By Stephen Daniells, Hank Schultz, and Adi Menayang
The year is new and many people are getting out their crystal balls. NutraIngredients-USA is no different, and here are five more of our Top 10 big issues that will impact the dietary supplements industry in 2019.
The federal government shutdown has thrown a wrench into the works of the Food and Drug Administration. While food safety might not have been compromised, many of the agency’s more routine assignments are on hold and it may take months to catch up.
By Stephen Daniells, Hank Schultz and Adi Menayang
The year is new and many people are getting out their crystal balls. NutraIngredients-USA is no different, and here are five of our Top 10 big issues that will impact the dietary supplements industry in 2019.
While the Farm Bill has removed industrial hemp from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, the use of CBD as an ingredient has many more hurdles to overcome especially with the FDA, according to attorney Todd A. Harrison.
Whatever hemp proponents have been saying about the import of the 2018 Farm Bill, it is still illegal to market CBD containing dietary supplements in interstate commerce, FDA Commissioner Dr Scott Gottlieb, MD, reiterated yesterday. Dr Gottlieb said...
By George Paraskevakos, Executive Director, International Probiotics Association (IPA)
As I celebrated three years at IPA in April, I couldn’t help but reflect on the shape the industry has taken. Going from being sparingly mentioned in the press and fast forward to today and it is almost every other week we see probiotics in the headlines....
Counter to the chatter aroused by a recent report, the State of New York has not ‘banned’ CBD, according to an expert on the legality of hemp products. The state did however put some boundaries around a pilot agricultural program.
Flora Research Laboratories has debuted a comprehensive testing suite that can detect potentially dangerous synthetic cannabinoids. The service will be paired with GMP audits for companies in the CBD industry.
The latest iteration of the Farm Bill, which passed both house and senate and is headed to President Trump’s desk today, dropped a provision that would have allowed SNAP recipients to use their benefits to purchase multivitamin and mineral supplements.
One player in the cannabinoid product space is seeking to differentiate itself based on its ‘compliance.’ An official at BBB Labs, based in Boulder, CO, uses this term to refer to the company’s GMP compliant manufacturing operation.