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Wellness (Dietary Supplements)

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‘Undeniable Truth’ For US FDA Supplement Programs Director: 'So Much Noncompliance'

ODS Director Steven Tave says violative manufacturing processes and products remain common not because FDA isn’t enforcing its regulations. “I applaud those who stand behind their products, but can you stand with the same conviction behind every product on the market?” he said at regulatory summit organized by trade groups.

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Fitbit Has OTC Electrocardiogram App To Rival Apple, Samsung With Clearance In US, EU

Fitbit will launch its new Fitbit Sense smartwatch with ECG app in Europe, US, Hong Kong and India in October. 

Approvals FDA

US Bill For CBD Supplement Path Draws Mixed Industry Response

Four major trade organizations applauded the introduction of HR 8179, which would remove statutory impediments to CBD’s lawful use in dietary supplements, subjecting CBD to the same requirements in place for any new dietary ingredient. The Natural Products Association, on the other hand, is calling the bill a misstep.

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‘Undeniable Truth’ For US FDA Supplement Programs Director: 'So Much Noncompliance'

ODS Director Steven Tave says violative manufacturing processes and products remain common not because FDA isn’t enforcing its regulations. “I applaud those who stand behind their products, but can you stand with the same conviction behind every product on the market?” he said at regulatory summit organized by trade groups.

Regulation FDA

US Bill For CBD Supplement Path Draws Mixed Industry Response

Four major trade organizations applauded the introduction of HR 8179, which would remove statutory impediments to CBD’s lawful use in dietary supplements, subjecting CBD to the same requirements in place for any new dietary ingredient. The Natural Products Association, on the other hand, is calling the bill a misstep.

United States Legislation

Congress Ready To Propose Legislation To Deliver US FDA’s Wish: Allowing CBD Use In Supplements

House Energy and Commerce members are expected soon to introduce a bill to make lawful the use of CBD and other hemp-derived ingredients, other than THC, in dietary supplements. Capitol Hill interest in proposing legislation, says Sen. Wyden , will grow if FDA doesn’t bring some order to the CBD space.

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Pharma Dealmaker Saunders Includes Wellness Space In Acquisition Group’s Investment Targets

Brent Saunder’s Vesper Healthcare Acquisition Corp. wants to raise up to $460m in a forthcoming IPO to buy companies in health care and medical market niches including wellness.

Financing Dietary Supplements

GNC’s Sale Attracts No Competitors For Harbin’s Bid; Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Auction Cancelled

Deadline passed for “other qualified bidders to submit higher or otherwise better offers to purchase” full ownership of GNC. Approving sale to Harbin Pharmaceuticals, already its largest shareholder, depends partly on approval by US bankruptcy court, where a hearing is set for 17 September.

Dietary Supplements Deals

France’s Lehning Acquires Lescuyer To Boost Supplements Portfolio

Laboratoires Lehning has snapped up fellow French natural health manufacturer Laboratoire Lescuyer to expand its presence in the dietary supplements market and enhance its capabilities in the growing e-commerce segment.

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Nestlé To Enter Europe's CBD Market With UK Launch

Nestlé Health Science is expanding its CBD offering outside the US with the UK launch of a dietary supplement formulated by cannabis development firm Geocann.

Cannabidiol CBD Launches

Fitbit Has OTC Electrocardiogram App To Rival Apple, Samsung With Clearance In US, EU

Fitbit will launch its new Fitbit Sense smartwatch with ECG app in Europe, US, Hong Kong and India in October. 

Approvals FDA

NAD Offers Complex And Fast Tracks: Not All Advertising Claim Reviews Are Alike

NAD will assign three attorneys at the beginning of each Complex Track review instead of one, director Laura Brett said in a recent interview. The industry self-regulation group also recently launched its Fast-Track program for more simple ad claim challenges that rarely have been made.

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Pharma Dealmaker Saunders Includes Wellness Space In Acquisition Group’s Investment Targets

Brent Saunder’s Vesper Healthcare Acquisition Corp. wants to raise up to $460m in a forthcoming IPO to buy companies in health care and medical market niches including wellness.

Financing Dietary Supplements

GNC’s Sale Attracts No Competitors For Harbin’s Bid; Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Auction Cancelled

Deadline passed for “other qualified bidders to submit higher or otherwise better offers to purchase” full ownership of GNC. Approving sale to Harbin Pharmaceuticals, already its largest shareholder, depends partly on approval by US bankruptcy court, where a hearing is set for 17 September.

Dietary Supplements Deals

PharmaSGP's Chemical-Free OTCs A Hit With EU Consumers During COVID-19

Germany's PharmaSGP reported solid sales gains in the first half as European consumers snapped up its chemical-free OTCs and dietary supplement offering.

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Latest From Legal Issues & Wellness

GNC’s Sale Attracts No Competitors For Harbin’s Bid; Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Auction Cancelled

Deadline passed for “other qualified bidders to submit higher or otherwise better offers to purchase” full ownership of GNC. Approving sale to Harbin Pharmaceuticals, already its largest shareholder, depends partly on approval by US bankruptcy court, where a hearing is set for 17 September.

Dietary Supplements Deals

Competing Bidder For GNC Argues Expected Sale To Chinese Firm Would Cause Security Risks In US

DynamicVetnures also contends Harbin Pharmaceutical is attempting to avoid a regulatory review by federal agencies on national security and other questions that is required when foreign companies make large investments in US businesses.

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Herbalife Pays $123M To Resolve Criminal, Civil Charges From US Investigation Of China Business

Direct seller pays fines in settlements with SEC and DoJ on bribery and other charges but two former executives for its operations in China still face criminal charges alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. They have not been arrested and have remained at large since being charged in November 2019.

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Health And Wellness Trademark Review 8 September, 2020

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

Trademarks Dietary Supplements

Nestlé To Enter Europe's CBD Market With UK Launch

Nestlé Health Science is expanding its CBD offering outside the US with the UK launch of a dietary supplement formulated by cannabis development firm Geocann.

Cannabidiol CBD Launches

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 1 September, 2020

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

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Latest From Ad Campaigns & Wellness

Spatone Relaunch Delivers Sales Boost For Nelsons

New packaging and effective marketing helped Nelsons UK's relaunched Spatone range of iron supplements ride out the disruption of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Wellness Dietary Supplements

UK Marketing: EllaOne, Sudocrem And Vitabiotics Get Social

Highlighting the latest social-media activity by some of the UK's biggest consumer health brands, including HRA Pharma's EllaOne, Teva's Sudocrem and Vitabiotics WellKid.

Ad Campaigns United Kingdom

COVID-19 Mentions Prohibited From Supplement Ads - UK Regulator

Dietary supplement ads should not make any explicit or implicit references to COVID-19, with immunity boosting claims also strictly off limits, says UK regulator the Advertising Standards Authority.

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Latest From Ad Complaints & Wellness

NAD Offers Complex And Fast Tracks: Not All Advertising Claim Reviews Are Alike

NAD will assign three attorneys at the beginning of each Complex Track review instead of one, director Laura Brett said in a recent interview. The industry self-regulation group also recently launched its Fast-Track program for more simple ad claim challenges that rarely have been made.

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US Hospitals’ COVID-19 Treatment Protocols Aren’t Prescriptions To Make Vitamin C Ad Claims

Marketer of Billy’s Infinity-C supplement line discontinues social media post that COVID-19 patients in hospitals are receiving high doses of vitamin C. BBB National Programs division says the post implies consumers can prevent contracting the virus through vitamin C use. 

Dietary Supplements Coronavirus COVID-19

Vitafusion ‘Clinically Proven Absorption’ Claim Fails In C&D Appeal Of Industry Self-Regulation Review

Church & Dwight will comply with National Advertising Review Board decision to discontinue claim for vitafusion supplements. The panel rejected C&D’s argument that any amount of vitamin absorption is “clinically meaningful” and deferred to the National Advertising Division on C&D’s procedural challenge.

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