Food Additive

NAXA enters into partnership with UNPA

NAXA enters into partnership with UNPA

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association and the United Natural Products Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) partnership focusing on boosting awareness of algal astaxanthin.

Marc Ullman

Hearing on potential changes to Redbook to take place tomorrow

NOI urges FDA to end attempts to regulate dietary supplements as food additives


The Food and Drug Administration should finalize the revised draft guidance for New Dietary Ingredients (NDIs) and stop attempting to regulate the products and their ingredients as ‘food additives’, says Marc Ullman on behalf of Natural Organics, Inc.

McGuffin: DSHEA was about preserving right to direct one's own self care

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McGuffin: DSHEA was about preserving right to direct one's own self care

By Hank Schultz

Michael McGuffin, president of the American Herbal Products Association, has a unique perspective on the 20th anniversary of DSHEA having started in the herbal products industry in 1974, twenty years before the law was passed.  The law, as he sees it,...

CRN: NDI guidance will stifle innovation

Mister on NDI guidance: ‘We are terribly disappointed.’

By Elaine Watson

The amount of safety data the FDA now says it requires to prove new ingredients in supplements are safe goes well beyond what Congress envisaged when it ratified DSHEA and establishes a process “ominously like the one for new food additives”, the Council...


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