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Transparency is making headway — but is it enough?

By Hank Schultz

Transparency is becoming more of a watchword for the industry, says Mark Blumenthal of the American Botanical Council.  Whether it's a word to live by or to hide behind is the question, he said.

FDA continuing to drill down to provenance of ingredients

FDA continuing to drill down to provenance of ingredients

By Hank Schultz

Recent warning letters show the Food and Drug Administration continues to hone in on the provenance of ingredients, and demonstrate that the tempo of enforcement remains unchanged despite the moves by the Trump Administration to roll back regulations...

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UNPA endorses the Supplement OWL

By Stephen Daniells

The Supplement OWL is “an important and necessary first step towards transparency”, said Loren Israelsen, president of the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) following his organization’s endorsement of the initiative.

Jarrow challenges FDA on probiotics

Jarrow challenges FDA on probiotics

By Hank Schultz

Dietary supplement manufacturer Jarrow Formulas Inc. has filed a lengthy comment challenging FDA’s position on probiotics as set down in the most recent Revised Draft Guidance on New Dietary Ingredients.

Herbalife shrugs off FTC, Ackman;  boosts 2017 outlook

Herbalife shrugs off FTC, Ackman; boosts 2017 outlook

By Hank Schultz

Herbalife has shaken off the lingering effects of a big-ticket settlement with the Federal Trade Commission with a relatively solid quarterly results statement that was welcomed by stock traders.

FDA uses warning letter to check up on DMAA recall

FDA uses warning letter to check up on DMAA recall

By Hank Schultz

In an unusual move, in a warning letter to a dietary supplement company the Food and Drug Administration has sought information about a recall, in this case one involving DMAA products.

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