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Webinar: Regulatory Hurdles Associated with Cannabis & Its Concentrates

Published on April 23, 2020

Join us for a Free Webinar on Thursday, May 21st where we will be discussing current and future issues with Cannabis and Cannabis Concentrate Products

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Opening the Dietary Supplement Floodgates

Published on February 4, 2020

Historically, approximately 70% of dietary supplement notifications to FDA were rejected. This high rejection rate…

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Regulatory Framework of Terpenes for Dietary Supplements

Published on October 7, 2019

Introduction  A diverse class of biomolecules that will be hard to miss this Halloween due…

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The Ever-Elusive Exercise-in-a-Pill

Published on October 1, 2018

The concept of creating exercise in a pill, which in theory would allow for loss…

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Dietary Supplements Containing Pure or Highly Concentrated Caffeine – Potential Adulteration

Published on September 6, 2018

In response to the increase in caffeinated dietary supplements in the marketplace and public health…

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Can a Food Be a Drug and a Supplement?

Published on June 5, 2018

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” — Hippocrates of Cos (ca.460…

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“Informed Decision Making” a Priority for Responsible Stakeholders in Dietary Supplement Industry

Published on May 1, 2018

The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is the home to the National Center for Natural…

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“Natural” Ingredients in Dietary Supplements for Sports Nutrition: Unfounded Assumption of Safety

Published on April 3, 2018

In 2016, sports nutrition dietary supplements sales in the United States (U.S.) totaled $5.7 billion…

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What’s in My Thanksgiving Food? The Good, the Bad and the Yummy

Published on November 7, 2017

Football, family and — most important — feasting. It is almost Thanksgiving! In the United…

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What data will FDA consider as evidence that a substance is a pre-DSHEA dietary ingredient?

Published on October 10, 2017

On Oct.3, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting to discuss…

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Why Is 2017 a Better Year for Dietary Supplements Than 1997?

Published on September 7, 2017

Looking at industry, 2017 is a better year than 1997 for dietary supplements, as industry…

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New FDA Dietary Supplement Guidance: Unnecessarily High Requirements for Safety Factors Based on Animal Studies

Published on December 2, 2016

The FDA’s new guidance document on new dietary ingredient notifications (NDINs) and related issues (1)…

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Dietary Supplements in the U.S. and Abroad: Similarities and Differences

Published on September 1, 2016

Demand for dietary and nutritional supplements worldwide continues to increase, with steady growth in the…

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Some Speculation on Forthcoming Dietary Supplement Guidelines

Published on August 1, 2016

If you liked the Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and…

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International Regulations on Dietary Supplements: Challenges and Opportunities

Published on April 1, 2016

An aging population has increasingly become a global phenomenon, not just in developed countries, but…

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Bayer’s Court Battle with FTC: Implications for the Dietary Supplement Industry

Published on January 1, 2016

A recent United States District Court (New Jersey) decision has scored a small but significant…

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