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Synthetic chili pepper extract gets EFSA approval

By Will Chu

The European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) finds no safety concerns with the Novel Food (NF) phenylcapsaicin, a synthetic chemical compound of the chili pepper extract capsaicin.

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Notes from CRN/ACI Annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements

The case for mandatory product listing, and the arguments against it

By Adi Menayang

Controversy swirls around whether dietary supplement brands should be required to register the products they have on the market with FDA. Two attorneys debated the risks and benefits of a mandatory product registry yesterday at the CRN/ACI Annual Legal,...

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Rapidly diversifying CBD realm will cleave along quality lines

By Hank Schultz

Lessons learned from the history of the dietary supplement industry can be applied to the hemp world, and the blitzkrieg-like pace of the industry means we’ll know in short order who’s getting the message and who isn’t. It will also put pressure on regulators...

Elan Sudberg was one of two NutraChampions awarded at this year's NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2019 on Monday, June 3 in New Orleans.

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Alkemist Labs CEO: 'It’s the personal touch that really matters'

By Adi Menayang

We spoke with Elan Sudberg, CEO of Alkemist Labs and winner of our NutraChampion award to learn about how he stays up to date with the latest science and technology, what keeps him up at night as CEO, and how the industry has changed since he first started.

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