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US Supplement Market Regulation: Depression Claim, Undisclosed Drug, COVID Tincture

FDA warns 10 businesses they’re marketing unapproved and misbranded drugs by making claims for supplements to treat depression. Supplement also found with one of, if not the most common violations in the US supplement market: it contained an undisclosed ED drug.

Dietary Supplements Enforcement

Legislating CBD As Lawful Supplement Ingredient: A Threatening Precedent For US Industry?

Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act introduced in House isn’t supported by key Democrat and Republican leaders in both chambers partly because of regulatory precedent it proposes, says lobbyist NPA Steve Northrup.

Cannabidiol CBD Dietary Supplements

Next US FDA Commissioner Will Have Opening To Fill In Dietary Supplement Programs Office

Steven Tave on 15 March will move from ODSP director to lead ORA’s Office of Strategic Planning and Operational Policy. Agency’s next commissioner, who Capitol Hill lobbyists say could be named next week, will appoint a replacement.

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Legislating CBD As Lawful Supplement Ingredient: A Threatening Precedent For US Industry?

Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act introduced in House isn’t supported by key Democrat and Republican leaders in both chambers partly because of regulatory precedent it proposes, says lobbyist NPA Steve Northrup.

Cannabidiol CBD Dietary Supplements

States’ Proposals To Age-Restrict Sports Nutrition Sales Miss Targeted Problems But Hit Retailers

MA and NY lawmakers propose prohibiting sales to consumers under 18 of supplements, OTC drugs for weight loss and muscle building and imposing $2,000 fines for violations. Supplement industry trade groups say the laws would not help solve eating disorders but would hammer retailers.

Dietary Supplements State News

US Pandemic Emergency Manufacturing Act Submitted Again By Warren, Schakowsky

Pandemic Emergency Manufacturing Act authorizes federal government and its contractors to make personal protective equipment, Rx drugs, ventilators, respirators and vaccines as well tests for coronavirus, including OTC products, to address the public health emergency.

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With Timetable In Hand And Icahn On Board, Bausch Health Looks To ‘Expedite Spin-Off’

Executives say Bausch + Lomb spin-out preparations will be completed by the end of Q3. When asked, they elaborated on Carl Icahn’s acquisition of 27.8m shares, for a 7.8% stake, and expansion of the firm’s board by two seats for Icahn’s representatives.

Sales & Earnings M & A

Bausch Shines Planned Spin-Out, Launches First US Preservative-Free OTC Antihistamine Eye Drops

Bausch + Lomb’s Alaway Preservative-Free antihistamine eye drops launch in US, The Bausch Health Companies division planned as spin-out also recently gained South Korean approval for its Lumify OTC redness reliever drops and has submissions under review in other countries.

OTC Drugs Launches

‘Uniquely Positioned’ In Probiotics, IFF Emphasizes Ingredients For Women's, Cognitive, Skin Health

Jennifer Montgomery, IFF’s probiotics marketing manager for the Americas, responds to HBW Insight questions about the firm’s plans to deliver probiotics ingredients and technologies following the recent closing of its acquisition of DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences through a merger agreement.

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RB Doubles R&D Spend In Search Of 'Game Changing’ OTC Innovation

With Reckitt's OTC sales falling 3% in 2020, the firm has committed to doubling its R&D spend in search of breakthrough product innovations.

Research & Development Innovation

With Timetable In Hand And Icahn On Board, Bausch Health Looks To ‘Expedite Spin-Off’

Executives say Bausch + Lomb spin-out preparations will be completed by the end of Q3. When asked, they elaborated on Carl Icahn’s acquisition of 27.8m shares, for a 7.8% stake, and expansion of the firm’s board by two seats for Icahn’s representatives.

Sales & Earnings M & A

IFF Plus DuPont N&B Equals $11.2Bn Revenues

"Now it's up to us to look where can we accelerate our portfolio, in which areas and where can we grow the most and deliver good value for our customers,” says CEO Andreas Fibig.

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With Timetable In Hand And Icahn On Board, Bausch Health Looks To ‘Expedite Spin-Off’

Executives say Bausch + Lomb spin-out preparations will be completed by the end of Q3. When asked, they elaborated on Carl Icahn’s acquisition of 27.8m shares, for a 7.8% stake, and expansion of the firm’s board by two seats for Icahn’s representatives.

Sales & Earnings M & A

Italy’s OTC Market Records Worst Performance In 15 Years

Italy's non-prescription drug market was hit hard by the effects of COVID-19 in 2020, with volume sales down almost 9% on the previous year.

Italy OTC Drugs

China Q4 Sales Slip But Herbalife Has Record Year

Herbalife Q4 net sales up 15.6% to $1.4bn, a company record for the period, and full-year net sales increased 13.6% as its Asia Pacific, Europe-Middle East-Africa and North America regions reached annual net sales records. USANA reports 5.4% Q4 sales growth in China as full-year sales grew 7% to $1.135bn.

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‘Clinically Proven’ Claim Leaving RB's Brain Health Supplements In US Class Action Settlement

Settlement in Southern District of Florida federal court includes a consolidated class action complaint against UK firm’s US businesses comprising cases in Florida, New York and California – filed in 2020 over statements the products were “clinically proven” to improve “brain performance” including focus, memory, learning, accuracy, concentration and reasoning.

Dietary Supplements Legal Issues

California’s Prop 65 Short-Form Warning Changes Are Costly, Confusing And Quick – Lawyer

California’s proposal to amend ‘Clear and Reasonable’ safe harbor warnings will be costly for companies and confusing to consumers, and the one-year phase-in for changes to Prop 65 warnings is “unrealistic,” says consumer product and environmental regulation lawyer Dennis Raglin.

Dietary Supplements State News

US Consumer Health 2020 News: ’60 Minutes’ Probiotic Dip Tops Switches, Monograph, Pandemic

Supplement industry’s bullseye on “60 Minutes” after its June segment critical of probiotic health benefits generated the most reads for a US consumer health and overall for HBW Insight articles in 2020. Articles about COVID-19 enforcement actions weren’t as widely read as coverage of FDA’s reorganization in its OTC drug offices and its approvals of additional ingredients to be available OTC.

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Health And Wellness Trademark Review 23 February, 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

Bausch Shines Planned Spin-Out, Launches First US Preservative-Free OTC Antihistamine Eye Drops

Bausch + Lomb’s Alaway Preservative-Free antihistamine eye drops launch in US, The Bausch Health Companies division planned as spin-out also recently gained South Korean approval for its Lumify OTC redness reliever drops and has submissions under review in other countries.

OTC Drugs Launches

Perrigo Trusts Its Gut And Enters EU Probiotics Market With New Probify Brand

Perrigo has teamed up with Sweden's Probi to enter Europe's probiotic market with its new Probify brand, offering products for digestive and immune health in 14 countries.

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'Alexa, Buy Berocca Boost' – Bayer Launches First 'Actionable' Consumer Health Ad In The UK

Bayer Consumer Health claims UK OTC industry first with "actionable ad" for its Berocca Boost dispersible vitamin and mineral supplement. 

United Kingdom Wellness

Church & Dwight Lifts Curtain On 2021: Halle Berry For Flawless, Vitafusion In Cough/Cold Aisle

Emerging markets expected to be growth drivers across C&D’s supplement, OTC drug and household care product lines in 2021. Super Immune formulation with more than 100% daily value of vitamin C, zinc and elderberry and Manuka honey is first vitafusion product in cough/cold aisle and brand's first extension for 2021.

Sales & Earnings Consumer

Dutch Supplements Firm Caught Buying Fake Instagram Followers

Netherlands' Authority for Consumers and Markets has reprimanded a dietary supplements player for purchasing fake followers and likes on social media to exaggerate the popularity of its products. It is the first case of its kind in the country.

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‘Clinically Proven’ Claim Leaving RB's Brain Health Supplements In US Class Action Settlement

Settlement in Southern District of Florida federal court includes a consolidated class action complaint against UK firm’s US businesses comprising cases in Florida, New York and California – filed in 2020 over statements the products were “clinically proven” to improve “brain performance” including focus, memory, learning, accuracy, concentration and reasoning.

Dietary Supplements Legal Issues

As Botanicals Deadlock Holds Back Investment, Dutch Industry Takes The Initiative

Dutch self-care industry association, Neprofarm, has updated the way it self-regulates botanical health claims in an effort to rebuild confidence in the country's herbal food supplements market. 

Netherlands Wellness

Nanoceutical’s Absorption Studies Don’t Pick Up Disease Claims In NAD Review

National Advertising Division, on challenge by Council for Responsible Nutrition, recommends Nanoceutical Solutions discontinue efficacy and establishment claims for Nano Glutathione.

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