The Canadian regulator is continuing its campaign against the banned weight-loss herbal Ephedra and the anxiety-reliever Kava, yesterday issuing its latest warning to consumers not to use the substances.
Recent testing on omega-3 supplements that found them to be contaminant-free is a sign that new manufacturing technologies have helped improve product quality, according to trade group Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED).
Leading US third party certifier NSF has updated its national
standards on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for dietary
supplement production, ahead of soon to be enforced revisions to
quality standards within the industry.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) announced it has
submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to
request that the agency deny a food additive petition that would
allow the use of ionizing irradiation...
A non-profit supplement testing program has issued a report
revealing banned substances exist in certain sports-related dietary
supplements, which has generated a buzz in the mainstream media and
concern from industry itself.