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Out of joint: Industry & regulators are highly concerned by latest glucosamine ruling. ©iStock

ANH: UK Court gives MHRA 'firm rap across the knuckles'

UK court ruling spells trouble for glucosamine

By Shane STARLING

The UK Court of Appeal has ruled that glucosamine products above 1500 mg can be sold as food supplements, but has urged the UK medicines agency to look at the matter.

Attorney: “Ultimately, the court’s ruling suggests the government could mandate disclosure of any ‘fact’ that consumers express an interest in knowing about with respect to food products. This is a low bar.”

Attorney: This case could end up in the Supreme Court

What does the ruling in Vermont mean for GMO labeling?

By Elaine Watson

While opponents of Vermont’s GMO labeling Act 120 suffered a major setback this week after a federal judge rejected many of their arguments, some attorneys predict the case could ultimately end up in the Supreme Court to settle a long-running debate over...

USPTO rejects one of Neptune's krill patents; appeal forthcoming

USPTO rejects one of Neptune's krill patents; appeal forthcoming

By Hank Schultz

In the latest development in the nutraceutical world’s equivalent of the Wars of the Roses, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has ruled on a reexamination of a Neptune Bioressources and Technologies patent and has rejected all of its 148 claims.

Kellogg settlement on attention cereal claims rejected

Kellogg settlement on attention cereal claims rejected

By Oliver Nieburg

Kellogg will need to negotiate a new deal in a class action dispute over advertising claims for its Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal after a US federal appeals court rejected a $10.7m settlement.

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