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Wellness (Dietary Supplements)

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US COVID-19 Fraud: Tincture, Sanitizer Warnings, Criminal Contempt Charges And Civil Settlement

FDA’s latest COVID-19 warnings note fewer violative claims than identified in previous warnings to consumer health firms. One had a single noncompliant claim on its website, while another’s violations included identifying potential symptoms of COVID-19. Four men associated with a Florida church face counts of conspiracy to defraud the US and of contempt of court stemming from COVID-1 claims for a bleach solution.

Dietary Supplements Enforcement

P&G Given Green Light To Offload Haliborange Supplements

P&G's decision to offload its Haliborange children's supplement line will not lead to reduced competition in the UK market, according to the regulator.

Deals Regulation

US FDA Restarting Domestic Inspections, Prioritizing Areas With Low Covid-19 Rates

The agency is resuming domestic inspections using a pandemic rating system to identify localities where inspections will be safest for investigators and plant workers. Another safety factor: all inspections will be pre-announced.

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Latest From Legislation & Wellness

Expanding US FDA Mandatory Recall Authority To All Drugs Gets House Appropriators’ Approval

Appropriators’ FDA FY 2021 budget includes amendment to expand its mandatory recall authority introduced by chairman of subcommittee with oversight of agency’s budget, Rep. Sanford Bishop. He said the agency should be able to force drug product recalls as it already can for vaccines, medical devices and products containing ingredients also scheduled as controlled substances.

Legislation Recalls

US House Appropriators Request CBD Enforcement As They Ante Up $5M For FDA's Rule Development

Appropriation Committee members target $5m for FDA's CBD policy work and suggest the agency enforce against noncompliant firms in their report accompanying legislation proposing the agency’s fiscal 2021 budget. 

Cannabidiol CBD Dietary Supplements

New Report, Same Theme On US FDA's Policy On Cannabidiols: ‘Extensive Data Gaps’ On Safety

FDA’s second report to Congress on oversight of CBD market includes results from studies of whether products are mislabeled or adulterated, but also indicates throughout that more data are needed on safety of hemp-derived CBD ingredients used in myriad consumer health, cosmetic and food products already available.

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Latest From Deals & Wellness

P&G Given Green Light To Offload Haliborange Supplements

P&G's decision to offload its Haliborange children's supplement line will not lead to reduced competition in the UK market, according to the regulator.

Deals Regulation

Activia Going With Its Gut: Targeting Young Consumers In Advertising Probiotics As 'Cool'

Danone North America’s Activia video campaign “A-to-Z” targets young women to make a connection between emotions and the complexity of the gut microbiome. The campaign will include four videos, with the first promoting a “bright, fun and musical” feel on the branded site and on YouTube.

Commercial Dietary Supplements

HBW Market News: Sun Genomic $8.65M Series A, Grove Collaborative Adds Sundaily, More

Herbolea licenses cannabis extraction technology to KD Pharma; Nature Made leads again among pharmacy-recommended VMS products; Mannatech share buy-back oversubscribed; Grove Collaborative acquires Sundaily; and custom probiotics firm Sun Genomics reaches $11.75m funding.

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Latest From Business Strategies & Wellness

P&G Given Green Light To Offload Haliborange Supplements

P&G's decision to offload its Haliborange children's supplement line will not lead to reduced competition in the UK market, according to the regulator.

Deals Regulation

UK Probiotics Distribution Deal Latest Milestone In OptiBiotix Growth Journey

UK probiotics specialist Optibiotix' CEO Stephen O'Hara speaks exclusively to HBW Insight about the firm's growth ambitions, which have not been held back by the coronavirus pandemic. 

Wellness Dietary Supplements

US Plant-Sourced Food Additive Options For Vitamin D2 Expand To Mushroom Powder

FDA amends food additive regulations with Oakshire’s petition to use agaricus bisporus mushroom powder, produced using UV light treatment, as a source of vitamin D2 in foods and supplements.

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Latest From Sales & Earnings & Wellness

Direct Sales Industry Guidance Responds To ‘Increase In Questionable Earnings Claims’

Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council and Direct Selling Association guidance aims to curb multi-level marketers’ misleading earnings claims, a practice increasing among health and wellness direct sellers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Enforcement Guidance Documents

Italy's Supplements Market Gets Big Boost From COVID After Solid 2019

Coronavirus pandemic drove up sales of vitamin C supplements and other immunity boosters in Italy in the opening three months of the year. The strong start to 2020 builds on a solid 2019 for the Italian supplements market.

Italy Dietary Supplements

GNC’s Bankruptcy Targets Sale To Harbin Pharma, With Reorganization Also An Option

Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing positions largest shareholder Harbin Pharmaceutical to acquire full ownership for $760m. But petition also gives it an option of reorganizing with $525m financing if a sale is not completed within 141 days.

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Latest From Legal Issues & Wellness

US COVID-19 Fraud: Tincture, Sanitizer Warnings, Criminal Contempt Charges And Civil Settlement

FDA’s latest COVID-19 warnings note fewer violative claims than identified in previous warnings to consumer health firms. One had a single noncompliant claim on its website, while another’s violations included identifying potential symptoms of COVID-19. Four men associated with a Florida church face counts of conspiracy to defraud the US and of contempt of court stemming from COVID-1 claims for a bleach solution.

Dietary Supplements Enforcement

Light In The Dark For Troubled GNC As It Wins Trademark Dispute

GNC has won a long running dispute over the use of its "GNC Live Well" trademark in Europe after a challenge by Lithuanian pharmacy retailer Euroapotheca was rejected by the European General Court.

Legal Issues Trademarks

Prevagen ‘Improves Memory’ Claims Will Be Qualified Under Class Action Settlement

Quincy Bioscience doesn’t admit to “any liability or wrongdoing of any kind associated with the claims alleged” in settlement to complaint in federal court in Florida, but agrees to pay plaintiffs refunds of 30% of the MSRP for its supplements, up to $70 per individual claimant.

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Latest From Launches & Wellness

Don’t Let COVID Bring You Down: New German Immunity Boosters From Stada, Pascoe And More

New German wellness launches: Immunity boosting food supplements from Stada, Pascoe, Dr Scheffler, Queisser and Infecto.

Wellness Dietary Supplements

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 7 July, 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.

OTC Drugs Dietary Supplements

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 30 June, 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

US COVID-19 Fraud: Tincture, Sanitizer Warnings, Criminal Contempt Charges And Civil Settlement

FDA’s latest COVID-19 warnings note fewer violative claims than identified in previous warnings to consumer health firms. One had a single noncompliant claim on its website, while another’s violations included identifying potential symptoms of COVID-19. Four men associated with a Florida church face counts of conspiracy to defraud the US and of contempt of court stemming from COVID-1 claims for a bleach solution.

Dietary Supplements Enforcement

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 7 July, 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.

OTC Drugs Dietary Supplements

Activia Going With Its Gut: Targeting Young Consumers In Advertising Probiotics As 'Cool'

Danone North America’s Activia video campaign “A-to-Z” targets young women to make a connection between emotions and the complexity of the gut microbiome. The campaign will include four videos, with the first promoting a “bright, fun and musical” feel on the branded site and on YouTube.

Commercial Dietary Supplements
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Latest From Ad Complaints & Wellness

US COVID-19 Fraud: Tincture, Sanitizer Warnings, Criminal Contempt Charges And Civil Settlement

FDA’s latest COVID-19 warnings note fewer violative claims than identified in previous warnings to consumer health firms. One had a single noncompliant claim on its website, while another’s violations included identifying potential symptoms of COVID-19. Four men associated with a Florida church face counts of conspiracy to defraud the US and of contempt of court stemming from COVID-1 claims for a bleach solution.

Dietary Supplements Enforcement

Direct Sales Industry Guidance Responds To ‘Increase In Questionable Earnings Claims’

Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council and Direct Selling Association guidance aims to curb multi-level marketers’ misleading earnings claims, a practice increasing among health and wellness direct sellers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Enforcement Guidance Documents

Clif Bar Claims In Google Ads Clipped In Accelerated Review Of Kind Challenge

Clif Bar didn’t convince National Advertising Division a challenge by Kind is too “complex” for the SWIFT forum. NAD attorneys determined Clif didn’t support its claims of sustained energy and “better” performing ability.

Dietary Supplements Ad Complaints
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