A nascent organic herbal cooperative model in Vermont offers the promise of increasing domestic herbal ingredient sources. The founders say they have been pleasantly surprised that demand for these higher priced materials has consistently outstripped...
Despite a high profile legal wrangle with FTC and with the New York Attorney General, memory support supplement manufacturer Quincy Bioscience has enough revenue in the tank to afford a high-dollar sponsorship of a NASCAR racing team.
Helping consumers maintain healthy memory function is one of the peaks many dietary supplement formulators seek to climb. And it is one of the most likely targets for regulatory enforcement action, too.
The American Herbal Products Association has issued a version of its ‘botanical GMPs’ document. Several member companies have stepped forward to field test the recommendations, AHPA president Michael McGuffin said.
The University of Guelph in Canada is launching the NHP Research Alliance to provide global leadership to advance the use of DNA testing and molecular diagnostics in quality assurance QA of natural health products.
Quincy Bioscience, marketers of brain health product Prevagen, has been charged with making deceptive memory, cognitive improvement claims by the Federal Trade Commission and New York State Attorney General.
A year after the NY AG probe on botanical supplements, big calls for transparency came from both consumers and the industry. This year, we dedicated some of our in-depth coverage to transparency post-Schneiderman, as well as trends in contract manufacturing....