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.
Personalised Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (PNLM) could address the causes of chronic conditions if socio-economic, cultural, ethnic and diversity barriers can be overcome, says a leading professional body.
Poland’s Sanitary and Epidemiological Council has met to determine maximum calcium and potassium levels contained in Tribulus terrestris L. and Rhodiola rosea preparations for use in dietary supplements.
Despite some confusion in the marketplace and an unresolved citizen’s petition on the issue, dietary supplement brands should label all nutrition information, particularly calories on sports nutrition products, industry experts tell NutraIngredients-USA.
Belgian biotech company Inbiose, which develops human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), has submitted its application for a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) approval by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) of four HMOs.
Multimedia posts made by a ketone supplement firm have fallen foul of advertising guidelines after the posts made unauthorised health claims and for implying that food supplements could treat diseases.