Crunching data from a web-based survey, researchers at the University of Waterloo reported a link between energy drink consumption and adverse health effects, but the Canadian Beverage Association said the study design's 'broad conclusions'...
Once again FDA has denied Bayer’s request to approve a health claim linking vitamin D to the reduced risk of multiple scleroris on the grounds that the available scientific evidence does not meet the agency’s high standards for support.
With 15 years of data, BI Nutraceuticals says its steam sterilization protocol is the most highly developed in the dietary supplement industry, and is part of what enables the company to fully comply with FSMA requirements.
Australian biotechnology firm Marinova has achieved novel foods status in the EU for its Maritech® fucoidan extracts, and the firm is now targeting growth in the region's functional beverage and supplement sectors.
Supplement and functional food manufacturers have around two weeks to submit scientific data to get 34 ingredients currently used in products – including kale powder, plant-sourced vitamin D and kiwi extract – on India’s approved list.
Some of the provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act will be delayed in implementation while FDA works through potential problems that were identified in the comments phase, the agency announced last week.
A move announced yesterday by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to allow federal prosecutors to pursue marijuana enforcement cases further unsettles the regulatory underpinning for those companies seeking to use hemp derivatives for nutritional products.
Canadian manufacturer Hempco says it will capitalize on new cannabis laws coming into force to move beyond foods based on hemp seeds into the market for CBD ingredients. The strategic play will help offset losses from a debacle in South Korea, where low...
The picture painted by warning letters issued by FDA in 2017 is a chiaroscuro of old and new. Familiar enforcement action on claims language contrasted with warnings on the use of new, unapproved ingredients.
From entrepreneurs pioneering new farming methods and food technologies, to big brands adjusting to the changing landscape, FOOD VISION USA 2017 brought together a wide cross-section of industry players to explore how the industry is facing the challenges...