Service(s) related to this article:  Dietary Supplement Consulting, Food Compliance Consulting, New Dietary Ingredients FDA has scheduled a public meeting on October 3, 2017 to discuss developing a list […] Read More >>
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Advertising Standards Canada prepares revised guideline for claims that can be made on marketed health products with new guidance for medical devices and vaccines. On September 23, 2016 the Advertising […] Read More >>
This is an article taken from the official FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. The following is a press announcement from FDA of interest to our Constituent Update subscribers. […] Read More >>
As of the beginning of July 2016, the FDA has finalized the draft guidance document (originally drafted and released for consultation at the end of July 2015) on its policy […] Read More >>
On Friday the 20th of May, FDA announced the availability of the final regulations for nutrition labeling and serving sizes (in prepublication format).  The final regulations will be published in the […] Read More >>
December 8, 2015 Health Canada releases Policy and Monograph on Medicated Vapour products. Health Canada’s Medicated Vapour Products Classification Decision In December, Health Canada published a notice to the industry […] Read More >>
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Health Canada’s New Advance Notice of Importation Process Pilot Offers More Convenience and Flexibility to Importers of Drugs, NHPs, and Cosmetics. As regulatory consultants for the U.S. and Canada, dicentra […] Read More >>
As of late DNA Barcode testing has been a subject of heated debate, which can be a valuable tool when used appropriately. However, the appropriateness of its use is up […] Read More >>
The NNHPD has released 2 new product monographs Antioxidants and Kelp, for consultation until the end of April. The Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate is steadily continuing the development […] Read More >>
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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 >>
The proposed Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2013 to amend the FFDCA and would require big changes to the industry, if the Act is passed.  On August 1, 2013 the […] Read More >>