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Congressional Report Highlights Lack of Mandatory Supplement Listing As DSHEA 2.0 Talks Continue

The Congressional Research Service published a dietary supplements report on 20 September that provides an overview of the industry and current regulatory issues, including ‘limitations’ in the US FDA’s authority over supplements and, in particular, the absence of mandatory product listing.

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Solgar Polska Slapped With Fine For Price Fixing Dietary Supplements

Solgar Polska has been hit with a fine in excess of PLN1.5m for colluding with retailers to set minimum prices for its dietary supplements over almost a decade. The company denies any wrongdoing and has vowed to appeal the judgment.

Poland Dietary Supplements

US FDA Testing Finds Consumer Health Market Problems, But It Can’t Test Entire Marketplace

CDER compliance office director Donald Ashley offers a cautionary note to temper expectations for the FDA’s enforcement in the supplement sector. “We continue to warn the public about products very often sold as dietary supplements that contain hidden drugs,” he says.

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Latest From Legislation & Wellness

Measuring Consumer Exposure Confounds US FDA’s Evaluation Of Cannabinoid Safety In Supplements

Acting commissioner Woodcock reminds manufacturers and marketers that a consumer’s exposure to cannabidiol and other cannabinoids likely comes from using multiple products daily. “How do you control exposure of people in a nonprescription setting?”

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Italy's Health Ministry Sets Up Supplements Committee To Improve Oversight Of Growing Sector

Italy has set up a new committee to oversee its booming food supplements market with a remit of consumer protection and advising on proportionate regulation.

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After Aligning With FDA On Cannabinoids, California Lawmakers Move On Lawful Use

State Senate scheduled to vote on bill on 8 September and Assembly later in week. Floor votes prompted by amendment removing language that banned hemp smokables in the state, replaced by a phase-in approach.

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EU Business Round-Up: BioGaia Seeks Bigger Slice Of UK, Acino Gets Middle East Backers, Boots Moves Into Advertising

The latest European consumer health business news: BioGaia to distribute full probiotics portfolio in the UK; UAE's ADQ snaps up Switzerland's Acino; and Boots launches a personalized ad offering in the UK.

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Royal DSM Fills Plate With Nutrition, Health And Bioscience, Plans To Slice Off Chemical Business

Sale is among options it’s considering for materials business, which is currently “managed largely on a standalone basis.” Its health, nutrition and bioscience segments account for 80% to 85% of total sales and will operate as individual business groups.

M & A Dietary Supplements

Private Label OTC Giant Stretches For Switch Help

HRA brings needed expertise in OTC switches to Perrigo, which regularly is first to launch generic equivalents for brand switches but its name hasn’t been linked to submitting proposals for making additional drug ingredients available OTC.

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People On The Move: Appointments At GSK, Stada And Sanofi

The latest appointments in Europe's consumer health industry: GSK promotes Davide Fanelli to lead its business in Spain; Stada appoints Marc van Boven to a newly-created role; and Sanofi hires Theresa von Fugle to manage its OTC operation in Germany.

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EU Business Round-Up: BioGaia Seeks Bigger Slice Of UK, Acino Gets Middle East Backers, Boots Moves Into Advertising

The latest European consumer health business news: BioGaia to distribute full probiotics portfolio in the UK; UAE's ADQ snaps up Switzerland's Acino; and Boots launches a personalized ad offering in the UK.

Europe Business Strategies

Major CHC Players Backing European Trial of ‘Intelligent’ Pack Recycling

Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson and Nestlé are among a group of companies supporting a European trial of digital watermark technology designed to reduce product packaging waste.

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Latest From Sales & Earnings & Wellness

Germany’s PharmaSGP Predicts Market Turnaround Despite Difficult First Half

Germany's PharmaSGP blamed ongoing lockdowns for falling first-half sales, but said it could see light at the end of the tunnel, with the OTC market expected to recover in the second half of the year.

Sales & Earnings Germany

Herbalife Lowers Sales Growth Guidance On Eve Of Promoting Growth Drivers At Investor Day

Lowers Q3 net sales guidance to a decrease of 3.5% to 6.5% after previously forecasting a range between 5% growth and 1% decrease; for the year, it lowers previous estimate of 8.5% to 12.5% growth to net sales improving 4.5% to 8.5%.

Dietary Supplements Sales & Earnings

Swisse Continues To Grow In China While Sales Stabilize in Australia

Australian-heritage supplements brand Swisse saw sales grow double-digits in China in the first half of 2021, while also returning to growth in Australia and New Zealand.

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Solgar Polska Slapped With Fine For Price Fixing Dietary Supplements

Solgar Polska has been hit with a fine in excess of PLN1.5m for colluding with retailers to set minimum prices for its dietary supplements over almost a decade. The company denies any wrongdoing and has vowed to appeal the judgment.

Poland Dietary Supplements

FTC’s Monetary Relief Claims Dismissed In Prevagen Fraud Case; Supreme Court Decision Cited

The Federal Trade Commission’s claim for monetary relief against the Prevagen memory supplement marketer is dismissed by a New York district court judge, who cites a recent Supreme Court decision gutting the FTC’s long-favored mechanism for collecting monies under the FTC Act.

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Non-Organic Whey Protein Unfit For Products Labeled As Organic Under USDA Proposal

USDA proposes amending National Organics Program’s list of allowed and prohibited substances to remove non-organic whey protein, five other ingredients and eight colors from use in organic-labeled products.

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Health And Wellness Weekly Trademark Review 14 September, 2021

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

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

Health And Wellness Weekly Trademark Review 7 September, 2021

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

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

Health And Wellness Weekly Trademark Review 31 August, 2021

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

Just Two Weeks Remain To Enter The OTC Marketing Awards 2021

Don’t miss out on a chance to win an Award at the Oscars of the British OTC industry!

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Nelsons Launches UK ‘Wellbeing Revolution’ With Rescue Extension

Stress relief and sleep are the focus of Nelsons Rescue supplement extensions, which the company hopes will breathe new life into the 80-year-old brand and the UK's wellbeing category. The launches also see Nelsons enter the CBD category for the first time.

United Kingdom Wellness

Balchem's A Youth Nutrition ‘Ninja’ In Latest Deal

Partnership with Mary Nhin, author of the “Ninja Life Hacks” children’s book series, will develop supplements and food for cognitive health in addition to other products “that promote a healthy emotional and physical relationship with foods.”

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Latest From Ad Complaints & Wellness

SlimFast ‘Clinically Proven’ Claim Based On Discontinued Products, NAD Review Finds

Glanbia subsidiary marketing SlimFast plans to appeal National Advertising Division decision, following a challenge by Atkins marketer Simply Good, finding a “clinically proven” packaging claim based on evidence from discontinued products isn’t substantiated.

Ad Complaints Dietary Supplements

US Enforcement On COVID-19 Consumer Health Fraud Circles Back To Ayurvedic Products

Georgia firm promoted a product as interrupting “infection chain” of coronavirus. Total of fraudulent COVID-19 claims FDA’s found in consumer health space approaches 200.

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Restoring FTC Monetary Relief Authority: For Commission Members, Not One Size Fits All

House already passed legislation to amend Sec. 13(b) of FTC regulations and make explicit its authority to obtain injunctive and equitable relief in court, but differences in Democrat and Republican commission appointees' views on the authority was a key topic of discussion during a recent Energy and Commerce hearing.

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