The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit backed the ITC’s refusal to not investigate Amarin Pharma’s complaint alleging that certain doses of omega-3s should not be imported as dietary supplements.
What’s the typical profile of an energy drink consumer in the US, and how much are they drinking? Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health analyzed data from a national health survey to get some answers.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) sent a letter to the FDA yesterday, asking the agency to take enforcement action against 15 companies selling products as dietary supplements to help smokers quit.
The recent slew of warning letters on DMHA and phenibut signals a new scrutiny on the part of FDA of ingredient status without reference to other issues, says an attorney with a long history in the field.
The nootropic category is again under that microscope as the Federal Trade Commission has announced the settlement of a case over unsupported cognitive support claims that generated a combined $26 million in fines.
By Michael McGuffin, president, American Herbal Products Association
Looking back 25 years, there are several remarkable aspects of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) amendments to the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), which transformed how dietary supplements are regulated.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued 11 warning letters yesterday to companies that have non NDI ingredients in their products. Eight of the warning letters concerned DMHA, with the other three concerned phenibut.
The Food and Drug Administration announced a new ‘rapid communication tool,’ called the Dietary Ingredient Advisory List. Trade groups and industry experts applauded the effort, but many opined that this step still has much left to be desired in terms...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)’s approval of additional uses of betaine comes with a caveat as the Agency warns sportspeople taking supplements containing the amino acid may exceed safe levels.