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Health claims report slammed as ‘unscientific’

Health claims report slammed as ‘unscientific’

By Lorraine Heller

A new report that calls for fewer restrictions on the use of health claims in Canada has been criticized as being “superficial” and not grasping the intricacies of the Canadian and US food legislative frameworks.

Supplements and DSHEA under mass attack

Supplements and DSHEA under mass attack

By Lorraine Heller

The US dietary supplement industry is facing a massive media onslaught after recent recalls of harmful products have placed the sector and the law that regulates it under the spotlight.

General Mills Cheerios cereal is a drug, says FDA

General Mills Cheerios cereal is a drug, says FDA

By Lorraine Heller

General Mills has been told to change the marketing of its popular Cheerios whole grain cereal, as the health claims it currently uses classify it as an unapproved drug.

How the EU health claims process could impact US

How the EU health claims process could impact US

How will the new health claims system in Europe impact the state of play in the North American market? Lorraine Heller speaks to a leading international ingredients supplier about the potential marketing and regulatory implications.

Playing ball in China's health claims park

Dispatches from Supply Side East

Playing ball in China's health claims park

By Lorraine Heller

Lorraine Heller met with Randy Dennin, chairman of the Chinese branch of US trade group Natural Products Association (NPA), at Supply Side East and asked him about regulatory and other challenges on the Sino peninsula.

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