The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) are urging global leaders to do more to protect caregivers and healthcare workers in “humanitarian settings” from unethical marketing practices used by the formula industry.
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has launched an industry-wide survey to gauge the impact of mandatory front-of-pack nutritional labelling (FOPNL), expected to be introduced across the EU by the end of the year.
hy Co.'s (formerly Korea Yakult) clinical trial on how the supplementation of two Lactobacillus strains could alleviate obesity, Nestle Health Science's acquisition of GO Healthy, and the list of NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2022 finalists are...
China seeking new methods to test laxatives, beta-blockers in health foods, New Zealand industry body objecting government’s recommendations to schedule levomefolate, and India’s mandatory traceability policy on vegan products are some of the latest APAC...
The European Commission (EC) has agreed to amend the conditions of use for novel vitamin B3 ingredient nicotinamide riboside chloride (NR) in foods for special medical purposes and total diet replacement for weight control.
The European Commission (EC) has updated conditions of use, labelling requirements and specifications of the novel food Calanus finmarchicus oil, an omega-3 rich extract said to have favourable effects on metabolism.
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The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to four companies marketing sexual enhancement supplements ostensibly based on honey but which contained undeclared ED drugs. The warning letters were part of a ongoing enforcement effort on...
The American Herbal Products Association is urging members and stakeholders to contact lawmakers to oppose the mandatory product listing language that has been attached to a ‘must pass’ fee reauthorization bill.
A new study that sampled dozens of commercially available CBD products found detectable THC levels in 64% of them. Some levels were high enough to approach therapeutic thresholds or to potentially trigger drug test failures.
Proposals to overhaul the UK Cannabidiol (CBD) approval system has led to tension among some members of the Secretariat Advisory Board (SAB) of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) that liaises with government to inform industry policies.
With more than one billion women expected to have entered menopause worldwide by 2025, Bonafide is highlighting the need to increase education on preparing, managing, and addressing solutions for menopause symptoms.
Health and wellness company Onnit has added a new study to its growing portfolio of clinical trials to validate the benefits of the “total human optimization” brand’s range of multi-ingredient supplements.
Last week’s meeting of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Science Board did little to assuage a frustrated CBD industry that continues to call for regulation of the cannabinoid as a dietary supplement.
Supplement companies must enact policies to fight and prevent modern slavery across their supply chains, ensure clear accountability and governance structures, and coordinate efforts to increase education on modern slavery among staff and suppliers.
The South Korean government has imposed tougher criteria on ready-to-eat (RTE) and ready-to-cook (RTC) instant products that want to make healthier nutritional claims on pack, in an expansion of rules first placed on instant noodles earlier this year.
Weight-loss testimonials "are not adequate substantiation" to prove diets work and specific food references require authorised health claims, the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has said in a guidance statement.
EFSA’s decision this week to stop the clock on 150 CBD (cannabidiol) Novel Food applications and publish a litany of ‘data gaps’ does not threaten thousands of on-market CBD products in the UK, its Food Standards Agency (FSA) has told NutraIngredients.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a wide-ranging opinion calling for more safety data for CBD products that could challenge the Novel Foods status of many offerings in the nascent category across the bloc and beyond.
UK start-up, Liquid Lipo International, will challenge a recent Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruling relating to “misleading” and “unsubstantiated” claims for its flagship fat-reducing product, Liquid Lipo Fat Dissolved Gel.
While working at her father’s cigar company, Paola Fernandez invented a ‘natural’ alternative to tobacco-based rolling paper. In 2016, High Hemp was born and sells its flagship hemp wraps along with CBD gummies and tinctures. In under 5 years, Fernandez...
Food and beverage manufacturers in the Middle East have been urged to stop toeing the line in terms of making any off-pack claims for their products, given increasing awareness and warnings raised by governments in the region.