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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

By Shane STARLING

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.

The FDA has acted against products containing DMAA like Jack3D

EU authorities set to follow US DMAA alarm

By Shane Starling

European food and medicines agencies will follow the lead of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which last week issued warning letters to 10 manufacturers over safety and authenticity concerns for DMAA products, an EU food law expert has said.

Evolutions in the omega-3 market

Evolutions in the omega-3 market

Adam Kelliher founded the UK omega-3 supplements company Equazen about 10 years ago after giving up a career as a BBC TV journalist. Leaving Equazen, he recently founded fatty acids researcher and developer, Equateq, which is headquartered in Scotland...

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