The proposed 2020 budget for FDA includes a request for mandatory registration of dietary supplements as well as decreased funding for research into these products, according to an analysis supplied to NutraIngredients-USA.
With growth “like a rocket ship”, a new range of hemp-CBD products, and a continued commitment to keto and protein, “2019 is going to be a great year”, says Ancient Nutrition product innovator and founder, Jordan Rubin.
Spanish firm Interquim SA, part of the pharmaceutical company Ferrer, announced that the FDA has no objections to the company’s Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) claim for its standardized orange extract.
The advocates for the reformation of the regulation of hemp derivatives in nutritional products were clinging to the hope that the abrupt resignation of FDA Commissioner Dr Scott Gottlieb will not mean the initiative will be stillborn.
Stakeholders from the dietary supplements and food industries have been reacting to the resignation of Scott Gottlieb, MD, with many pushing for the Agency to follow through on the key initiatives started during his leadership.
By Will Chu, Niamh Michail, Hank Schultz, and Cheryl Tay
The interest in cannabidiol (CBD) use in food supplements, foods, and even as an ingredient in cosmetics has gained much momentum in the past five years, but what is the regulatory situation around the world?