Concerns that restrictions may be coming about turmeric-containing food supplements may be premature, but the issue could have “wider ramifications for the industry”, leading regulatory experts tell NutraIngredients.
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.
French authorities have highlighted the need to take precautions when taking food supplements containing tea tree, niaouli and cajeput essential oils, citing risks to children, pregnant or breastfeeding women resulting from their misuse.
As 2020 enters its final month, NutraIngredients, once again presents the monthly recall round-up, with food alerts involving a steroid-containing sports supplement and over 80 cases of firms misusing the coronavirus claims.
November’s regulatory news round-up kicks off with France’s National Agency for Food Safety, Environment and Labor (ANSES) concluding a hypokalaemia case was likely due to the ‘misuse’ of an oral nutritional supplement.