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Published August 20, 2014
Results find 500-fold difference among products evaluated. Read More »
DASCA: The Right Thing for Consumers & the Industry
By Mike Greene, Vice President, Government Relations, Council for Responsible Nutrition
Published August 20, 2014
Industry must work with Congress to defend against the illegal marketing of anabolic steroids as dietary supplements. Read More »
Published August 15, 2014
Shanghai-based Cactus Botanics has developed a new form of chondroitin sulfate, free-from impurities or adulteration and thoroughly tested for quality using four methodologies.   Carol Cheow, general manager of Cactus Botanics, discussed the rec… Read More »
Published August 11, 2014
DMAA is potentially dangerous to health as it can narrow blood vessels and arteries. Read More »
Published August 7, 2014
ConsumerLab.com testing found the problem is widespread among cocoa powders, involving nearly every brand of cocoa powder tested. Read More »
Published August 5, 2014
CRN submitted comments to FDA on the proposed rule revising Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels. Read More »
Published July 29, 2014
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives has completed an in-depth review of carrageenan and found it to be safe for use in infant formula. Read More »
Published July 23, 2014
NAD recommended that the advertiser discontinue claim that Alive! multivitamins are made with 26 fruits and vegetables. Read More »
Published July 23, 2014
According to FTC’s complaint, advertisements on TriVita's websites touted “Inflammation Relief without a Prescription.” Read More »
Published July 22, 2014
According to the American Heart Association, 99 million Americans age 20 and older have elevated blood cholesterol levels. Read More »
Published July 21, 2014
NAD & CRN questioned claims that suggest Provailen can be used to treat pain and manage arthritis. Read More »
Published July 2, 2014
Agency launches public consultation on draft scientific opinion; public comment period open until Sept. 15. Read More »
Published July 1, 2014
New sweetener, an oat bran-derived ingredient linked to health benefits and a guidance to fight milk adulteration among proposed USP quality standards for food ingredients. Read More »
Botanical Boom
By Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor
Published July 1, 2014
Roots run deep for consumer interest in herbal products. Read More »
Cyber Liability Insurance
By Greg Doherty, Poms & Associates
Published July 1, 2014
This risk transfer tool is critical for small and large companies alike. Read More »
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