France’s hemp industry is urging the European Commission (EC) to reconsider cannabidiol’s (CBD) classification to a narcotic pointing to the ‘dramatic repercussions,’ the decision will have on the sector.
Amidst the coronavirus backdrop, France’s Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) warns of online retailers selling ‘miracle’ supplements that claim to ‘boost the immune system’.
The nutrition sector has expressed concern as to the effect the axing of Public Health England (PHE) will have on public health, highlighting the lack of preparedness and scale of the proposed changes.
New legislation including ban on TV advertisements for HFSS food before 9pm – and a complete ban on online adverts - is being considered by ministers as study reveals fresh evidence between obesity and risk of catching COVID-19.
The Dutch Advertising Code Commission (Stichting Reclame Code) is warning the creators of an Instagram post that claiming mushroom nutrients can strengthen the immune system and are antiviral will not be tolerated.
There has long been a tale within the dietary supplement business of there being two industries, the ‘good guys’ and ‘them.’ With the proliferation of fraudulent products for sale online, the question becomes, whose job is it to remedy that?
The Cannabinoid Association of the Netherlands (CAN) makes available an online Cannabidiol (CBD) search tool that uses blockchain technology to verify the origins of CBD-based supplement products amongst others.
The chances of babies contracting coronavirus from breastfeeding are ‘negligible,’ the World Health Organization (WHO) says as it calls for more support for this feeding method as a first line approach.