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Stada Looks To Take Slice Of Growing Probiotics Market With Launch Of Probielle In Germany

Stada Arzneimittel moves into the German probiotics market with four new products under its Probielle brand.
Wellness Dietary Supplements Launches

Horlicks Brings Unilever 'Transformative' Nutritional Deal, Market Challenges

Firm's Hindustan Unilever division will merge with s GSK Consumer Healthcare India which has had total sales around €550m so far in 2018, primarily through the Horlicks and Boost brands and with nearly 90% of the revenues in India. Also will acquire 82% stake in GSK Bangladesh and other GSK commercial operations and assets outside India, paying €3.3bn in combination of cash and shares in Hindustan Unilever.

Dietary Supplements Commercial M & A

FDA Review Of Dietary Ingredients For Pharmacy Compounding Could Open Door To Change DSHEA

FDA could look for Congress to amend DSHEA as it creates a “deep” administrative record on dietary ingredients placed on a list of substances no longer allowed for use by compounding pharmacies, says integrative medicine attorney Alan Dumoff. Pharmacy organizations are writing a citizen petition to ward off what they fear will be an excuse to step-up regulation of supplement manufacturing and marketing.

Regulation Dietary Supplements Advisory Committees

Deals

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Stada’s Acquisition Spree Continues With Deal For Ukrainian Probiotics Player

Germany's Stada will gain a range of probiotics and other OTC brands through the acquisition of Ukraine's Biopharma. The deal is Stada's third in the space of just one month. 
Ukraine Deals

Nestlé Developing Microbiome-Based Supplements with Dutch Partner

Nestlé Health Science is putting its financial weight behind the Netherlands' Caelus Health to help commercialize microbiome-based food supplements for early intervention in a number of diseases.
Dietary Supplements Innovation

P&G Ventures Startup Incubator Yields Supplements For Menopause Symptoms

P&G Ventures startup's partnership with venture capital group M13 delivered its first brand, the Kindra four-product, hormone-free menopausal line. Kindra says its products provide relief from the seven symptoms of menopause in a market largely neglected.
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Strategy

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Health And Wellness Trademark Review 3 December, 2019

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

HBW Market News: FTC Ends Another Supplement Scam, Australia Win For ChromaDex, GOED Report, Herbalife

Herbalife opens 9,200 square-foot training facility in China; GOED's latest annual market report, covering 2017-2018, is available; ChromaDex has two-tear exclusivity for nicotinamide riboside chloride in Australia; and A.S. Research arthritis claims for Synovia end in FTC settlement.

Dietary Supplements Commercial

On CRN Challenge, Nexus Formulas Gets Lesson On Supporting Ad Claims For Supplements

So full of errors were the firm's online ads for its Plavinol supplement, the National Advertising Division noted support for some claims contained "many of the same flaws" as others. The prevalence of problems prompted NAD to go outside its "scope of review" and note unclear instructions on Plavinol labels.

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Wellness Market News: VSI, Mannatech Q3 Results, GoGenics, Hundred, Orgain Investments, One CBD Launch

One CBD launches as opioid alternative; EMEA drives Mannatech sales; VSI slumps in final quarter before sale; $3.2m financing for GoGenics; $8m technology investment in hundredInc.; and Butterfly buys Orgain majority stake.

Dietary Supplements Sales & Earnings

Perrigo's Combo For Growth: Bolt-on Acquisitions And New Products

CEO Murray Kessler says Perrigo's history shows "when it looks like we were winning, there was a certain level of bolt-on" acquisitions in addition to new products. The combination drove Perrigo in Q3 with reported worldwide consumer product net sales up 3.3% to $961m.
OTC Drugs Sales & Earnings

Bausch's Lumify Eye Drops Sales Jump To Double Competitors' Market Share

Lumify redness relief eye drops nearly doubled in sales between Bausch's second and third quarters and drove 7% organic growth of its global consumer business compared to the year-ago period. The brand has double the market share of its two closest competitors, and the firm plans clinical studies for product extensions to the brand in 2020.

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Litigation

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Bayer Hit With Fine For Ads Targeting Kids In Hungary

Bayer broke rules on advertising directly to children in promotions for its Supradyn supplement, according to Hungary's competition authority, which imposed a fine on the company for the second time in 12 months. 
Ad Complaints Legal Issues

Novartis Seeks 'Amicable' Resolution Of German Probiotics Dispute

Novartis is in discussion via its Hexal subsidiary with Germany's Association for Social Competition (VSW) over whether it must withdraw its Biosan range of probiotic supplements currently on the German market following a recent Higher Regional Court ruling. 
Wellness Dietary Supplements

Prevagen Among Magazine's Top 'Brain' Supplements; FTC Complaint Ongoing

Prevagen among four products named “Best of Supplements” for "brain health" by Better Nutrition Magazine. FTC proceeds with complaint against the firm, which filed responses to the agency's complaint after the litigation was returned to US district court.

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