The federal Drug Enforcement Administration's plan to move kratom to the Schedule 1 list via an emergency filing has spurred significant pushback from industry stakeholders and from lawmakers. But even within the herbal sphere not everyone agrees...
Sharing of best practices, knowledge of cutting edge analytical techniques, current market data, and positions from FDA and FTC on NDIs and claims substantiation will be tackled at an upcoming workshop hosted by the International Probiotics Association.
A recent FDA warning letter to a company selling noni products provides a quick précis for what not to do when trying to support your product with science, said an attorney who reviewed the communication.
Over the last few years, the FDA has zeroed in on the dietary supplement industry. It has taken numerous actions against dietary supplements where it believes the ingredients pose health risks to the public. This scrutiny continues with the release...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will remove the “Verified by an independent, certified laboratory” statement from its store-brand Spring Valley dietary supplement labels, following an agreement with Iowa’s Attorney General.
The Federal Trade Commission has taken action against the publisher of a large number of what it calls ‘predatory’ scientific journals. The complaint alleges the publisher lies about the journals’ quality and influence, and charges undisclosed fees.
The updated New Dietary Ingredients draft guidance, issued yesterday by the Food and Drug Administration, modifies the agency’s stance on the contentious issue of synthetic, nature-identical compounds. But not by much.
The Natural Products Association has stepped up its campaign at the national level to blunt the effects of an administrative order in Puerto Rico that puts additional burdens on dietary supplement companies operating there.