The International Probiotics Association (IPA) has urged the industry to support its efforts to bring consistency to the global regulatory landscape, so that the rules can keep pace with technology and scientific advancement.
Matching plant illustrations in a mysterious text to New World varieties that were codified by the first European botanists active in Spain’s newly-conquered territories may have helped unlock a portion of a riddle that has stumped cryptographers for...
The international subsidiary of supplement group Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN-I) has said its first European scientific symposium brought together international regulators and nutrition experts for a “productive” conversation on Codex-related...
Codex Alimentarius, the World Health Organization’s food supplements regulations advisory body, has handed in nutrient analysis recommendations that have pleased the world’s biggest global dietary supplements trade group.
A regional standard for ginseng in Asia currently being drawn up by
Codex should only cover one species of the herb, the International
Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) has said.
The supplement industry agreed yesterday in Bonn, Germany that new
global guidelines - including changes to the way maximum levels of
nutrients in supplements are calculated - will go forward to be
ratified by the Codex Alimentarius...
The Codex Alimentarius Commission, meeting in Geneva this week, has
endorsed draft guidelines on vitamin and mineral supplements that
recommend basing maximum levels of nutrients on safety rather than