AdvoCare, a multi-level marketing company, has agreed to a $150 million fine and a compensation plan restructuring to settle an FTC pyramid scheme case. In addition, the former CEO has agreed to a ban from the industry.
Foods for special medical purposes (FSMP), functional foods, and ease of convenience are three emerging categories that dietary supplements and pharma companies are paying attention to, according to Mintel.
Temptation is a fact of human nature, and is an element in the sports nutrition game as well. Some sports products seem ever to edge toward an ethical line, spurred on by the demand from their consumer constituencies for ‘edgy’ formulations.
Despite challenges to entry, there is growing consumer appeal in the Brazilian sports nutrition market. We talk pricing, politics and product innovation with Tom Morgan, Senior Market Analyst at Lumina Intelligence.
The US Food and Drug Administration has shut down a Tennessee dietary supplement manufacturer that allegedly has not complied with repeated orders to not unlawfully distribute unapproved new drugs, adulterated and misbranded dietary supplements and an...