Regulation, legislation & enforcement

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CRN files lawsuit against NY’s age restrictive supplement law

By Deniz Ataman

New York’s law, which prohibits retailers in the state from selling certain dietary supplements to consumers under age 18, lacks clarity and creates confusion for consumers, retailers, marketers and manufacturers, explained Steve Mister, president &...

NutraCast: Exploring the connection of ‘science to sales’

NutraCast: Exploring the connection of ‘science to sales’

By Danielle Masterson

The dietary supplement industry has come a long way. A significant number of new dietary supplement products have appeared in the marketplace since Congress passed the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act (DSHEA) of 1994. At that time, there were...

FTC settles with supplement startup over COVID claims

FTC settles with supplement startup over COVID claims

By Asia Sherman

A multi-year case involving dietary supplement startup PPO Lab, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and COVID-19-related health claims has come to a close, culminating in a truce that removes fines and lightens administrative burdens on the defendants.

NutraCast: Safety considerations for dietary supplement manufacturers

NutraCast: Safety considerations for dietary supplement manufacturers

By Danielle Masterson

A new paper is out titled “Safety Considerations for Dietary Supplement Manufacturers in the United States", co-authored by Jay Sirois, PhD, VP of regulatory and scientific affairs, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, alongside several CHPA...

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What can you say in weight loss claims? Experts weigh in

By Danielle Masterson

With what feels like a weight loss medication takeover, many are betting that the GLP-1 receptor agonists will rescue America from its obesity epidemic. So what does this mean for the natural weight loss products?

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Industry demands closure to CBD regulation stalemate

By Nikki Hancocks

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) has published a report calling on the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Home Office to work together to end the regulatory stalemate threatening the sector.

Where Advocacy Meets Diplomacy: 2023 Demanded a Full Toolbox

CRN's Steve Mister on 2023

Where Advocacy Meets Diplomacy: 2023 Demanded a Full Toolbox

By Steve Mister, President & CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition

As my grandmother used to say, “You get more flies with sugar than you do with vinegar—but a good bug zapper will do the job sometimes too.“ Yes, she was a wise and pragmatic woman.

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UNPA's reflections on 2023: The year of opposite choices

By Loren Israelsen, Founder & President, United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)

My reflection on 2023 has little to do with specifics. In my view, this was a year of opposite choices and opposing directions – the big stuff. Yet, daily demands to address the urgent (but often not so important) dulled our senses and intuition. Hence,...

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Guest article

The Future of Self-Care Depends on Continued Access & Expanded Choice

By Duffy MacKay, SVP, Dietary Supplements, CHPA

The future of self-care is a multifaceted landscape that hinges on access, continued innovation, and a collective effort spanning input from consumers, communities, healthcare providers, regulators, and policymakers.

NutraCast: Are energy drinks under attack? FoodChain ID weighs in

NutraCast: Are energy drinks under attack? FoodChain ID weighs in

By Danielle Masterson

As caffeine content in energy drinks climbs to new heights, some countries and retailers are banning the products or imposing age restrictions. In the US and UK, there are no national regulations that ban the sale of highly-caffeinated energy drinks,...

FDA & Pharmavite join speaker roster for the DSHEA Summit

FDA & Pharmavite join speaker roster for the DSHEA Summit

By Stephen Daniells

Dr Cara Welch, Director of FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplements Programs, and Christine Burdick-Bell, EVP & General Counsel at Pharmavite, have confirmed their participation in the NutraIngredients-USA’s landmark DSHEA Summit.

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Guest Article

Apple Picking and Drug Preclusion: Let’s Make it a Fair Contest

By Steve Mister, President & CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition

In this guest article, Steve Mister, President & CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition, discusses how “surgical amendments to the existing drug preclusion provision” can balance the interests of drugs and supplements and allow innovation in both...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Emma Hunt, Co-Founder, Rubicon Bridge

NutraWomen Wednesday: Emma Hunt, Co-Founder, Rubicon Bridge

By Danielle Masterson

After decades of navigating the complexities of regulatory compliance, Emma Hunt and Kathryn Szymonowicz took their knowledge and used it to launch Rubicon Bridge, a software that helps other businesses to overcome regulatory challenges and achieve international...

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