Today the U.S. Senate voted 57–42 to confirm Scott Gottlieb, MD, as FDA Commissioner.
The government’s official definition of healthy has not been updated for more than 20 years.
Gottlieb’s Nomination as FDA Commissioner Clears Senate Committee Vote, Candidate Says He Supports Current Dietary Supplement Regulations
NPA and CRN now officially support Gottlieb’s nomination as FDA Commissioner, with Fabricant calling for Gottlieb's “swift confirmation.”
FDA’s latest request for comment regarding Current Good Manufacturing Practices in Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, or Holding Operations for Dietary Supplements, released April 19, “vastly understates” the industry's expenditure, says an NPA press release.
The process patent lets Applied Food Sciences create a highly water-soluble energy ingredient.
Experts discuss emerging adulterants, strategies for catching adulteration, and whether the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act has made a difference.
Mythocondro, a non-animal-sourced chondroitin sulfate ingredient from Gnosis S.p.A. (Desio, Italy), has received a “no objections” response from FDA for Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status for safe use in food and beverage.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA; Silver Spring, MD) has adopted a new guidance policy specifically to assist its members in complying with label regulations for products containing fungal ingredients.
Nearly one-quarter of the 59 new dietary ingredient (NDI) notifications companies submitted to FDA between November 2015 and October 2016 were acknowledged without objection by FDA.
Bestevia Reb M is produced via an enzymatic conversion process using natural steviol glycosides derived from the stevia leaf.