Regulation

40% of US children with allergies had access to an epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) used for the immediate treatment of food allergies.

Nearly 8% of US children have food allergies, study finds

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Nearly 8% of US children (about 5.6 million) have food allergies, with almost 40% of those children allergic to more than one food, a study conducted by researchers from Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago determined.

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Taste ‘too subjective’ to copyright: CJEU

By Katy Askew

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has decided taste cannot be protected by copyright law because it is ‘too subjective’ to stand up legally.

NPA CEO on CBD: ‘Folks need to take the front door with FDA’

NOTES FROM SUPPLYSIDE WEST 2018

NPA CEO on CBD: ‘Folks need to take the front door with FDA’

By Stephen Daniells

The Natural Products Association’s stance on CBD is to take FDA’s word on the controversial ingredient, until someone takes the front door with the Agency and files an NDI or a GRAS notification with the FDA for CBD.

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Top FDA official: ‘Anyone who thinks CBD is lawful is mistaken’

By Stephen Daniells

“Just because we haven’t taken enforcement action people seem to think it [CBD] is OK,” said Steven Tave, director of the FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, at a recent industry conference. “Anyone who thinks it is lawful is mistaken.”

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