New ingredient approvals

AHPA, CRN suggest tweaks, wholesale overhauls of manufacturing regs

AHPA, CRN suggest tweaks, wholesale overhauls of manufacturing regs

By Hank Schultz

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.

Last year there were European press reports that the ketone drinks were being used by cyclists at the Tour de France, but this was adamantly by the UK-based Sky team accused.

'20 to 30 elite sportspeople/teams' involved in ketone research

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Oxford researchers behind a novel performance-enhancing ketone drink get around an email a day from sports teams hoping to buy the product – and another 20-30 unnamed professional teams have already been involved in research trials with the product.

NPA urges FDA to back off in applying food additive standards

NPA urges FDA to back off in applying food additive standards

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association has urged FDA to cease its attempt to apply  food additive standards to dietary ingredients. To do so would create an undue burden on small business, many of which are represented by NPA.

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CRN to Health Canada: Don't try to fix NHP system if it ain't broke

By Hank Schultz

The Council for Responsible Nutrition has submitted comments to a Health Canada that urges the agency not to scrap the existing product registration system but rather to further refine it if that is deemed necessary and to better educate the public about...

NPA asks for NDI comment period extension

NPA asks for NDI comment period extension

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association is asking FDA to add 30 days to the comment period on the updated New Dietary Ingredients draft guidance.