A staunch affirmation of DSHEA by Dr. Scott Gottlieb, MD the nominee for FDA commissioner, is a highly promising sign for the immediate prospects of industry cooperation with the agency, said the head of a trade organization.
In its latest cleanup of its food facility registration database, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has culled an eye-opening 28% of existing registrations. The biggest drops happened in overseas sites.
Assuming FDA does not delay the deadline for the new Nutrition Fact label as requested by industry, then large companies have slightly more than a year left to overcome challenges associated with added sugar, the new definition of dietary fiber, changes...
The news that Rep. Jason Chaffetz plans not to seek re-election is a reminder that maintaining friends for the dietary supplements industry within the halls of power is an ongoing and never ending process.
The Food and Drug Administration is underestimating the amount of time and resources the supplement industry spends annually complying with government regulations, including current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs).
Targeted Medical Pharma, a company marketing medical foods for pain management, has been hit with an FDA warning letter that illustrates the complexities of this product category and the studies done to support the products.
Lifeway Foods has vowed to defend itself “vigorously” against a lawsuit claiming it falsely advertised its fermented dairy products as ‘99% lactose free’ when they allegedly contained almost 4% lactose (milk sugar).