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FTC Is Putting Businesses on Notice About Fake, Misleading Endorsements

Washington, D.C.—The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sent out a Notice of Penalty Offenses warning more than 700 recipients against using fake reviews and...

AHPA to FDA: Clarify that NAC is a Lawful Dietary Ingredient

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) announced that it has joined the Natural Products Association (NPA) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition...

“The era of CBD prohibition in California is over” as Newsom Signs Bill

Los Angeles, CA—California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill explicitly legalizing and regulating cannabidiol (CBD). A Politico article explains that all involved—hemp, cannabis, and...

Leadership Change at Office of Dietary Supplement Programs

Silver Spring, MD—Cara Welch, Ph.D., has stepped down as Acting Director of the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP), and Greg Noonan, Ph.D., has...

FDA Releases Consumer Update on Delta-8 THC

Silver Spring, MD—FDA has released a consumer update listing five things the agency wants consumers to know about Delta-8 THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), a psychoactive substance...

FDA, FTC Send Warning Letters to 10 Companies over Diabetes Claims

Washington, D.C.—The FDA and FTC have posted warning letters to 10 companies for illegally selling dietary supplements claiming to cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent...

EPA Banning Use of Pesticide Chlorpyrifos on Food Crops

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking action to address the risk of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide in use since 1965, in an...

NPA Files Citizen Petition with FDA over NAC

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) has filed a Citizen’s Petition with the Food and Drug Administration, requesting that N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) not be excluded...

FDA Rejects 2 CBD NDINs

Washington, D.C.—FDA has rejected two new dietary ingredient (NDI) notifications for full-spectrum hemp extract containing cannabidiol (CBD), one from Charlotte’s Web and one from...
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Expo East Sets New Safety Policies

Philadelphia, PA--There are new safety policies for Expo East 2021, according to a press release from Informa Markets’ New Hope Network. Since February, the...