AHPA reiterates encouragement for voluntary submission of labels to federal database
The Wall Street Journal reports about a study in 2015 that found a hot drink containing echinacea to be as good as prescription Tamiflu for treating influenza, and a large 2012 study that found the remedy cut down on the number of days suffered with colds.
Strategies for lowering sodium consumption include using herbs and spices
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The five trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry today welcomed the elevation of the Division of Dietary Supplement Programs (DDSP) to an "Office" status within the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN).
Research purporting to raise significant questions regarding the safety of dietary supplements often lacks context and appropriate data to draw meaningful conclusions
Companies generally have one year to ensure products comply with new Proposition 65 requirements
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated language on several pages of its website to more accurately describe illegal, drug-spike products and to remove references to these as dietary supplements after the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) requested the changes.
AHPA restates recommendation to submit labels to existing federal database
"The existing Dietary Supplement Label Database is an effective platform to provide consumers with the same type of information that would be provided by mandatory product registration," said AHPA President Michael McGuffin.