer of dietary supplements located in New York State.

Eight of 11 ill people interviewed said they had consumed kratom. Picture: iStock/frank600

Kratom linked to multistate Salmonella outbreak

By Joseph James Whitworth

The US FDA and CDC are advising consumers to avoid kratom and kratom-containing products due to a link with a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 28 people in 20 states.

Ismail to step down as GOED leader

Ismail to step down as GOED leader

By Hank Schultz

After more than 10 years guiding the most successful organization of its type within the supplements industry, Adam Ismail has announced he will step down as the executive director of GOED at the end of February.

Bergstrom makes one ingredient--OptiMSM--meaning chances of cross contamination are nil, NPA says.  Bergstrom Nutrition photo

NPA files petition for approval of skip lot ID testing

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association has filed a petition on behalf of member Bergstrom Nutrition asking FDA to grant reduction of identity testing frequency based on the company’s track record. If successful, the petition could lower costs in the industry,...

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