Dietary Supplement

Industry lawyers gathered at the 12th annual ACI-CRN Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements at the American Bar Association in New York City from June 24 to 26, 2024

Lawyers talk evolving risk in modern supplement industry

By Asia Sherman

In a constantly evolving marketplace, dietary supplement companies are exposed to a constantly evolving risk profile determined by off-script influencers, generative AI, elongated supply chains and the proliferation of new ingredients and manufacturing...

NOW offers roadmap to help consumers navigate supplements

NOW offers roadmap to help consumers confidently navigate supplements

By Claudia Adrien

Seventy-four percent of U.S. adults take dietary supplements, according to the 2023 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements. That does not mean that they are always equipped with the tools to navigate the myriad of products available or are confident...

NPA’s Fabricant on NMN, 25-(OH)D, NDIs, and more

NPA’s Fabricant on NMN, 25-(OH)D, NDIs, and more

By Stephen Daniells

While uncertainty continues around NMN, FDA should make it clear to commercial platforms that they haven’t made a final decision on the ingredient and that it should be still available to consumers, says Daniel Fabricant, President & CEO of the Natural...

Gadot overcomes key challenges in magnesium gummy production

Gadot overcomes key challenges in magnesium gummy production

By Olivia Brown

Gadot Biochemical Industries claims to have identified key solutions to the manufacturing challenges involved in the development of magnesium gummies, enabling for the optimisation of flavour, texture, bioavailability, and stability.

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Pressure mounts on FDA to regulate CBD

By Danielle Masterson

Lawmakers and stakeholders assembled for a congressional hearing on July 27 to highlight how FDA’s refusal to regulate CBD is threatening consumer access to safe products.

Trades weigh in on call to clean up dietary supplement industry

Trades weigh in on call to clean up dietary supplement industry

By Asia Sherman

In a recent letter to Congress, supplement company Ritual urged lawmakers to clean up a dietary supplement industry that has grown twenty-fold since the enactment of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act nearly 30 years ago.

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Dole forays into dietary supplement space

By Danielle Masterson

Just ahead of Expo West, the CPG giant’s new line of vitamin chews hit the shelves. This spring, the company will also release probiotic fruit sodas.

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USANA’s share price takes beating on weak earnings report

By Hank Schultz

Inflation and continued COVID related problems in Asia hit network marketing company Usana’s earnings hard. Traders responded by pummeling the company’s stock, which at one point on Tuesday had fallen by more than 17%.

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CRN: Gummy article harps on problems, ignores benefits

By Hank Schultz

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted potential issues with the formulation and usage of gummy supplements with little attention given to the benefits of these products, the Council for Responsible Nutrition says.

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Upcoming webinar to examine tumultuous CBD market

By Hank Schultz

Demand for CBD ingredients remains high and innovation continues apace even as the regulatory uncertainty of the category persists. A panel of influential speakers will delve into these and other questions in an upcoming webinar hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.

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Coenzyme Q10 may reduce fatigue, says meta-analysis

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Coenzyme Q10 supplementation may offer significant fatigue-alleviating effects for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and for healthy individuals, according to a recent meta-analysis of 13 randomised control trials.


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