The World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe is calling on consumers to use its newly developed artificial intelligence (AI) tool in order to clampdown and regulate the promotion of harmful products targeted at children.
Medical and analytical experts are raising the alarm after analyzing weight loss supplements purchased online and labeled as tejocote root, and finding that almost all of them actually contained toxic yellow oleander.
A newly published 'Horizon scan' report from GOED (The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s) outlines the plethora of environmental, political and social pressures causing industry to innovate to ensure a sustainable future.
By Andrea Almagro & Luis Gosálbez, Sandwalk Bioventures
A recent EFSA update to its Practical Arrangements guide will surely help food innovators struggling with the Transparency Regulation to access the European market, write Andrea Almagro & Luis Gosálbez from Sandwalk Bioventures in this guest article....
A legal expert argues the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in England fails to regulate health claims due to its cumbersome competitor complaints procedure which stops industry from calling out offenders.
Kemin Industries has been granted a patent by the European Patent Office for its water-soluble spearmint (Mentha spicata L.) extract Neumentix to support working memory by promoting the growth of new neural cells.
Since Brexit and the subsequent EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) in January 2021, UK’s departure from the EU has caused significant challenges for the sports and active nutrition sector and the wider food industry, bringing important regulatory...
The ASA has ruled online advertisements promoting infant formula products from Boots violated a UK advertising code aimed at safeguarding breastfeeding, at a time when a retail giant is calling for amendments to regulation.
During August, the industry was inspired by reports on consumer trends, welcomed a next step in probiotic harmonisation, discovered further AI technology advances, and encountered regulatory clarity issues.
After a death of a schoolboy, the UK Food Standards Agency is to look at whether labels on high-protein drinks and supplements should feature a warning about the potentially fatal risk of a sudden spike in protein for people with undiagnosed disorders.
A number of regulatory experts have spoken out following the proposals published by the UK Office for Health Improvements and Disparities (OHID) last week, which suggested introducing improvement notices to improve adherence to health and nutrition claim...
The founder of the CBD consortium, the ACI (the Association for the Cannabinoid Industry), is putting the pressure on the UK Home Office in a bid to bring some legal clarity and ultimately closure to the seemingly halted CBD Novel Foods process.
The Office for Health Improvements and Disparities (OHID) has published an open consultation on UK nutrition and health claims to seek views on proposed changes in relation to nutrition labelling, composition and standards (NLCS).
Plant-focused diets, such as that recommended by EAT- Lancet to address environmental sustainability, may place consumers at risk of various micronutrient deficiencies, according to professor Sarah Bath from the university of Surrey.
In this guest article, David Hardstaff and John Binns, Partners at BCL Solicitors, discuss a high-profile investigation into banned muscle-building drugs which highlights issues with the novel foods regime impacting the CBD industry.
The newly updated Nordic Nutrition Recommendations, set to assist countries around the globe in creating nutrition guidance to benefit people and the planet, includes eight previously overlooked nutrients and increased recommendations by more than 20%...
PRIME, a beverage brand by influencers Logan Paul and Olajide “KSI” Olatunji, tells NutraIngredients-USA that its energy drink, “complied with all FDA guidelines before hitting the market”, after Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called for an FDA investigation...
Dirtea Ltd, the mushroom powder supplements brand, has come under scrutiny by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after making claims on its social media platforms that implied their products could prevent, treat, or cure human diseases.
With the details of the new rules on packaging and packaging waste currently being refined, in this article ESSNA provides an overview of this new legislation and its impact to the sports foods sector.
The study's findings provide compelling arguments for policymakers, public health officials and nutrition experts to prioritize context-specific dairy development strategies that rely on the right mix of local dairy sector interventions and more...
The CBD novel foods regulatory procedure is moving at a deathly slow pace thanks to an ill-thought through process which has left investors worried and brands in the lurch, an industry expert tells NutraIngredients.
The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) and the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) have formed a strategic partnership with Chem ID Ltd, a provider of chemical data standardisation, validation, and traceability solutions.
Consumer and legislative pressures, and scarcity of ingredients will be the three main drivers for nutraceutical companies to become more sustainable, according to Monique van der Vijve, innovation manager at Solidaridad, the global sustainability organisation....
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has created an online tool summarising safety concerns around herbal supplements to help health experts advise patients.
Players within the health and supplement sector must come together to achieve united agreements on health policies and sustainability goals, agreed experts during the IADSA World Supplement Forum last week.
An expert has spotlighted the significant socio-economic impact of the ever-increasing prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies, whilst stressing the strong potential of multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS) for mothers
Heights, the online food supplement provider, is under scrutiny for the content of its email, website, and an Instagram post, with concerns raised about health claims made in its advertising materials.