The packaging of herbal dietary supplements too closely resembles
that of drugs, according to the American Medical Association (AMA),
which is campaigning for a change in labeling, packaging and
advertising regulations to make the...
The National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA) has become the
latest industry body to reassure companies and consumers that the
impending Codex guidelines will not affect the availability of
dietary supplements in the United States,...
A court in Utah has overturned the FDA's outright ban on all
dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids, or ephedra,
clearing the way for the plaintiff Nutraceutical Corporation to
resume selling supplements containing...
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has turned to the
National Organics Standards Board (NOSB) to garner support for its
campaign to allow organic dietary supplements to be labeled as such
under the 1990 Organic Foods...
GTC Nutrition, a business unit of the corn-based sweetners and
starches company Corn Products International, is raising its focus
on the dietary supplements market with a new appointment to head up
this side of its business.
A new Center for Dietary Supplement Safety has been set up at the
University of Minnesota's College of Pharmacy to collect, analyze
and disseminate information about the safety of dietary supplements
marketed in the US.
Consumers may be exposed to increasing amounts of herbals, despite
intentional usage having reached a plateau in recent years, due to
the addition of ingredients such as lutein and lycopene in
multivitamins, say researchers.
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM) has
called on Congress to amend the Dietary Supplement Health and
Education Act (DSHEA) and hold complementary and alternative
therapies to the same standard as conventional...
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is convening
a conference this week to assess the dangers of combining dietary
supplements with prescription blood-thinning medications - and
which may lead to scientific research...
The Food and Drug Administration said yesterday it was intensifying
its efforts to ensure that any manufacturers still selling dietary
supplements containing the banned substance ephedra would be
Fish oils, and particularly cod liver oil, are proving to be the
mainstay of the UK's dietary supplements market, providing growth
in a market where profits are continually eroded by price
The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) has today released the fifth issue of the Annual
Bibliography of Significant Advances in Dietary Supplement
Research, aimed at manufacturers, scientists...