Dietary supplements are again the focus of attention in recent articles published in The Wall Street Journal and New York Times – and once more the products are portrayed in a less than flattering light.
Dietary supplement trade groups have said they will ensure their members meet new labeling requirements to include a full address or telephone number, but have suggested that they are under no legal obligation to add any other ‘signal language’ to their...
The US Food and Drug Administration has again updated its guidance for the labeling of dietary supplements, and continues to ‘recommend’ the inclusion of manufacturer contact details for adverse event reporting.
Missouri-based National Enzyme Company (NEC) has passed an extensive Good Manufacturing Practices audit of its Australian operations by the regulator there and can continue to market its ingredients and dietary supplements.
A US District Court has ruled against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and in favor of a supplements firm, in a landmark case that found FTC’s criticism of the company’s advertising was simply a “difference of opinion”.
The Food and Drug Administration is being sued over its controversial and much-amended GMP regulations on the grounds the 1000-page rule is “ambiguous where it should be clear”, according to the attorney mounting the action.
A notice detailing the new process for issuing warning letters to food companies that violate safety regulations has been published in the Federal Register, with the program due to begin on September 15.
At the APEC meeting in Singapore, Robert Brackett of the GMA has applauded the founding of a food safety training network, just days after the organization praised the House for passing a landmark food safety bill.