Food Supplements

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


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.

RDAs on the agenda at global food supplements summit

RDAs on the agenda at global food supplements summit

Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA) and upper safe limits for nutrients in food supplements will be on the agenda this week at a congress in Buenos Aires organised by The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA).

Food supplements proving recession-proof

Food supplements proving recession-proof

The ongoing slide of global capitalism is decimating industries, but the food supplements industry is not one of them as fraught consumers turn to its potential low-cost, anti-medical, wellness promise.


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