By Charlie Arnot, CEO, The Center for Food Integrity
If you care about GMO labeling, you only have a few more days to respond to USDA's 30 questions* about how to implement the new law. The looming deadline is both a stark reminder of the controversy around GMOs that brought the food industry to this...
The good news in the botanicals sector is that increasing numbers of systematic reviews and meta-analyses show that there is strong support for the health benefits of these ingredients, said Mark Blumenthal, founder of the American Botanical Council.
The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) is launching a new training course, “Preventive Controls Workshop for Dietary Supplements: PCQI Training for Dietary Supplement Companies”, but spaces are limited.
Recent warning letters show the Food and Drug Administration continues to hone in on the provenance of ingredients, and demonstrate that the tempo of enforcement remains unchanged despite the moves by the Trump Administration to roll back regulations...
Experts expect the existing standoff on synthetic botanicals as voiced by FDA in the most recent draft NDI guidance will continue, despite the consensus from industry being the agency’s position is not rooted in science.
A Seattle-based bio electronics company is showcasing the ability of its magnetic frequency technology to affect metabolic pathways in algae, this offering the potential of boosts in overall production and yields of target molecules.
The Supplement OWL is “an important and necessary first step towards transparency”, said Loren Israelsen, president of the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) following his organization’s endorsement of the initiative.
The SIDI Work Group, the dietary supplement industry’s self-regulatory coalition, has released an updated draft of its “Standardized Information on Dietary Ingredients (SIDI) Protocol”, and is calling for feedback from industry stakeholders and regulators.
With a unique herbarium, a new “DNA Tested” seal, and exclusive access to “breakthrough” handheld genomic technology for botanical ID testing, Indena is “giving a pragmatic solution to the industry”, says the company’s marketing director.