Medical Foods

UltraClear is one of the Metagenics products that FDA says do not qualify as medical foods.

FDA warning letter disallows 14 Metagenics products as medical foods

By Hank Schultz

Metagenics, a prominent California-based dietary supplement manufacturer that specializes in medical foods and supplements sold through the practitioner channel, has received a warning letter in which FDA says a number of its medical foods are mislabeled...

Challenge foreseen to FDA's exclusion of medical foods for diabetics

Challenge foreseen to FDA's exclusion of medical foods for diabetics

By Hank Schultz

FDA’s recently updated draft guidance on medical foods specifically excluded diabetes as a condition for which a medical food can be formulated and marketed. As there are a number of such foods on the market, this change has been greeted with some consternation...

Functional foods: What they mean around the world

Functional foods: What they mean around the world

By Lorraine Heller

Functional foods are continuing to grow in popularity around the world, but there is currently no universal definition of the category. NutraIngredients-USA.com looks at the way global markets classify this class of foods and beverages, both in the regulatory...

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