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US FDA’s NDI Notification Costs Estimate Doesn’t Add Up For Supplement Industry

FDA estimate “simply perpetuates the agency’s previous misunderstanding of the burden that NDI notifications impose,” says CRN CEO Steve Mister. FDA says its estimate is for costs of submitting information, not for studies to generate the information.

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Alibaba's Unprecedented $2.8bn Fine Could Signal Start Of Antitrust Wave In China

China's historic antitrust fine against Alibaba indicates regulatory attention to anticompetitive practices is mounting. Past cases show the pharma sector is not immune and while it remains segmented, investigators appear to be taking a generally more sophisticated approach to transgressions. 

E-Commerce Enforcement

US COVID-19 Claim Warnings Continue; Hi-Tech’s Problems Extend To Undeclared Allergens

Natural Adventure and PYRLess Group are latest firms to learn FDA, FTC continue monitoring the market for claims promoting supplements as COVID-19 treatments. Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals recalls APS Nutrition Isomorph 28 and iForce Nutrition Mass Gainz due to undeclared allergens.

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Funding For US FDA Work On Cannabinoids Regulatory Pathway Drives Progress Only So Far

FDA is conducting lab testing on CBD products with funding in its FY2021 appropriations, says senior agency advisor Sharon Mayl. Some work planned work in the area has been delayed by the agency's response to COVID-19.

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Legislating US Regulatory Pathway For Cannabinoids ‘Not End of The World’ – Gottlieb

Former FDA commissioner says legislative carve-out for a regulatory pathway for cannabinoids is a better option than a rulemaking, which could take five years and “may not even work.” Cannabinoids market is “well far ahead of where the regulation is,” he says.

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Absence Of Federal CBD Regulatory Pathway Complicates Doing Business In US, Clips Sales

“Irrational exuberance was an understatement for what people thought of the CBD market in 2018 and 2019,” says an attorney specializing in hemp regulations. In 2019, CBD isolate could be sold for “upwards of $12,000 a kilogram,” but price now is less than $1,000.

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P&G Adds Effervescent Vitamins With Acquisition Of Australia’s Voost

P&G has snapped up leading Australian effervescent vitamins brand Voost, which is said to have “high affinity amongst millennials” and a presence in select international markets.

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Vision Healthcare Expands E-Commerce Reach In EU With Sensilab

Belgium's Vision Healthcare - led by Yvan Vindevogel - has strengthened its growing European e-commerce platform with the acquisition of Slovenia's Sensilab.

Deals Europe

EU Business Round-Up: Mayoly Spindler Acquires Biohealth, Flarin Gets Funding, Karo Ready For M&A

The latest European consumer health business news: France's Mayoly Spindler acquires Italian supplements specialist Biohealth; UK-based Flarin gets funding to expand at home and abroad; and Sweden's Karo plots further M&A in 2021.

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SGS Invests To Enhance Dietary Supplement Testing Services At Pennsylvania Facility

For more than 20 years, SGS’s Chemical Solutions Laboratories focused on heavy metals, minerals and trace elemental testing. With expanded capability, the Harrisburg facility also offers testing services for vitamins; amino acids; pesticide residues; microorganisms; solvent residues; and label claims.

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Stronger Brand Sales Among Shifts In US Consumer Health Market Trends During Pandemic – IRI

US consumer health sales jumped 6.7% in 2020 in stores, a reversal of recent years as consumers move away from private label, “on-the-go” and natural oral care during the pandemic, IRI data show.

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P&G Adds Effervescent Vitamins With Acquisition Of Australia’s Voost

P&G has snapped up leading Australian effervescent vitamins brand Voost, which is said to have “high affinity amongst millennials” and a presence in select international markets.

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Latest From Sales & Earnings & Wellness

Stada Makes US Consumer Health Play After Strong Gains In Europe

Stada has entered the US dietary supplements category following significant gains for its Branded Products business in 2020. Acquisitions helped to drive up Branded Products sales by 27% last year, enabling Stada to become a top-five player in Europe's consumer health market. 

Sales & Earnings Launches

EU Business Round-Up: Bionorica's Sales Hit By COVID, Precision Takes Kwai To Austria, Alfasigma Hires Italy Chief

The latest European consumer health news: Germany's Bionorica posts double-digit sales decline due to COVID; Precision Healthcare takes Kwai to Austria; and Alfasigma hires Janssen exec to lead expanded Italy business.

Europe Business Strategies

Demand For Supplements Helps Bayer Outpace Global Market In 2020

Enjoying a 5% sales rise, Bayer Consumer Health grew faster than the global market last year, with the company keen to repeat the performance in 2021.

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Latest From Legal Issues & Wellness

Alibaba's Unprecedented $2.8bn Fine Could Signal Start Of Antitrust Wave In China

China's historic antitrust fine against Alibaba indicates regulatory attention to anticompetitive practices is mounting. Past cases show the pharma sector is not immune and while it remains segmented, investigators appear to be taking a generally more sophisticated approach to transgressions. 

E-Commerce Enforcement

US COVID-19 Claim Warnings Continue; Hi-Tech’s Problems Extend To Undeclared Allergens

Natural Adventure and PYRLess Group are latest firms to learn FDA, FTC continue monitoring the market for claims promoting supplements as COVID-19 treatments. Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals recalls APS Nutrition Isomorph 28 and iForce Nutrition Mass Gainz due to undeclared allergens.

Dietary Supplements FDA

UK's 'Muddled' CBD Regulation Open To Legal Challenge

With FSA set to publish its public register detailing which CBD supplements can lawfully remain on the UK market, what can companies do if their product doesn't make the list? Barrister Jonathan Kirk QC set out the limited options left open to firms during a recent webinar.

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Kyowa Hakko Expands Probiotic Supplies With ‘Dead’ Ingredient To Battle Eye Fatigue

Kyowa Hakko unveils supplement ingredient Eyemuse, a heat-treated “paraprobiotic” found to reduce eye fatigue, filter blue light and support a balanced immune response. CRN campaign educates retailers, consumers about probiotics and helps retailers improve handling of the products.

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LanesHealth Alert To Cognitive Health And Naturals Trends With UK Supplement Launches

LanesHealth's UK supplement brands Pro Plus and Gopo get on-trend line extenstions in the areas of cognitive health and natural medicinal alternatives. 

United Kingdom Wellness

No Pandemic Hangover Expected For Health, Beauty Launches At Independent Pharmacies

Wellness products accounted for the highest number of launches among health, wellness and beauty products at independent pharmacies in 2020. But the overall number slumped 21.1% due to the pandemic, according to Hamacher Resource Group’s report on a product rating system.

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Latest From Ad Campaigns & Wellness

OTC Marketing Awards 2021– New Date, New Deadline, New Category

The OTC Marketing Awards 2021 will now take place on 1 December, with entries invited from activity in 2020 and 2021. A special award – Best COVID-19 initiative by an OTC Company – will also recognize the efforts made by the British consumer healthcare industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

OTC Drugs Ad Campaigns

'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.

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Latest From Ad Complaints & Wellness

Industry Self-Regulation Review Of Claims Smells Unfair To US Essential Oils Marketer DoTerra

“We firmly believe NAD misunderstood the law and applied the wrong legal standard” says Kirk Jowers, doTerra’s corporate relations chief. But the firm “has little recourse but to comply.”

Ad Complaints Enforcement

FTC Familiar With Direct Seller’s COVID-19 Claims Questioned By US Industry Self-Regulation Group

Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council say after UWell Life didn’t respond to its requests to substantiate ad claims made online for Primocyn brand topicals, the council submitted to its concerns to the FTC.

Enforcement Ad Complaints

Bushel Of Goli Apple Cider Vinegar Gummy Claims Crushed In NAD Review Of Pharmavite Challenge

Pharmavite challenged express and implied claims Goli used online and in social media promoting its product's benefits for weight loss, appetite satiety and craving, heart health, immune, energy, complexion, digestion, bloating, indigestion, heartburn and detoxification.

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