Lonza, the Swiss-based pharmaceuticals company, has said that the
US Food and Drug Administration has allowed the sale of PepZin GI,
the subject of a new dietary ingredient submission to the federal
New legislation proposed earlier this month by the authorities in
California designed to regulate the sale and labelling of ephedra
products had been criticised for being too restrictive, but
amendments to the rules have now been...
Europe will move closer to the completion of its food safety body
next week when the 15 member management board of the new European
Food Safety Authority meets for the first time and aims to appoint
the first director.
A new report by the American Obesity Association which claims that
54 per cent of US military personnel are overweight and a further
6.2 per cent are obese has prompted the Ephedra Education Council
there to offer to educate the military...
The US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety and
Applied Nutrition has released information on its new system for
tracking adverse event reports on foods, cosmetics and dietary
Following last week's advice issued by Britain's Food Safety
Authority on recommended intake limits on nine well-known
supplements, Ireland's food safety body has said that it would make
A report by America's Institute of Medicine of the National Academy
of Sciences which claims that there is no known safe intake amount
of trans fatty acids in the diet could lead to new food labelling
guidelines in the US.
An independent committee of experts set up to advise Britain's Food
Standards Agency yesterday issued a consultation document on the
maximum levels of vitamins and minerals that are safe to consume.
The supplement industry said...
In anticipation of final approval by the European Parliament of the
proposed Directive relating to food supplements, the European Union
Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) has issued its first opinions
regarding the tolerable upper...
A US subsidiary of German health ingredients business Degussa
BioActives said it has filed an order for prompt action on a case
it brought earlier this year against sports nutrition company
Muscle Marketing USA.