Belgium’s Federal Agency for Food Chain Safety (AFSCA) warns consumers to avoid the same curcumin-based supplement known to Italian authorities after the country also reports cases of acute cholestatic hepatitis.
A consultation process over Australia’s Country of Origin labelling rules is underway – the guidelines which came under scrutiny after a leading brand was refused permission to use ‘Made in Australia’ claims for products using imported fish oil.
Vitaquest International, a nutrition industry contract manufacturer, announced this week that it will lease a new manufacturing site in in Parsippany, NJ. Its CEO says it is “the most significant investment in the history of our company.”
China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) is encouraging health food firms to contribute to the expansion of the Health Food Raw Materials Directory by presenting evidence to support the functional efficacy of ingredients to the unit.