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CRN: Don’t Sell Out DSHEA for CBD

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.

Recall round-up: Moringa, CBD and multivitamin supplements

Recall round-up: Moringa, CBD and multivitamin supplements

By Will Chu

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.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Friend of the Sea certifies sustainable seaweed producer

By Will Chu

International marine certifiers Friend of the Sea (FOS) has certified seaExpert for sustainable production of seaweed that is used in supplements, cosmetics, and the biotechnology industry.

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EFSA Panel rules on trio of supplement ingredients

By Will Chu

The European Food Safety Authority (ESFA) has taken the month of July to give its scientific opinion on a number of dietary supplement ingredients following requests from the European Commission.

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All-natural new launches and product updates

By Nikki Hancocks

Product launches and updates from this month reveal an 'all-natural' theme, with 'pure' flavours, a beauty-from-within innovation and a new patent approval for an all-natural product.

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EFSA expands opportunities for vitamin D fortification

By Nikki Hancocks

Lallemand has successfully expanded the permitted categories of use for its vitamin D yeast in the EU after gaining favourable opinion from the EFSA for the use in 32 additional food categories.

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Experts offer clarity on labeling calories for non-macronutrients

By Stephen Daniells

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.

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New guide offers transparency on plant-based sports nutrition

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Increasing popularity of plant-based sports nutrition has compelled sports nutritionist, TJ Waterfall, to compile a new guide designed to educate consumers and promote the industry’s commitment to vegan and vegetarian nutrition.

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UK Gov considers bold new nutraceutical laws

By Nikki Hancocks

The UK's Government has published a report of proposals which aim to attract significant investment and boost innovation in the nutraceutical sector post-Brexit.

ANSES: ‘We have questions about nanomaterials'

ANSES: ‘We have questions about nanomaterials'

By Will Chu

In light of the recent ruling concerning titanium dioxide, French authorities have cast the net wider and urged caution over the use of nanomaterials in food as well as in antibacterial products.

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ASA rejects supplement Instagram ads and health links

By Will Chu

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected advertisements by a UK-based food supplement retailer, which used social media to state its products could prevent, treat or cure human disease.

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