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After US FDA Finds ‘Particularly Concerning’ GMP Problems, Homeopathic Firm Continues OTC Sales

A warning letter submitted by FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs’ Division of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations I in New Jersey notes that Homeocare Laboratories indicated to agency officials that it no longer is manufacturing OTC drugs.

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Court’s Rejection Of Evidence Countering ‘Willful’ Deception On Talc Ends J&J’s Appeal Streak

Johnson & Johnson failed to convince a Missouri appeals court to overturn a lower court finding that plaintiffs presented clear and convincing evidence the talc in its Johnson’s Baby Powder causes ovarian cancer and that the firm knew and improperly influenced regulators to allow use of the ingredient.

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J&J’s $4.69Bn Damages From Missouri Trial On Talc-Cancer Link Cut In Half, But Verdict Upheld

J&J’s appeal of largest verdict yet in complaints challenging safety of talc in its Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower Shimmer products failed, but a Missouri court cut its damages by more than half. Missouri appellate panel says the firm should pay $500m compensatory and $1.62bn punitive damages.

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Nurofen Ad Pulled In NZ For Irresponsible Message During COVID Pandemic

Reckitt Benckiser's TV ad for Nurofen in New Zealand drew numerous complaints for being "socially irresponsible" during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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RB Coughs Up For Digital Diagnostic Development

Reckitt will work with former Sanofi partner ResApp to develop a consumer app which can diagnose common respiratory issues. The partnership represents RB's latest move into the digital space for its Health business.

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US Consumer Health Regulation: Before Warning, Recall For Supplement With COVID-19 Label Claim

Until FDA on 23 June posted report about Golden Nutrition Inc.’s herbal supplement, violative COVID-19 claims had been found online and in advertising through other channels. Other consumer health recalls in US include more than 2.5m bottles of Gaviscon Liquid Antacid missing a safety warning on labels.

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US FDA Wants To Improve Communication, Education On Supplements, Cosmetics

Supplement industry stakeholders say proposal could reveal helpful information about consumers’ regard for VMS products. But until the questions FDA will ask in interviews are known, it’s not clear whether the information collection might sow doubt about the products.

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European Commission Examining Prostaglandins In Cosmetics: Are They Safe? Are They Drugs?

Marketers of cosmetic products that rely on prostaglandins or their analogues to grow eyelashes – or compete against companies that use the ingredients – have until 22 October to submit information to the Commission, which will help inform an assessment by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety.

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Coty Aims To Prove Naysayers Wrong With Another Kardashian Bet

Coty will leverage Kim Kardashian West’s influence with her roughly 300m social-media followers as it expands her KKW brand into new product categories and geographies, according to the firm’s 29 June announcement. The $200m transaction for 20% of the celeb’s business follows a $600m deal with half-sister Kylie Jenner, completed in January.

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With ‘Commercial Health,’ US Essential Business Guidance Expands Well Beyond Supplements

DHS agency’s latest guidance for state, local governments to define essential businesses during pandemic includes “commercial health” and personal care products. Natural Products Association says supplement market is “surging” on its efforts to include the segment in earlier DHS guidance.

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Support Doesn't Fit For Fillerina Anti-Aging Claims In Industry Self-Regulation Review

NAD looked at Qf Systems' claims "against backdrop” of previous reviews of claims for products promoted as alternatives to cosmetic procedures and surgeries, Consumers keen to look younger are attracted to the products, but often have difficulty determining whether claims are legitimate.

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Cosmetics Weekly Trademark Review: 16 June 2020

Personal-care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

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Probiotics’ Efficacy Too Specific For General Look In ’60 Minutes’ Segment Critical Of Category

A recent segment of CBS News “60 Minutes” discussing potential health benefits from probiotics was highly criticized by groups including the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the Natural Products Association and the International Probiotics Association.

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No Evidence That Vitamin D Prevents Or Treats COVID-19

UK's NICE reviews whether Vitamin D can prevent or treat COVID-19, finds evidence wanting.

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US FDA Wants To Improve Communication, Education On Supplements, Cosmetics

Supplement industry stakeholders say proposal could reveal helpful information about consumers’ regard for VMS products. But until the questions FDA will ask in interviews are known, it’s not clear whether the information collection might sow doubt about the products.

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US COVID-19 Fraud: TCM, Nasal Gel And Vitamin Pack Offered As Remedies

Each of the products with the violative claims remained for sale online on 1 July by the three firms warned by FDA and FTC during the final week of June.

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Italy's Supplements Market Gets Big Boost From COVID After Solid 2019

Coronavirus pandemic drove up sales of vitamin C supplements and other immunity boosters in Italy in the opening three months of the year. The strong start to 2020 builds on a solid 2019 for the Italian supplements market.

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European Commission Suggests ‘Traditional Use’ Could Resolve Botanicals Deadlock

Five years in the making, the European Commission delivers its assessment of the botanical ingredients in food supplements situation, suggesting that 'traditional use' may be a way out of the deadlock. 

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US FDA Wants To Improve Communication, Education On Supplements, Cosmetics

Supplement industry stakeholders say proposal could reveal helpful information about consumers’ regard for VMS products. But until the questions FDA will ask in interviews are known, it’s not clear whether the information collection might sow doubt about the products.

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Italy's Supplements Market Gets Big Boost From COVID After Solid 2019

Coronavirus pandemic drove up sales of vitamin C supplements and other immunity boosters in Italy in the opening three months of the year. The strong start to 2020 builds on a solid 2019 for the Italian supplements market.

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COVID-19 Drives A Third Of French Consumers Towards Food Supplements

COVID-19 has accelerated a consumer trend towards taking daily food supplements and trying natural health products in France, a recent Synadiet survey finds. 

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