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Wellness (Dietary Supplements)

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UN Rejects Proposal To Exempt CBD From International Narcotics Controls

A WHO recommendation to explicitly exempt low-THC CBD from international narcotics controls has been emphatically rejected by UN member states. The CBD industry had hoped for a positive outcome to remove regulatory pressure on product manufacturers in Europe and around the world. 

Cannabidiol CBD Legislation

Resolving Botanicals Deadlock 'Not A Priority' For European Commission

Tensions between industry and the European Commission on the issue of  health claims for botanical food supplements were aired on the second day of the BAH's High Level Conference on the Future of Medicines, with the EC saying the EU Green Deal is now higher up on its list of priorities for the foreseeable future. 

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European Commission Evaluating CBD Court Ruling Ahead Of Crucial UN Vote

With the European Commission "carefully assessing" the judgment of Europe's highest court that CBD is not a narcotic, HBW Insight speaks to an expert in cannabis law about what is likely to happen next.

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UN Rejects Proposal To Exempt CBD From International Narcotics Controls

A WHO recommendation to explicitly exempt low-THC CBD from international narcotics controls has been emphatically rejected by UN member states. The CBD industry had hoped for a positive outcome to remove regulatory pressure on product manufacturers in Europe and around the world. 

Cannabidiol CBD Legislation

European Commission Evaluating CBD Court Ruling Ahead Of Crucial UN Vote

With the European Commission "carefully assessing" the judgment of Europe's highest court that CBD is not a narcotic, HBW Insight speaks to an expert in cannabis law about what is likely to happen next.

Cannabidiol CBD Regulation

US FDA Guidance Scratches Sesame Labeling Itch; House Passes ‘FASTER’ Allergen Identity Process

Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act would amend FDA regulations to include sesame as major allergen and allow agency to add other food ingredients as major allergens based on prevalence and severity of allergic reactions. FDA, meanwhile, published guidance for voluntarily labeling sesame as an allergen while it develop its factors for evaluating which food allergens in addition to the eight already specified in its regulations should be designated as requiring additional controls, including allergen labeling.

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US Wellness Market Deals: Unilever Tries On SmartyPants, Kind Cooks Up Nature’s Bakery Deal

Unilever North America agrees SmartyPant, founded in 2011 to create a comprehensive supplement made from premium ingredients to support the wellbeing needs of children and adults. Kind, fully owned by Mars, has an agreement to acquire family-owned Nature's Bakery which offers snacks including fig bars and other soft-baked foods.

Dietary Supplements M & A

Church & Dwight Takes Homeopathic Turn For OTC Sales Driver, Acquires Zicam Marketer Matrixx

C&D CEO Matthew Farrell says Zicam has 73% share in the US zinc-containing wellness product market. It's acquiring marketer Matrixx Initiatives at a price almost 15 times Zicam brand’s projected 2021 EBITDA.

M & A OTC Drugs

Cambridge Nutraceuticals Targets Over 50s With UK Acquisition

Cambridge Nutraceuticals - which develops dietary supplements that have “proven clinical benefits” - has snapped up UK-based Prime Fifty to enhance its offering with products specifically designed for the over 50s.

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US Wellness Market Deals: Unilever Tries On SmartyPants, Kind Cooks Up Nature’s Bakery Deal

Unilever North America agrees SmartyPant, founded in 2011 to create a comprehensive supplement made from premium ingredients to support the wellbeing needs of children and adults. Kind, fully owned by Mars, has an agreement to acquire family-owned Nature's Bakery which offers snacks including fig bars and other soft-baked foods.

Dietary Supplements M & A

Church & Dwight Takes Homeopathic Turn For OTC Sales Driver, Acquires Zicam Marketer Matrixx

C&D CEO Matthew Farrell says Zicam has 73% share in the US zinc-containing wellness product market. It's acquiring marketer Matrixx Initiatives at a price almost 15 times Zicam brand’s projected 2021 EBITDA.

M & A OTC Drugs

Sabinsa Reaches Out To US Regulators To Squeeze Fake Vitamin C Out Of Ingredient Markets

Sabinsa provided FDA and FTC with documentation of “an ingredient falsely marketed and sold as vitamin C derived from amla fruit (Emblica officinalis), which two independent labs have confirmed is actually derived from corn, sugarcane or other plants.”

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Latest From Sales & Earnings & Wellness

Hain Celestial Looking For Deals As Net Cash Jumps, Portfolio Slims

Hain Celestial looks for acquisitions while continuing to pare down its portfolio as its North America business sales grew 3% to $280.7m in its latest quarter.

Deals Sales & Earnings

ChromaDex Loss Down, Tru Niagen Sales Up 22%

Q3 net sales were up 18% and its net loss dropped $3m, the provider of Tru Niagen products containing Niagen, its proprietary form of nicotinamide riboside, reported five days before announcing Tru Niagen stick packs are available under the EX brand in Hong Kong exclusively at A.S. Watson Group’s stores and website.

Sales & Earnings Dietary Supplements

Herbalife Adds Cannabinoid Skin Care Line On Top Of Reporting Record Quarterly Results

Direct seller announces both its third-quarter results and launch of Enrichual Hemp Relief Balm and Facial Serum formulated with broad-spectrum cannabinoids. Its $1.5bn net sales were led by 55.1% growth in the US and Canada to $398.7m.

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Latest From Legal Issues & Wellness

European Commission Evaluating CBD Court Ruling Ahead Of Crucial UN Vote

With the European Commission "carefully assessing" the judgment of Europe's highest court that CBD is not a narcotic, HBW Insight speaks to an expert in cannabis law about what is likely to happen next.

Cannabidiol CBD Regulation

Sabinsa Reaches Out To US Regulators To Squeeze Fake Vitamin C Out Of Ingredient Markets

Sabinsa provided FDA and FTC with documentation of “an ingredient falsely marketed and sold as vitamin C derived from amla fruit (Emblica officinalis), which two independent labs have confirmed is actually derived from corn, sugarcane or other plants.”

Dietary Supplements Legal Issues

US Supplement Firm Shut Down By Decree After Using Ingredient On FDA ‘Advisory List'

FDA's decree of permanent injunction with Fusion Health and Vitality filed same day the firm announced recall of its Core Essential Nutrients and Immune Boost Sublingual Vitamin D3 products found to contain hordenine HCl.

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Latest From Launches & Wellness

Aker BioMarine Plans US NDI Notification For EPA/DHA Formulated To Pass Blood-Brain Barrier

Aker BioMarine seeks supplement firms to use its EPA/DHA innovation bound by lysophosphatidylcholine to enable the fatty acids to pass through the blood-brain and blood-retinal barriers and boost of eye and brain health benefits. It will submit an NDI notificaion in the US during 2022.

Dietary Supplements FDA

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 24 November, 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 OTC Drugs

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 17 November, 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

UK Supplements Marketer Makes No Effort To Back Up Ad Claims

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority will closely monitor the marketing communications of dietary supplements e-tailer Health Solutions after it failed to provide a substantive response to health claims regulation breaches.

Ad Complaints Enforcement

New Date For The OTC Marketing Awards 2021

The OTC Marketing Awards – the biggest night of the year for the British consumer healthcare industry – will now take place in Summer 2021 after careful consideration. There is also a new entry deadline.

OTC Drugs Innovation

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. 

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US COVID-19 Fraud: After Facebook Posts, Regulators Don’t ‘Friend’ ChromaDex

ChromaDex is among latest targets of FDA/FTC joint warnings identifying claims on websites as well as in social media posts that render products unapproved and misbranded drugs indicated to prevent or treat COVID-19.

FDA Dietary Supplements

UK Supplements Marketer Makes No Effort To Back Up Ad Claims

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority will closely monitor the marketing communications of dietary supplements e-tailer Health Solutions after it failed to provide a substantive response to health claims regulation breaches.

Ad Complaints Enforcement

US Supplement Firm Shut Down By Decree After Using Ingredient On FDA ‘Advisory List'

FDA's decree of permanent injunction with Fusion Health and Vitality filed same day the firm announced recall of its Core Essential Nutrients and Immune Boost Sublingual Vitamin D3 products found to contain hordenine HCl.

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