Federal Trade Commission initiates “Operation Failed Resolution” to crack down on companies making false weight loss claims. At the beginning of the New Year many have made resolutions to lead […] Read More >>
FDA proposes radical changes to Nutrition Facts label to aid consumers. Proposal currently under consultation, so no changes are required yet. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing […] Read More >>
FDA proposes drastic changes to update required information on Nutrition Facts label on food packages and dietary supplements. FDA has proposed to update the Nutrition Facts label on food packages […] Read More >>
Congress introduces the new Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014 and has full support of major dietary supplement stakeholders.  The ACT is intended to target dietary supplement products that […] Read More >>
FDA publishes guidance to clearly define parameters for classifying liquid dietary supplements from beverages. Guidance is designed to assist industry with dietary supplement compliance and conventional food compliance. In January […] Read More >>
Three Part Webinar Series Provided by dicentra and Knowledge Bank Foods vs. Dietary Supplements:  Cross Dressing Products  At SupplySide West this year Daniel Fabricant of the FDA stressed that the […] Read More >>
A dietary supplement health claim substantiation assessment during product development may help to bring your product to market with ease. Dietary Supplement Health Claim Substantiation Health claim substantiation for your […] Read More >>
In today’s modern times dietary supplement marketing materials can come in a variety of forms, including blogs, Tweets, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Google+, reddit, Testimonials, Websites and Links. However, it is important […] Read More >>
DR. MOHAMMAD KHALID, PH.D., B.SC.(HONS) Dr. Khalid is the leading GMP expert at dicentra. He helps dicentra’s clients reach compliance with the FDA GMP Rule for Dietary Supplements (21 CFR […] Read More >>
In-process controls and specifications are a means of ensuring that a dietary supplement is manufactured, packaged, and labelled in a manner that will ensure that the quality of the dietary […] Read More >>
March 26, 2013: dicentra conducted its first webinar of 2013. Critical American and Canadian updates including FDA’s proposed rules to amend cGMPs for food facilities under FSMA, the FDA’s Draft […] Read More >>
Although rare the FTC and FDA have recently sent a joint warning letter to a company. An FDA warning letter can be scary enough, but a joint warning letter can […] Read More >>
FDA requires that all adverse and serious adverse events are tracked and reported, as required. Adverse event reporting is key area that inspectors focus on when inspecting a company. Tracking […] Read More >>
By: Heather VanBlarcom General Counsel & Senior Regulatory Specialist for Dietary Supplements Although many companies are aware of the need to have dietary supplement liability insurance, it is also important […] Read More >>
  All domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold food for human or animal consumption in the U.S. must register their facility with the FDA. Since 2003, […] Read More >>
  2012 could have had a profound impact on the dietary supplement industry with the possibility of a new president, the resultant changes at FDA and FTC associated with a […] Read More >>
On October 1st FDA announced food facility registration system is not yet ready for industry, despite requiring all foreign and domestic facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food for […] Read More >>
Topics covered: Canada: Consultations & Regulatory Initiatives Food Safety & Initiatives United States: Proposition 37 – Genetically Engineered Foods, Labeling, Initiative Statute Energy Drink Controversey Status of Draft NDI Guidance [&helli Read More >>
  Since the final good manufacturing practices (GMP) rule for dietary supplements was implemented in 2007, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made it very clear that GMP inspections […] Read More >>
By Heather VanBlarcom General Counsel & Senior Regulatory Specialist for Dietary Supplements We can breathe a sigh of relief thanks to Senate supplement-industry champions Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Orrin Hatch […] Read More >>