The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an additional six warning letters in recent days on coronavirus claims. The letters coincide with an industry coalition raising a red flag on the growing flood of such claims on dietary supplement-type products.
As disruptions due to the novel Coronavirus ripple through global supply chains, plus FDA’s announcement that it is reducing inspections, the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) is urging buyers to be “more vigilant than ever”.
Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.
Swiss firm Caviarlieri makes available supplements made from Sturgeon black caviar that are said to have anti-ageing and inflammatory-reducing properties thanks to its marine peptide and collagen ingredient blend.
A coalition of dietary supplement industry trade associations have come out in support of FDA actions against fraudulent coronavirus treatment claims and have urged retailers to not stock products with such claims on their labels.
A new study in mice has concluded that a compound found in the peels of fruits such as apples and prunes, and some herbs, can reduce and even reverse damage to brain cells in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Early introduction to solids may make infants more inclined to being overweight at least in part by altering the gut bacterial population, a study suggests, confirming prior studies to this observation.