Be aware that Health Canada is actively testing “Performance Supplements” on the market. Implementation of a quality program in accordance with GMP is the only way to ensure product integrity and avoid enforcement actions. Read More >>
Amazon has announced requirements requiring total compliance with Health Canada’s regulations for all non-prescription drugs, supplements, and natural health products (NHPs) sold in Canada through its platform. The Amazon compliance […] Read More >>
There has never been a more urgent time to enter the Canadian market with your natural health product (NHP). For those in the know, you may be aware that Health […] Read More >>
Drugs in Supplements? New Site Keeps Industry Informed on Tainted Products Sold as Supplements Lydia Hunziker, BComm Manager of Communications and Client Services, Dicentra When consumers purchase a natural health […] Read More >> June 23, 2011 Upcoming NDI Guidance May Clarify FDA’s Expectations WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statement from Natural Products Association (NPA) Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Cara Welch, Ph.D., [&hellip Read More >> NPF Notifies FTC, FDA of Non-Compliant Ads WASHINGTON –The Natural Products Foundation (NPF) alerted FTC and FDA of 13 non-compliant advertisers that have failed to amend marketing materials after […] Read More >> May 16, 2011 Omega-3 scientists oppose EFSA ALA claim An omega-3 researcher has written to the European Commission demanding a recent European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)-approved claim for omega-3 […] Read More >> May 5, 2011 Discussion Forum highlights Top 10 Functional food opportunities and challenges The ten biggest opportunities and challenges facing the placing on the marketof functional food and […] 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 >> CRN ANNOUNCES NEW MICROSITE TO PROMOTE JOINT EDUCATION CAMPAIGN —Next step in ongoing initiative between CRN, AANP and AANPF— WASHINGTON, D.C., May 3, 2011—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), […] Read More >>
  A recent study published last week in the British Medical Journal by Bollard et al. suggests that calcium supplementation with or without vitamin D increases the risk of cardiovascular […] Read More >>
April 11, 2011 Dietary Supplements: Aristolochic Acid: FDA Concerned About Botanical Products, Including Dietary Supplements, Containing Aristolochic Acid The agency has issued a Consumer Advisory and sent updated letters to […] Read More >> WASHINGTON, D.C., April 13, 2011—In response to a new government report on dietary supplement usage among U.S. adults from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health […] Read More >> CRN URGES COMPANIES, CONSUMERS TO FOLLOW FDA GUIDANCE ON APPROPRIATE USE OF POTASSIUM IODIDE WASHINGTON, D.C., March 17, 2011—In response to concerns that in the wake of the situation […] Read More >> FDA to Discuss Importer Provisions at Meeting and Webcast Scheduled for March 29 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host an all-day, public meeting in Silver Spring, Md., and […] Read More >> CRN BACKS NEW VOLUNTARY INDUSTRY-DRIVEN STABILITY TESTING TOOL The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry’s leading trade association, today announced its support of the release of […] Read More >> US Dietary Guidelines: 2010 version is very much focused on tackling the US’s near pandemic overweight and obesity problem and so salt, fat and sugar reduction feature prominently. 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 >>
Industry News: The Sale of Unlicensed NHPs Background While the NHPD is making progress on the massive number of Product License Applications (PLAs) they have received, there are still thousands […] Read More >>