Regulation

Dietary supplement industry promotes self-regulation, need for increased access on Capitol Hill

CRN, AHPA promote self-regulation, increased supplement access

More than 75 members of the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the American Herbal Products Association will “fly-in” to Capitol Hill today to meet with members of Congress and their staff to promote the dietary supplement industry’s self-regulatory efforts and push for legislation to expand access to their products.

The US FDA has delayed the implementation date of the nutrition facts label. Pic: ©iStock/i-frontier

American Bakers Association applauds FDA for delaying nutrition facts label rule

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Judge Griesbach: ‘Regardless of how consumer interest is trending, advertisements may not make false or misleading statements of fact.' Picture: Screengrab from Arla's Live Unprocessed rbST ad

Judge orders Arla Foods to halt ‘Live unprocessed’ campaign: ‘Ads create false impression that rbST is something foreign and dangerous’

The European Court of Justice says if it's not from an animal, it can't be called milk. And yogurt, cheese, or any other dairy-derived product names are protected, too. Pic: ©iStock/byheaven

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FDA extends deadline for Nutrition Facts panel changes

FDA extends compliance deadline for Nutrition Facts panel changes

'GoCleanLabel certified' scheme rolls out, but what does it mean?

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Judge: 'The FDA should at the very least have the opportunity to decide whether it will address the issue'

Court stays Whitewave almondmilk lawsuit: 'Whether plant-based 'milk' should be deemed an 'imitation' fits squarely within the FDA’s authority

Picture courtesy of the Whole Grains Council

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Arla Foods' latest ad campaign features a child's depiction of rBST as a monster. Picture: Screengrab from Arla's Live Unprocessed rbST ad

Arla Foods defends ‘Live unprocessed’ campaign as rBST maker sues over allegedly ‘blatantly and egregiously false’ claims

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