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.
A paper published today in a prominent medical journal asserts that the law governing dietary supplements is no longer adequate to protect consumers and sweeping changes are needed to keep potentially dangerous new ingredients off the market.
The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has paved the way for a potential class action against a supplement brand because of the alleged presence of an illegal ingredient, which rendered the product worthless and gave the plaintiffs standing to...
Congress should act to create a new law to solve the CBD (cannabidiol) regulatory issue, while simultaneously “closing long-standing gaps” in the oversight of all dietary supplements, according to a new paper by Dr Pieter Cohen and Dr Joshua Sharfstein.
The recent slew of warning letters on DMHA and phenibut signals a new scrutiny on the part of FDA of ingredient status without reference to other issues, says an attorney with a long history in the field.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued 11 warning letters yesterday to companies that have non NDI ingredients in their products. Eight of the warning letters concerned DMHA, with the other three concerned phenibut.
FDA has reiterated its enforcment stance on CBD and hemp products, has updated a Q&A document on the subject and has specified what kind of information it is seeking in the runup to a public meeting on the subject in May, all as part of documents...
Synthesized analogs of botanical ingredients, and ingredients of wholly artificial origin, could have a place in the dietary supplement industry. But if they do, full transparency would argue that they be labeled as such.
The proposed 2020 budget for FDA includes a request for mandatory registration of dietary supplements as well as decreased funding for research into these products, according to an analysis supplied to NutraIngredients-USA.