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.
In a move that has divided industry, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has told German pharma giant Bayer in no uncertain terms to cease making disease reduction claims about products that contain both pharmaceutical and nutraceutical ingredients.
Chrysantis said it is developing its eye-health ingredient zeaxanthin for use in food and beverages as the company announced it is boosting its sales force to meet growing demand in the supplement sector.
At the end of last month, the founder of US supplements firm Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals received the most severe punishment yet to be handed out for fraud in the industry: A 25-year jail sentence and $93,000 from his personal savings. The company...
The US Food and Drug Administration estimates that it will receive only one nutrient content claim notification and two health claim notifications per year, according to a notice to be published in the Federal Register.
Five US dietary supplement companies are facing lawsuits for marketing cancer cures, while another six firms have settled out of court following a crack down by the nation’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC).