The guidelines, established in October, set forth a framework of best practices and compliance standards for hemp extract/cannabinoid products. They exclude synthetic CBD.
Will consumers drop CBD once they learn FDA has not established safety standards for it? NPA poll says yes.
The Natural Products Association polled 1000 registered voters in early October.
HB Natural Ingredients, a subsidiary of BGG World, received a “Letter of No Objection” from FDA regarding the self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status of Vitosa, the firm’s line of stevia products.
Nutritional Outlook asked a handful of supplement industry stakeholders about how DSHEA has aged—and what a DSHEA 2.0 should look like. What, if any, changes to the law are needed? What changes are needed in the way FDA polices the market?
In a joint letter, the American Herbal Products Association, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Council for Responsible Nutrition, and United Natural Products Alliance called on Congress “to pass legislation to clarify that CBD derived from the hemp plant is a lawful dietary ingredient.”
Following its own evaluation of the safety and toxicology of AlaskOmega 50% and 70% omega-7 concentrates, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not dispute the GRAS status of the ingredient.
House passes SAFE Banking Act, protecting institutions providing financial services to cannabis-related businesses.
The House of Representatives has passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019, a bill that creates protections for depository institutions providing financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses.
Manufacturers and retailers must avoid making claims and instead focus on delivering high-quality products, one CEO writes.
Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) inserted “report language” into an appropriations bill being considered by the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee that demands FDA take significant actions with respect to products containing cannabidiol (CBD).
Most U.S. adults take one or more dietary supplements. With a growing number of users, it is imperative that more is done to ensure that consumers are protected. One expert explains how to improve traceability in dietary supplement production using a manufacturing operations management (MOM) system.