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Cannabis Trade Group Threatens FSA With Legal Action As CBD Novel Food Row Intensifies

Cannabis trade association CannaPro is threatening legal action against the UK's Food Standards Agency for its response to moves by EU regulators to classify CBD as a novel Food. The FSA's handling of the situation is negatively impacting business, states CannaPro, which has warned the agency it will sue for damages.  
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FDA's Puzzle: Measuring How DSHEA Fits For Supplement Industry Oversight

FDA says it has "only received about 1,200 NDI notifications" in 25 years under DSHEA as US VMS market has grown from around $4b and 4,000 products to more than $40bn with 80,000 or more products. In interviews on potential changes agency may attempt to bring to its regulatory oversight, attorneys noted NDI notifications are among problems for both industry and FDA.

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Gottlieb Leaves FDA With Final Thought On What To Do About Cosmetics

Addressing for the last time the House Appropriations subcommittee with FDA oversight, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb shared his vision for sharpening cosmetics oversight in the absence of significant new resources.

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Acetaminophen Under Scrutiny In California For Prop 65 Requirements

California extends deadline for data from cancer bioassays, epidemiological studies and genotoxicity tests for review of acetaminophen as a Prop 65 chemical due to carcinogenic potential. Deadline extended to May 29 in response to Consumer Healthcare Products Association request.

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Health And Wellness Trademarks Review, April 16, 2019

Trademarks registered and published for opposition with USPTO in Class 3 – cosmetics and cleaning Preps, and Class 5 –pharmaceuticals. Marks for vitamin, mineral and supplement products also are registered or published for opposition in both Class 3 and Class 5.

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Norway's OTC Market In 2018: Sales Remain Stable As GSK Consolidates Its Leading Position

Sales of non-prescription medicines in Norway edged up by less than 1% in 2018, as GSK remained the leading player on the market and its Otrivin respiratory line maintained its position as the country's best-selling OTC brand. 
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Acting FDA Chief Sharpless Pledges 'Full Speed Ahead' On Current Agenda

In his first speech to agency staff, Acting Commissioner Norman Sharpless says FDA will continue working on issues including food safety and nutrition drug, and he is not approaching the post like a temporary caretaker. Sharpless said his appointment does not reflect attempt by President Trump or HHS Secretary Alex Azar to force FDA to change direction set by Scott Gottlieb.

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EU Deal Tracker: Ponroy Snaps Up Italy's Pasquali, Vision Healthcare Grabs VItaminExpress

France's Ponroy Santé is expanding its reach in Italy by snapping up Pasquali Healthcare, while Vision Healthcare has increased its online presence with a deal for VitaminExpress.
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Rapid Release Gels, Arthritis Formulation Put Tylenol In US OTC Analgesic Lead

Tylenol brand consumption grows 10% on sales of Rapid Release Gel and Tylenol Arthritis, reaching top spot among analgesic products in the US, J&J says. Retailers' inventory builds as a result of prior-year supply constraints driven by Hurricane Maria also helped drive growth.

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Perrigo's Omega Pharma Struggles In 2018 As It Continues To Restructure And Divest

Perrigo's Europe-focused consumer health business Omega Pharma found sales growth hard to come by in 2018 as the group worked hard to right size the organization. While it still has a way to go to completely turnaround Omega, Perrigo is starting to see these interventions pay off, with profits up for the 12 months. 
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Cosmetics Weekly Trademark Review: April 9-16, 2019

Personal-care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3 – Cosmetics and Cleaning Preps.
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Rapid Release Gels, Arthritis Formulation Put Tylenol In US OTC Analgesic Lead

Tylenol brand consumption grows 10% on sales of Rapid Release Gel and Tylenol Arthritis, reaching top spot among analgesic products in the US, J&J says. Retailers' inventory builds as a result of prior-year supply constraints driven by Hurricane Maria also helped drive growth.

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CIR Expert Panel’s April Meeting: 82 Brown Algae Ingredients Reviewed; Preservative Developments; More

The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel is taking its first look at brown algae-derived ingredients, with 32 passing muster at the panel’s April 8-9 meeting in Washington. Salicylic acid and fatty acids were among ingredients that received final safe verdicts, while four ingredient groups drew insufficient data announcements. Finally, parabens got tabled and MCI/MI was reopened for updates.

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New York's Prop 65-Like Proposal Dropped From Budget, But Talks Continue

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Consumer Right to Know Act, New York’s answer to Prop 65 in California, was scuttled by legislators in their budget bill signed into law April 12. However, related talks are ongoing in the state’s legislature, where the Safe Cosmetics Act is on the table again this session.

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Unilever Grows European Portfolio, P&G Trims More Brands In Toothpaste Deal

Fluocaril and Parogencyl are “well-known” toothpastes that have garnered “strong endorsement from health professionals,” Unilever says. The brands, identified by analysts as potential candidates for sale, are latest in P&G’s ongoing trimming of lower-selling lines.

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P&G Positions Joy Women's Razor To Bring Shaving 'Back To The Essentials'

P&G launches joy brand for women as a no-frills razor for a reasonable price, contrasting in positioning with Venus. Brand and glee shaving preparations are sold exclusively in Walmart stores to target millennial and generation Z age groups.
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NPA Slams Study Linking Calcium, Vitamin D Use To Increased Cancer Risk

Annals of Medicine study finds at least 1,000mg/day calcium supplementation associated with increased risk of cancer, but no association of cancer and high levels of calcium from foods. Natural Products Association says study included an ‘unhealthy’ cohort of patients.

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Health And Wellness Trademarks Review, April 16, 2019

Trademarks registered and published for opposition with USPTO in Class 3 – cosmetics and cleaning Preps, and Class 5 –pharmaceuticals. Marks for vitamin, mineral and supplement products also are registered or published for opposition in both Class 3 and Class 5.

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Health And Wellness News: FDA Enforcement Discretion On Allulose Labeling, More

FDA extends sunscreen proposed rule comment period; American Kratom Association AKA webinar counters ‘incorrect’ headlines; ProBiora promotes brand with comic book; and Allulose labeling draft guidance includes enforcement discretion.

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EU Deal Tracker: Ponroy Snaps Up Italy's Pasquali, Vision Healthcare Grabs VItaminExpress

France's Ponroy Santé is expanding its reach in Italy by snapping up Pasquali Healthcare, while Vision Healthcare has increased its online presence with a deal for VitaminExpress.
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FDA Closes Potential Food Additive Option In Warnings To Supplement Firms

Six warnings to firms marketing products containing DMHA mark a change in the agency's supplement market oversight with explanation that non-dietary ingredients that have not been approved for use in food are deemed unsafe and are not allowed for use in supplements under an exemption for food additives Other three firms FDA warned were advised the ingredient phenibut found in their products also isn't eligible for use in supplements.

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FDA Debuts List For Rapidly Announcing Noncompliant Ingredients In Supplements

FDA announces addition of Dietary Supplement Ingredient Advisory List page to its website along with recent warning letters to firms marketing supplements containing two ingredients on the list: eight were warned about using ingredient identified as "DMHA" in products, and three about using phenibut. Brand names and product marketers linked to ingredients the FDA deems ineligible for use could be published through other agency channels.

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Norway's OTC Market In 2018: Sales Remain Stable As GSK Consolidates Its Leading Position

Sales of non-prescription medicines in Norway edged up by less than 1% in 2018, as GSK remained the leading player on the market and its Otrivin respiratory line maintained its position as the country's best-selling OTC brand. 
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Consumers Across EU Struggling To Interpret Nutrition And Health Claims

Consumers need more support to help them accurately interpret nutrition and health claims made on foods, including food supplements, a study across five EU markets suggests. Nutrition claims and health claims are regularly confused by consumers, and their technical wording often means they are misunderstood or not understood at all.

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EMA Is Exploring How Real-World Data Can Benefit Europe’s OTC Market, Says Agency Head Rasi

The European Medicines Agency is right now looking into how real-world data and evidence can be used to improve regulatory systems and extend access to OTC medicines within the European Union, the agency's executive director Guido Rasi told the recent AESGP Regulatory Conference in Amsterdam.

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