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Study Demonstrates Safety of CBD

Denver, CO—A team from Validcare met with members of FDA’s Cannabis Product Council in March to share initial findings from a human safety study...
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Associations Request Increased Funding for ODSP

Washington, D.C.—Four industry associations have submitted a request for an increase in funding for the FDA Office of Dietary Supplements Programs (ODSP) for fiscal...

CRN Files Citizen Petition with FDA over NAC Legal Status

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has filed a Citizen Petition requesting that FDA allow N-acetyl-L-Cysteine (NAC) to continue to be marketed as...

4 Takeaways from AHPA’s 9th Botanical Congress

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) 9th Annual Botanical Congress covered relationships, problems and solutions, and struggles and how they were overcome—or why they're...
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FDA Announces Seizure of $1.3m in Kratom

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Marshals, at the request of FDA, have seized more than 207,000 units of dietary supplements and bulk dietary ingredients that are or...

Bill to Ensure Safe, Equal Access to CBD Introduced in U.S. Senate

Washington, D.C.—Three U.S. Senators have introduced a bill to update regulations in order to ensure equal and safe access to hemp-derived CBD products, according...
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Bloomberg Op-Ed on Supplement Risk Conveniently Ignores Reality

A recent Op-Ed that appeared in Bloomberg Opinion suggested that FDA’s current caution and risk aversion tied to COVID-19 needed to extend immediately into...

CRN Updates Retailers on FDA’s Position on NAC

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has shared an update on FDA’s position on N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) supplements, namely: Retailers shouldn’t act prematurely. In July,...
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FASTER Act Requires Sesame to be Included as Allergen on Food Labels

Washington, D.C.—On April 14, the U.S. Congress passed the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research (FASTER) Act of 2021; on April 23, President...

DSQC Calls Industry to Action on 3 Fronts

“Big picture: The important thing here is that the supplement industry has grown tremendously over the last 20+ years,” said DSQC Steering Committee Chair...