A recent paper on Bacillus probiotics raises questions that echo the quality concerns of the whole category, stakeholders said. To be considered both safe and effective, probiotics must be verified down to the strain level, the authors said.
Industry stakeholders have welcomed the news that the Biden Adminstration is reportedly ready to name Dr. Robert Califf, MD as the new FDA Commissioner, given that he has prior experience at the Agency during the Obama years.
The US Federal Trade Commission sent out hundreds of notices yesterday over the use of endorsements it says may violate its rules. Many prominent companies in the dietary supplement industry are on the list.
NOW has released its latest round of testing of products sold on Amazon and found that the glutathione supplements it bought were of reasonable quality, though some failures in potency and purity were still observed.
Susan Hewlings, PhD, RD, has over 20 years of experience in nutrition, sports nutrition, and scientific consulting for the dietary supplement and medical industries. She is currently the director of Scientific Affairs at Nutrasource, and the author of...
A quintet of bioniformatics experts have taken a stab at devising an AI-powered method to find dietary supplement adverse event information within messages shared on Twitter. But an expert in the field doubts the approach will prove fruitful.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has indicted CanaFarma hemp and its two cofounders with fraudulently raising about $15 million from investors, and misappropriating approximately $4 million of that for personal and nonbusiness purposes.
The Federal Trade Commission has handed down the another substantial penalty this year for a misleading Made in USA claim, underlining the risk such claims can pose to manufacturers if not properly constituted
Vitamin B6 supplement dosages should be restricted to 10 mg/day or less, with higher dosages sold only as prescriptions, a citizen petition to FDA has requested. Industry stakeholders say the action is unwarranted and ignores already established safe...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill into law making hemp/CBD supplements and foods legal after an unsettled period in which the state health department was following a federal lead in ruling that CBD was not a legal dietary ingredient.
The attorney is one of the most well-known and respected lawyers in the dietary supplement scene and has become a nationally recognized thought leader on the regulation of CBD and other hemp products, as well as many other regulatory issues facing the...