The USDA report that will underpin the development of the next set of Dietary Guidelines for Americans reflects a growing and welcome appreciation of the role of dietary supplements, industry observers say.
Making nutrition understandable for everyone is the goal of the Label Wise initiative led by the Council for Responsible Nutrition. That made it a clear choice for this year’s Editors Award for Industry Initiative of the Year.
The US Food and Drug Administration yesterday launched a website portal it calls a ‘blueprint’ for the full implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. The document lays out a plan for actions over the next decade.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging federal authorities to require testing be done in accredited labs and not just to restrict that to the food importation process. It’s a laudable goal but one that might have unintended consequences,...
Recent cyberattacks on a contract lab and a contract manufacturer lay bare the risk all data-based businesses run in a globalized world where threats can come from anywhere and can potentially be motivated by factors beyond mere financial gain.
An FDA report on the CBD marketplace reveals that many of the products tested contain THC that was not identified on the labels. In addition, a majority of the products did not meet label claim for CBD content, with either too little or too much CBD.
A recent warning letter reiterates the importance of collecting adverse event reports in order to demonstrate full compliance with federal laws governing the manufacture and sale of dietary supplements.
The US Food and Drug Administration says it will move actively to prevent the worldwide trade in dietary ingredients, food ingredients and whole foods from being restricted because of misplaced coronavirus infection concerns.