The National Advertising Division has directed Church & Dwight to stop making a claim of better absorption on its line of gummy vitamins. The company has responded by appealing the decision to a review board.
Botanical ingredients have a history of thousands of years of supporting human health. As we enter springtime in the North Hemisphere it's comforting to reflect on the fact that that will still be true even as the current crisis passes.
Contract manufacturer Icelandirect has announced it has achieved organic certification, the company announced recently, which is part of a trend of widening organic options with the dietary supplement industry.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has updated its recall of CBD-related foods and food supplements that have flagged up safety concerns due to the presence of delta‐9‐tetrahydrocannabinol or THC.
There has been a lot of talk over the years about there being ‘two’ dietary supplement industries. One that plays by the rules, one that doesn’t. But it’s wise not to forget in that discussion the entrepreneurial drive that made this a thriving industry...
The Natural Products Association credits a grass roots pressure campaign with forestalling the advance of two troublesome Illinois State measures. One affects weight management supplements and the other CBD businesses.
The majority of the 48 most widely sold retail EPA/DHA omega-3 dietary supplements on the US market are of good quality, according to a new analysis by GOED that the trade groups calls “a timely snapshot of product quality in the US”.
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.
More than 40% of dietary supplements may not be as effective as touted to be, after 100 products tested by Japan’s National Consumer Affairs Center (NCAC) were unable to dissolve in water within the specified time limits.
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.
The dietary supplement industry is a crazy quilt that marries the sublime to the ridiculous and includes players of the highest moral and intellectual standards as well as those participating in the basest grubbing for money.
By George Paraskevakos, Executive Director, International Probiotics Association
The question came to me this past year: Why do my year end reviews resonate with film titles? The simple answer is I always draw parallel situations from film to my own life’s journey; and this year’s title couldn’t be more appropriate.
Hemp-derived CBD brands Charlotte’s Web and Infinite Product Co. have both been hit with proposed class action lawsuits filed in California that allege they misled consumers by marketing their products as dietary supplements when FDA has specifically...
Nestlé Health Science China has officially inaugurated its product innovation centre in Taizhou, Jiangsu province, to beef up the firm’s portfolio of Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs) in China.
FDA needs new tools to effectively deal with an expanding supplement marketplace, according to agency official Lowell Schiller. This is especially true when contemplating the flood of CBD products, with many more yet to come.
With sales of mushroom containing dietary supplements growing year-on-year by as much as 40%, and food and beverage companies getting in on the act, demand for the fungi has been “unreal”, says Jeff Chilton, President of Nammex Organic Mushroom Extracts.
The International Probiotics Association will host its fourth IPA DC Workshop with insights from a range of experts and stakeholders, including the FDA/ CFSAN, FTC, and Health Canada. The event is held in conjunction with the US Pharmacopeia.
Yesterday four trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry sent a letter to all 535 members of the US Congress urging them to make CBD a legal dietary ingredient and to give FDA the resources to regulate the sector.
As widely predicted, the plaintiff’s bar has turned its attention to the burgeoning CBD category with a series of lawsuits alleging that products contain “significantly lower levels of CBD than advertised.”
The United Natural Products Alliance has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, allowing industry stakeholders access to the medical school’s analytical, technical and policy expertise.
A cannabidiol (CBD) manufacturer is calling for greater regulatory controls after independent analyses of 31 CBD-based products found varying levels of active ingredients as well as CBD-related labelling issues.