Lessons learned from the history of the dietary supplement industry can be applied to the hemp world, and the blitzkrieg-like pace of the industry means we’ll know in short order who’s getting the message and who isn’t. It will also put pressure on regulators...
A new SNAP Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act was introduced in both the Senate and House this week, reviving the cause after language from a similar act was dropped in the Farm Bill that passed last year.
We spoke with Elan Sudberg, CEO of Alkemist Labs and winner of our NutraChampion award to learn about how he stays up to date with the latest science and technology, what keeps him up at night as CEO, and how the industry has changed since he first started.
More than 60% of probiotic supplements in the US may lack sufficient information on their labels to allow consumers to make informed decisions, according to a new study led by Dr Dan Merenstein from Georgetown University Medical Center.
Pet owners are more likely to support the legalization of marijuana than the overall population, according to a recent Packaged Facts survey. They’re also more likely to agree that both prescription and OTC hemp, CBD, and cannabis products should be legal.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning on Monday advising pregnant women to avoid the use of dietary supplements containing the ingredient vinpocetine. Industry stakeholders wondered if the missive has more to do with ingredient’s regulatory...
A joint webinar put on by Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega 3s (GOED) and the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) will help companies understand the intentional adulteration provisions of FSMA.
Friday’s public meeting was an illuminating day of presentations, with multiple viewpoints and interests being aired. On the dietary supplements side, there were strong calls for companies to take the front door with the Agency.
Early returns from the FDA meeting on CBD regulation give a glimpse of the complexity of the regulatory questions, which might stretch the timeline for a new legal framework to extent beyond which many in the industry would find acceptable.
Frustration filled the air at the Dietary Supplements Regulatory Summit earlier this month when it became apparent that no progress has been made in the industry’s push for FDA to drop weight requirements on probiotic product labels.
The main purpose of the Botanical Safety Consortium, a public-private effort bringing together stakeholders in the botanical supplements space, is “advancing the science of botanical safety evaluation, [and is] not involved in regulatory decisions or...
A new force is shaping the dietary supplement market, one that operates largely outside of normal industry channels. The growth of the online sales channel, and brands that operate exclusively in that space, is an increasingly powerful force.