An amendment advocated by the Natural Products Association that would earmark funds for CBD regulation was including in the final version of the 2019 appropriations bill passed by the US House of Representatives.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a list of qualified health claims for omega-3 fatty acids and their effect on blood pressure, culminating a five year plus effort on the part of industry.
An amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) introduced to Congress would require the creation of a reporting system for adverse events that may be associated with dietary supplements use in the military. Trade group CRN is pushing back,...
Congress should act to create a new law to solve the CBD (cannabidiol) regulatory issue, while simultaneously “closing long-standing gaps” in the oversight of all dietary supplements, according to a new paper by Dr Pieter Cohen and Dr Joshua Sharfstein.
Controversy swirls around whether dietary supplement brands should be required to register the products they have on the market with FDA. Two attorneys debated the risks and benefits of a mandatory product registry yesterday at the CRN/ACI Annual Legal,...
US Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) last week filed an amendment to modify the House Agriculture appropriations bill to include critical funds that would enable FDA to undertake the appropriate processes and set a safe level of CBD.
Cranberry ingredients supplier Fruit d’Or says it is raising the transparency bar by testing its offerings to verify their biological activity, not just to assure that they met spec and are not adulterated.
The growing popularity of nootropics and sports nutrition supplements is leading to a boom in unlicensed products being sold online, with Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) recently seizing a raft of items.
Is there a role for cannabis and its derivatives to play in our food system, perhaps as part of a healthy, well-balanced diet? Scientists explored the question at the recent Nutrition 2019 conference in Baltimore.