The Natural Products Association has asked FDA to clarify that the minor amount of calories contributed by certain amino acids do not need to be reported on labels. Publication of an official enforcement discretion would forestall frivolous lawsuits,...
The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to five supplement companies about the sale of cesium chloride products, which the Agency said present significant health risks. The products have been a concern for several years.
Sabinsa Corporation has achieved a new patent and a Health Canada claims approval on its uC3 Clear water soluble curcumin ingredient. In addition, the company announced two other Canadian patents on a ginger compound and a cosmetic ingredient.
The US Food and Drug Administration has taken action against two companies that claim their products can help prevent children from developing food allergies. The claims turn the products into unapproved drugs, the Agency claims.
An expert panel has written a white paper with a set of recommendations regarding the diet and micronutrient supplement needs of the Swiss and wider European population in order to support immunity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We cannot enforce against what we cannot see or cannot know is there”, said FDA’s Steven Tave, and that’s why mandatory listing requirement for dietary supplement products would be a step forward for enforcement.
The National Advertising Division has referred the case of a supplement manufacturer making what have been deemed to be unsubstantiated immune health claims on to the Federal Trade Commission for possible enforcement.
The Senate passed a continuing resolution Wednesday that provides short term funding in a move that will prevent a government shutdown. The resolution also included the House’s language to extend the hemp pilot program through September of 2021.