The American Herbal Products Association has released a new guidance document that seeks to bring clarity to hemp nomenclature, in particular what ought to be meant by the terms ‘broad spectrum’ and ‘full spectrum’ extracts.
Heightened US-China tensions have caused planners in all industrial sectors to reevaluate their sourcing arrangements. Stakeholders in the dietary supplement industry say having firm relationships with well-vetted suppliers is the best way to manage...
A study published yesterday by a group that included researchers from the University of Mississippi found that fewer than half of 30 immune supplements bought on Amazon had labels that accurately reflected their contents.
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons announced his resignation yesterday, which begins the process of filling slots at the commission with Biden Administration appointees. A reformed FTC is likely to take a stronger line on consumer protection,...
Dietary supplement manufacturer Pharmavite has filed a RICO lawsuit against the Clean Label Project, alleging that the organization’s testing and product grading activities amount to a protection racket.
GNC announced yesterday that is has received a notice from the New York Stock Exchange that is out of compliance with listing requirements because its stock price has been below $1 a share for more than 30 days.
Hundreds of companies and brands have announced they won’t be at Expo West because of COVID-19 fears. The show’s organizers said yesterday the show will go on but predict overall attendance could drop by as much as 60%.
The Natural Products Association has attempted to get out ahead of a potential issue for the industry by asking federal authorities to monitor dietary supplement companies claiming to treat coronavirus infections.
The drive toward shorter, cleaner labels and the oft-mentioned dearth of innovation in the supplement sphere are both factors of the maturation of the dietary supplement and functional foods industries, according to one expert.