Botanical ingredients supplier BI Nutraceuticals has sent its customers a clarification of current US regulations that prohibit the use of irradiation and ethylene oxide (EtO) as a means to sterilize supplement ingredients.
The general public should not be misled to believe that supplement products are dangerous or illegal by athletes’ uninformed usage of the products, and by irresponsible media coverage, according to a US supplements group.
Ingredient supplier BI Nutraceuticals has expanded its steam sterilization capacity, which the firm says will allow it to sterilize more than 15,000 metric tons of herbal botanical, spice and food ingredients annually.
The US Food and Drug Administration may be publishing a compliance guide that would provide crucial help to small dietary supplement manufacturers trying to implement current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) legislation.
Many medium and small dietary supplement companies are still not close to meeting new GMP requirements, despite the looming deadlines. Lorraine Heller speaks to industry members about the major challenges that remain, and the next steps that should be...
Lorraine Heller talks to Danisco’s director of regulatory and scientific affairs in North America – Stuart Craig – who predicts an environment of increased regulation for the nutraceuticals and functional food markets.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed that GMP inspection reports are not, in fact, available online, and that the only way to access these is by filing a Freedom of Information request.