dietary supplements database

Washington, D.C.—The American Herbal Products Association's (APHA) Board of Trustees isn't convinced that dietary supplement makers should be required to register their products with the U.S. Food Administration (FDA) "as a stand-alone approach to improving informed consumer access to a wide variety of safe dietary supplement products."

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)’s Board of Directors has approved the concept for creating a Voluntary Product Registry for Dietary Supplements.

If companies embrace such a registry, regulators will have more visibility into the industry, says CRN president and CEO Steve Mister.

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

The carousel of progress has become a runaway train of waste. The question is, what can be done to stop it before it derails?

dietary supplement labels

Bethesda, MD—The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) has been keeping a Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD), and is now wondering whether to expand the resource with additional features and added functionality.

cranberry health

Fruit d’Or Nutraceuticals of Quebec, Canada, released a scientific dossier devoted to cranberry for industry members.

gnc oregon lawsuit

In the latest attack on the supplements industry by state attorney generals (AGs), GNC is being sued by Oregon’s AG Ellen Rosenblum, for allegedly selling supplements spiked with unmarked illegal ingredients.

krill oil exercise

New data published in PLoS One suggests krill oil consumption may support healthy immune function after exercise.

blood sugar chromium

New research published in the  Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology by researchers from Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil suggests oral chromium picolinate (CrPic) may help those interested in blood sugar balance.