SUPPLEMENT

FDA Label Review – Overview and Tips

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GNC to Strengthen Supplement Quality Controls – Implications for Suppliers

The New York Times reports today that GNC will institute “sweeping new testing procedures” on its herbal supplements following an investigation and accusations from the…

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FTC Sues Gerber Over Unapproved Health Claim

The US Federal Trade Commission announced today its intent to sue Gerber for unapproved and unsubstantiated health claims made on its

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FDA Finalizes Rule Prohibiting Certain Nutrient Content Claims for DHA, EPA, and ALA Omega-3 Fatty Acids

The FDA annouced a new rule in late April limiting the claims that can be made about food and dietary supplement products containing Omega 3…

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Watermelon Water – New Fad, but FDA Approved?

ABC news and other media outlets are reporting on a new beverage fad – watermelon water. Before jumping on the bandwagon, it is important to…

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FDA Issues Two New Guidance Documents; Energy Drinks and Liquid Dietary Supplements Under New Scrutiny

The US FDA issued two new guidance documents focused on energy drinks following a Congressional call for action.

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Marijuana, THC, and the US FDA – What Does Increasing Legalization Mean for Food, Drugs, and Dietary Supplements?

Colorado made headlines this past week when its decriminalization of marijuana went into effect. Since that time an increasing number of calls and e-mails rushed…

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Two New Studies Debunk Benefits of Multivitamins; What is the Impact on Industry?

Two studies released on Monday gained national headlines for their findings on the effectiveness of multivitamins.

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Review of FSVP Part 2: The Basic Mechanics of a FSVP

Food Court continues its series discussing the new Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule issued by the US FDA under the Food Safety Modernization Act…

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Review of Proposed Rule for Foreign Supplier Verification Program Review; Part 1 The Aim and Purpose Animating the Rule

The US Food and Drug Administration announced the long awaited Foreign Supplier Verification Rule (FSVP) under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on Friday (see…

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Proposed Foreign Supplier Verification Rule under FSMA Released by FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration issued the long delayed and much anticipated Foreign Supplier Verification Rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) today….

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