Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., addressed the Ingredient Marketplace crowd in early June with a presentation entitled, “There and Back Again.” Reflecting upon his time as the director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) division of dietary supplements, Fabricant, now executive director and CEO of the Natural Products Association (NPA), offered insight into FDA’s current thinking on dietary supplements and what could be on the agency’s radar for the future.

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Washington, D.C.—Television personality Mehmet Oz, M.D., testified in Capitol Hill on June 17, in front of a senate panel investigating how to protect consumers from false and deceptive advertising of weight-loss products.

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Washington, D.C.— Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) has cosigned the Designer Anabolic Steroid Act (DASCA), legislation designed to give the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) authority to place designer anabolic steroids in the Drug Enforcement Schedules quicker.

Tampa, FL—The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged a Florida-based operation for marketing a supplement called Pure Green Coffee using false claims and fake news sites.

There’s a transformation underway in the natural retailing community. After decades of strong leadership, many pioneering retailers are scaling back their duties or passing the reins of their stores to the next generation of retailers—some family members, others young entrepreneurs. At the same time, we’re seeing stores grow from the ground up under the guidance of young owners who are new to natural or retailing or both.

Prostate health is an important consideration for all men. In fact, about one man in every seven is diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime (1).

Wiley’s Finest Wild Alaskan Fish Oil launched Prenatal DHA, which provides 600 mg of DHA and 120 mg of EPA per two small softgel serving. The product is certified by the NSF International Public Health & Safety Company to ensure the product meets the dose claimed on the label and is free from environmental contaminants.

NeoCell launched NeoCell Biotin Bursts soft chews, which deliver 10,000 mcg of biotin in each chew. Chews support healthy hair, skin and nails, and help fight free radicals. Biotin Bursts come in a Brazilian acai berry flavor and are free of gluten, soy and artificial ingredients. A serving size of one chew contains only 20 calories.