Will compiling an official list of Old Dietary Ingredients ultimately be worth the effort? Maybe, but the resulting list must be expansive rather than restrictive to be of much use, most stakeholders agree.
From market sizing to the need for global probiotics standards at Codex, the International Probiotic Association’s second DC workshop in collaboration with the US Pharmacopeia succeeded in providing a venue for sharing knowledge and expertise.
Members of the Council for Responsible Nutrition must demonstrate a “unified commitment” to the Supplement OWL, with the organization’s Board of Directors indicating that all members must be substantially compliant by the beginning of the year.
NPA's Dr Daniel Fabricant recaps state of industry at SupplySide West 2017
From finalizing an NDI list to making dietary supplements eligible in welfare programs, Dr Daniel Fabricant of the National Products Association shared his take on the state of the dietary supplements industry.
Recent warning letters show the Food and Drug Administration continues to hone in on the provenance of ingredients, and demonstrate that the tempo of enforcement remains unchanged despite the moves by the Trump Administration to roll back regulations...
Experts expect the existing standoff on synthetic botanicals as voiced by FDA in the most recent draft NDI guidance will continue, despite the consensus from industry being the agency’s position is not rooted in science.
Dietary supplement manufacturer Jarrow Formulas Inc. has filed a lengthy comment challenging FDA’s position on probiotics as set down in the most recent Revised Draft Guidance on New Dietary Ingredients.
A federal district court judge in Atlanta has ruled in favor of FDA in its case against Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals over its use of DMAA. But the ruling potentially weakens agency’s stance on the question of synthetic versions of constituents of botanicals.
A call from the U.S. Commerce Department for suggestions on streamlining manufacturing regulations has generated responses from industry trade organizations, with the different tacks the suggestions take reflecting those organizations’ membership.
The presence and proliferation of phenylethylamines in sports nutrition products continues to be a thorn in the side of the dietary supplement industry. But trying to regulate these ingredients away is not nearly as straightforward as was the case with...