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Support for digestive health claims among topics for tomorrow's event

Online Digestive Health Conference

Support for digestive health claims among topics for tomorrow's event

By Hank Schultz

Probiotics and prebiotics—the names themselves are a claim, something that companies need always to be aware of. This is one of the topics that will be covered in tomorrow’s Online Digest Health Conference sponsored by NutraIngredients-USA.

Sign up for Digestive Health Conference, set for this  Wednesday

Sign up for Digestive Health Conference, set for this Wednesday

By Hank Schultz

What’s the latest evidence for the effects of probiotics? What about prebiotics? What are the current market trends? The answers to these and other questions can be heard in an online conference scheduled for this Wednesday.

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Supplement trade associations and USADA warn consumers about SARMs

By Stephen Daniells

The dietary supplement industry’s leading trade associations and the US Anti-Doping Agency have voiced their support of the recent FDA actions to protect consumers from body-building products containing Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) illegally...

Feds seize $3 million from Wheat, Hi Tech

Feds seize $3 million from Wheat, Hi Tech

By Hank Schultz

The federal government has seized more than $3 million from Hi Tech Pharmaceuticals CEO Jared Wheat as part of its money laundering and mail fraud case against the executive and the dietary supplement company he controls.

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The 18 things we learned from the IPA’s DC Workshop 2017

By Stephen Daniells

From market sizing to the need for global probiotics standards at Codex, the International Probiotic Association’s second DC workshop in collaboration with the US Pharmacopeia succeeded in providing a venue for sharing knowledge and expertise.

FDA hardens stance against use of CBD in supplements

FDA hardens stance against use of CBD in supplements

By Hank Schultz

The Food and Drug Administration’s attitude that CBD does not belong in dietary supplements seems to have hardened, judging by the wording of four warning letters issued this week.

ITC declines to hear Amarin's fish oils complaint

ITC declines to hear Amarin's fish oils complaint

By Hank Schultz

The US International Trade Commission has decided not to hear a case in which the fish oil drug maker Amarin sought to prevent the import of some omega-3 dietary supplements.

FDA shuts down NY supplement firm

FDA shuts down NY supplement firm

By Hank Schultz

A dietary supplement manufacturer in Long Island, NY has been shut down by the Food and Drug Administration after numerous and repeated violations of GMP standards and labeling laws.

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