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FDA slams Delta-8 THC sellers over claims

By Hank Schultz

FDA came down hard on purveyors of Delta-8 THC and CBD products that were making disease claims on the substances. The Agency also reiterated the reasons it believes Delta-8 is not a suitable ingredient for products marketed as supplements.

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UK makes pivotal move to fortify flour with folic acid

By Nikki Hancocks

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).

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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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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.

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Joining the charge: Netherlands allows 'probiotic' labels

By Nikki Hancocks

The Netherlands Food and Drug Administration has released guidance stating that the term 'probiotic' is allowed on food and supplement labels in the country, as mandatory information that characterises the product.

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Italian group fights COVID-19 health claim abuse

By Shane Starling

Italy’s primary food supplements group is taking action to protect the EU’s biggest and most dynamic market from a surge in misleading coronavirus-linked immunity claims.

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New supplement laws proposed to boost innovation and sector growth

By Nikki Hancocks

The European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers (EHPM) has created a manifesto and regulatory proposal detailing significant legislative changes needed in order for the food supplements sector to reach its full potential to aid...

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Nutraveris showcases its online reference platform at Vitafoods

By Will Chu

French consultancy Nutraveris was at Vitafoods to make available the latest version of its nutrient-health claim database that will better enable clients to source claims and nutrition research materials.

Chinese food regulatory agency reorganized, renamed

Chinese food regulatory agency reorganized, renamed

The Chinese State Food and Drug Adminstration (SFDA) has been reorganized and renamed, according to Jeff Crowther, executive director of the US-China Health Care Products Association. The new name is the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), which...

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