The Sports & Active Nutrition Summit 2022 returns in February as an in-person event. Located in sunny San Diego, the meeting will feature cutting-edge content from subject matter experts that will help companies succeed in this market sector that...
The International Alliance of Dietary Supplement Associations (IADSA) has set out guiding principles on sustainability for the supplements sector as part of efforts to address malnutrition and noncommunicable diseases.
The International Probiotics Association (IPA) and the Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) will establish a Probiotics Working group set to harmonize GMP requirements for probiotic dietary supplements.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled abnormal. breached Code of Advertising Practice (CAP) rules due to an unreasonable delay in its response to enquiries following a complaint on environmental claims used in product marketing.
A coalition of European health, medical, consumer and family organisations has called on the European Union to adopt legislation to protect children from the ‘harmful impacts’ of the ‘widespread, ubiquitous and insidious’ marketing of nutritionally poor...
IADSA (International Alliance of Dietary Food Supplement Associations) has created the world’s first Guiding Principles on Sustainability for the global food supplement sector in an effort to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)....
The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) has published guidance for the consumption of seaweed updated to now consider levels of iodine in the macroalgae that vary according to species.
Delegate registration is now open for Probiota in Copenhagen, with speakers already confirmed covering topics including postbiotics, live biotherapeutics/ pharmabiotics, the skin microbiome, and much more.
The disparity between what health claims consumers want to read and what brands are allowed to say on pack is a huge challenge for functional food brands on the European market so it's important to choose ingredients and wording carefully to gain...
The European Parliament’s moves to introduce nutrient profiles and front-of-pack nutrition labelling (FOPNL) should not affect sports nutrition products, says the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA).
A recent paper on Bacillus probiotics raises questions that echo the quality concerns of the whole category, stakeholders said. To be considered both safe and effective, probiotics must be verified down to the strain level, the authors said.
NOW has released its latest round of testing of products sold on Amazon and found that the glutathione supplements it bought were of reasonable quality, though some failures in potency and purity were still observed.
The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) says there is insufficient data to recommend a daily intake of the omega-3 oils, Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) for 3-18-year-olds.
Susan Hewlings, PhD, RD, has over 20 years of experience in nutrition, sports nutrition, and scientific consulting for the dietary supplement and medical industries. She is currently the director of Scientific Affairs at Nutrasource, and the author of...
A quintet of bioniformatics experts have taken a stab at devising an AI-powered method to find dietary supplement adverse event information within messages shared on Twitter. But an expert in the field doubts the approach will prove fruitful.
The Cannabidiol (CBD) market is set to undergo a period of consolidation, buoyed on by a stricter regulatory process in the UK and Europe that will inevitably raise standards and range of applications.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has called to account two UK-based supplement firms that have fallen foul of new Code rules, updated to reflect the country’s exit from the European Union in December 2020.
New research has warned about the importance of expert guidance and biochemical monitoring for sports nutrition users, as it finds a link between supplement consumption and alterations in liver and kidney function.
Folic acid will be added to non-wholemeal wheat flour across the UK in an aim to avoid hundreds of potentially life-threatening spinal conditions in babies every year, the Government announced yesterday (September 20).
The British Society of Gastroenterology has published new guidelines for the management of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in adults. One of the recommendations is that oral iron salts should be administered in smaller doses and less frequently than previously...
Italy’s Bionap Bioactive Natural Products has announced it has self-affirmed the GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status of its CogniGrape standardized grape extract for use as a source of dietary polyphenols and/or as an antioxidant for use in food...
By By Steve Mister, President & CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition
We all want an expedient solution to the stalemate with FDA over the legal status of cannabidiol (CBD), but the call to allow FDA to set a maximum safe level for CBD is antithetical to the law governing dietary supplements, DSHEA.
Nestlé makes available a report outlining efforts to comply with formula marketing guidelines that in recent years has been a subject of contention for the owners of the Gerber and NAN baby food brands.
Today (Aug 24) marks a deadline for public comment on a FDA request for input on the abuse potential of a number of drug substances, including kratom. Even as the regulatory winds shift around the ingredient, analytical labs are lining up to service...
Tea & Herbal Infusions Europe (THIE) has provided best practice guidance to help businesses reduce fraudulent and malicious activity by identifying the risk factors and vulnerabilities in supply chains.
As the nutrition industry enters the quiet Summer months, product recalls show no sign of taking a vacation. Nutraingredients rounds up the latest market withdrawals, which includes Moringa, CBD-based, and multivitamin supplements.
Live biotherapeutic products (LBPs) have been hailed as the answer for patients suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), says GlobalData, which cite a lack of defined regulations as the main barrier to progress.
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has urged the European Commission not to exclude certain nanomaterials as part of plans to better define the material.
Baby formula manufacturer Kendamil has fallen foul of UK advertising guidelines after content on its website appeared to discourage breastfeeding and prevent and treat colic and constipation in babies.