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FDA Issues Final Guidance on “Enforcement Discretion” of NAC

This article has been updated with comments from the industry. Washington, D.C.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Guidance for Industry: Policy Regarding N-acetyl-L-cysteine. The...
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U.S. Hemp Roundtable Urges Congress to Regulate CBD & Other Hemp-Derived Compounds in 2023...

Washington D.C.—U.S. Hemp Roundtable Vice President and CEO of Kentucky-based Ecofibre, Eric Wang, and Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, testified at a Congressional...
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Study Points to FDA Shortcomings in Policing Adulterated Supplements

Washington, D.C.—FDA warning letters are falling short when it comes to deterring bad actors from selling dietary supplements adulterated with novel and unapproved stimulants...
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4 Kratom Companies Sent FDA Warning Letters

Silver Spring, MD—On June 30, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters, jointly with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to four...
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NOW Alerts Amazon to Misleading Dietary Supplement “Quality Documentation”

Bloomingdale, IL—For years, NOW has been alerting Amazon that bad actors featured on the site are misleading consumers. NOW has conducted testing on brands that...

NPA Points to Flawed Thinking in USPSTF Report on Dietary Supplements

Washington, D.C.—The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has determined there is “insufficient evidence” that taking multivitamins, paired supplements, or single supplements can...
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Vitamins a “Waste of Money” for Most Americans? Industry Responds

Washington, D.C.— In 2021, U.S. consumers spent close to $50 billion on vitamins and dietary supplements. That's according to a release from Northwestern University. But,...
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Senate HELP FDA Authorization Bill Passes Committee; Industry Groups “Strongly Concerned”

Washington, D.C.—Earlier this year, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee released a discussion draft of legislation to reauthorize FDA user fees...
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CRN: News Reports “Grossly Misrepresent” CDC Report on Melatonin

Washington, D.C.—As WholeFoods Magazine previously reported, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released data regarding the use of melatonin in children. The study authors...
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Unilever Acquires Majority Share of Hair Growth Supplement Brand

London, England—Unilever announced its majority stake of hair growth supplement and wellness brand Nutrafol. Unilever currently has a minority share at 13.2%, through its...

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