This is an article taken from the official FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is amending a regulation that authorizes a health claim […] Read More >> June 16, 2011 EU ‘agreement’ may outlaw cholesterol labelling Optional cholesterol labelling of food products may soon be banned in the European Union if a draft regulation on food […] Read More >>
  Patients diagnosed with metabolic syndrome demonstrate a cluster of clinical abnormalities including elevated fasting blood glucose levels, triglyceride levels and blood pressure as well as reduced levels of circulation […] Read More >> May 30, 2011 EFSA gives positive opinion on blood cholesterols claim The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that a cause and effect relationship has been established between […] Read More >>
Welcome Spring and Summer 2011 After a long cold winter it’s with extreme excitement that we welcome the spring and the coming summer. Spring always brings with it a feeling […] Read More >>
May 6, 2011 SANTA ANA, Calif.—USP Dietary Supplement Verification Program (DSVP) verified Omega-3 30% Fish Oil Softgels from Robinson Pharma Inc., allowing the company to use the USP Verified Mark […] Read More >> EFSA’s NDA Panel[1] has published the outcome of the evaluations of a fourth series of ‘general function’ health claims[2] proposed for use on food products. The 442 claims assessed […] Read More >>
  Ashleigh Hampton, MSc. March 21, 2011 Note – the following is a summary adapted from the Ministry of Health’s Draft Guidance Document titled “Hepatotoxicity of Health Products” Background Hepatotoxicity […] Read More >>
Science and Research Updates R.H.X. Wong, P.R.C. Howe, J.D. Buckley, A.M. Coates, I. Kunz, N.M. Berry. Acute resveratrol supplementation improves flow-meditated dilation in overweight/obese individuals with mildly elevated blood pressure. […] Read More >>
Recent Changes: NHPD Ingredients Database and Ingredient Issue Forms The NHPD introduced the Natural Health Products Ingredients Database earlier this year. At present, the database contains: Medicinal ingredients Non-medicinal ingredients […] Read More >>
The Sale of Unlicensed Natural Health Products, Exemption Numbers, and You! Natural Health Products (Unprocessed Product Licence Applications) Regulations The regulatory solution many have been waiting for may be on […] Read More >>
  On January 26th, 2010, Health Canada’s Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) has issued a draft warning letter concerning Natural Health Products containing glucomannan, an ingredient authorized for the purposes […] Read More >>