The UK’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has told online retailers Protein World and Amazon that they cannot sell supplements or foods under the ‘weight loss’ category unless all products within the category carry an EU approved health claim.
The food industry's Evolved Nutrition Label (ENL) showed "inconsistent" results across food categories, and even appeared to nudge consumers towards choosing more chocolate spread than no label at all in a 25,000-strong study.
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The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is developing a series of standards that verify ingredients contained in infant formula further addressing consumer health and fair food trade practices.
The US Food and Drug Administration today issued a draft guidance on labeling of live microbial ingredients (probiotics) as colony forming units (CFUs) in addition to weight, as is currently specified in the regulations.
Latvia has published a draft regulation concerning plants, plant parts and other substances for consumer use, as it seeks to clarify how firms can use these ingredients in food supplements, tea, syrup, and other products.
In the first of our monthly reviews of the latest supplement and functional food regulatory and policy news, we reveal the most recent developments in China, India and Japan, while also shining the spotlight on decisions from the UK and US.
India's Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) in Mysore is working with Hassan deputy commissioner Rohini Sindhuri Dasari to develop a nutritional powder for economically disadvantaged pregnant and lactating women.