The Italian Ministry of Health has acted on recent adverse events linked to turmeric-based food supplements by prohibiting all health claims linked to the botanical, and issuing a new warning to be used on product labels.
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 new dietary supplement specifications from Amazon are comprehensive, but adverse event reporting is not currently part of the picture and that presents challenges for brands and consumers, says an expert.
A recent warning letter reiterates the importance of collecting adverse event reports in order to demonstrate full compliance with federal laws governing the manufacture and sale of dietary supplements.