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FDA Approves Health Claims for Macadamia Nuts

HILO, Hawaii—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the petition of Royal Hawaiian Orchards allowing it to claim that consuming macadamia nuts...

CRN to Explore Adding Medical Food to Mission

Washington, D.C. – The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has voted to explore adding the medical food industry to its mission. “CRN’s Board of Directors...

FDA Updates Industry About NDI Draft Guidance

New York, NY — At the American Conference Institute’s 5th Annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements, in partnership with the Council...

FDA Sued to Protect Food Safety

Washington, D.C. — Groups representing consumer, food and health safety challenged the FDA regarding a rule the groups say is unconstitutional and illegal in...

Insights on Advertising Natural Products from The Big Natural

Natural products industry leaders got an update on how the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) views advertising claims when Richard Cleland, assistant director of advertising...
ExcelVite

New ExcelVite Facility Passes US FDA Inspection

Edison, NJ — PIC/S GMP-certified palm phytonutrients producer ExcelVite has completed the quality/audit inspection of its Malaysian production site by the U.S. Food and Drug...

FDA Extends Timing for Nutrition Facts Label Changes

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will extend the timetable for compliance with its new rules for Nutrition Facts and Supplement...

Scott Gottlieb Confirmed as FDA Commissioner

Washington, D.C. — The Senate voted 57–42 to confirm Scott Gottlieb as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new commissioner reports the New...
GMO

New Spending Bill Allocates Funding to Promote GMOs

Washington, D.C. — An article in the Washington Post reports that as part of the spending bill passed by Congress this week to avoid...

FDA Denies Petition to Ban Perchlorate from Food Packaging

Washington, D.C. — According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) denied a petition filed by the...