The federal government has seized more than $3 million from Hi Tech Pharmaceuticals CEO Jared Wheat as part of its money laundering and mail fraud case against the executive and the dietary supplement company he controls.
A joint statement delivered to the European Parliament has called for recognition of the category and a harmonised approach that would allow the use of a generic descriptor and ‘meaningful consumer information’.
MORE THAN 2BN SUFFER MICRONUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES, WHILE 1.9BN ARE OVERWEIGHT
From market sizing to the need for global probiotics standards at Codex, the International Probiotic Association’s second DC workshop in collaboration with the US Pharmacopeia succeeded in providing a venue for sharing knowledge and expertise.
The novel foods committee at the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is asking for views on two draft opinions – which as it stands would provide approval for DHA from a microalgae source and a product that combines extracts of lychee fruit and green tea.
A recent injunction against a dietary supplement firm reinforces again the duty companies have to detect, declare and control for allergens. This responsibility will only accelerate with the implementation of FSMA rules, an expert said.
A raft of British firms continue to test the boundaries of UK supplement advertising as the Advertising Standards Authority take action over health claims used to market joint health and weight loss products.