The Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) is in the final stages of completing a comprehensive set of consensus-based standards for dietary supplements, OTC pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and medical devices.
From market sizing to the need for global probiotics standards at Codex, the International Probiotic Association’s second DC workshop in collaboration with the US Pharmacopeia succeeded in providing a venue for sharing knowledge and expertise.
A recent project completed by branded ingredient supplier PLT illustrates how companies can fairly easily plug gaps in their botanical identification structure if they’re willing to expend the effort, an expert says.
Norwegian scientific consulting firm Orivo has announced a plan in conjunction with supplier GC Rieber Oils to refine its testing technology to be able to verify the authenticity of concentrated fish oils.
Members of the Council for Responsible Nutrition must demonstrate a “unified commitment” to the Supplement OWL, with the organization’s Board of Directors indicating that all members must be substantially compliant by the beginning of the year.
The American Botanical Council has announced a plan to create an industry-accepted practice to ensure that rejected raw materials don’t find their way back into the market and onto the shelf in the form of finished goods.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) has developed “GOED Best-Practice Guidelines on Oxidation Control” to help the industry to avoid oxidation issues and produce the highest quality products available.
FDA’s undertaking to create a master list of ‘old dietary ingredients’ that could be sold legally in dietary supplements without first going through the new dietary ingredient notification process likely will fall flat, despite the agency’s best intentions,...