The American Botanical Council passes a significant milestone this week with the publication of the 7,000th Herb Clip Research Summary. The service helps stakeholders keep abreast of the rapidly expanding body of botanical ingredient research.
With 15 years of data, BI Nutraceuticals says its steam sterilization protocol is the most highly developed in the dietary supplement industry, and is part of what enables the company to fully comply with FSMA requirements.
New leadership at NSF's AuthenTechnologies unit will 'more closely align' it with the organization's 'core scientific testing and research services', and will help to better define where DNA testing is best used, the division's...
After more than 10 years guiding the most successful organization of its type within the supplements industry, Adam Ismail has announced he will step down as the executive director of GOED at the end of February.
New year, new leadership—DNA testing specialist NSF AuthenTechnologies announced the appointment of Dr. Jesse Miller, director of applied research at parent company NSF International, as the company’s new leader.
Global ingredients supplier BASF says it will be at least March before its citral plant in Germany is back on line - and up to three months longer until nutritional ingredients are commercially ready - after a fire prompted a ‘Force Majeure’ at the end...
Supplement and functional food manufacturers have around two weeks to submit scientific data to get 34 ingredients currently used in products – including kale powder, plant-sourced vitamin D and kiwi extract – on India’s approved list.
Some of the provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act will be delayed in implementation while FDA works through potential problems that were identified in the comments phase, the agency announced last week.
By Michael McGuffin, president, American Herbal Products Association
The herbal industry continued to evolve in 2017 to meet the steadily increasing demand for high quality botanical ingredients in an array of consumer goods from teas and health supplements to personal care products and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Three members of Congress have sent a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration requesting specifics on how enforcement funds are allocated. The three lawmakers are among those the Council for Responsible Nutrition has worked closely with on regulatory...