An article from the FDA website concerning voluntary sodium reduction targets for the food industry. Original Article Found On: Constituent Update June 1, 2016 The U.S. Food and Drug […] Read More >>
If you pulled a food product off the shelf at your local grocery store and the label text read, “natural”, what would be your understanding of that statement? Most people […] Read More >>
An article taken from the FDA website concerning sugar substitutes – found in some human foods and dental products that can be poisonous to your dog. Original Article Found On: […] Read More >>
Original Article Found On: I. Introduction This guidance is intended to provide industry with a convenient place to find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about medical foods. The […] Read More >>
In 2002, FDA first issued regulations on providing the process – The Time and Extent Application (TEA), to create a new Over the Counter (OTC) drug monograph, or amend an […] Read More >>
Companies marketing dietary supplements aim to make claims for their products in order to help successfully market their products/product lines. As such, claims being made for dietary supplements are a […] Read More >>
 Thursday, January 16, 2014 Three Part Webinar Series  Provided by dicentra and Knowledge Bank Foods vs. Dietary Supplements:  Cross Dressing Products  Dear dicentra Subscriber, Jut in time for our upcoming […] Read More >>
Supplier qualification includes conducting regular audits on your vendors. Ensuring your supplier’s are qualified will help to ensure the quality of your products. Risk-assessment is the FDA’s main focus when […] 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 >>
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 >>
  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 22, 2012 the FDA announced that they are now ready to receive registration renewals for domestic and foreign manufacturers that process, pack or hold food for human or […] Read More >>
  At the NBJ Summit this summer, Dr. Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., director of the FDA’s Division of Dietary Supplement Programs, was asked his opinion on the status of the dietary […] 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 >>
  On July 24, 2012 the FDA issued a Warning letter to United Nutrition Labs for continually failing to comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) after a thorough on-site […] Read More >>
By: Ashleigh Hampton, MSc Manager, Scientific Affairs Supporting evidence is required by both the Canadian and American regulatory bodies to substantiate marketed health claims. Health Canada reviews the evidence to […] Read More >>
By Heather VanBlarcom General Counsel & Senior Regulatory Specialist for Dietary Supplements On July 16, 2012, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) filed an injunction against a New York […] Read More >>