Over 85% of melatonin gummy products tested in a new analysis found that the supplements did not contain the levels of melatonin listed on the label, according to researchers at the University of Mississippi and the Cambridge Health Alliance. Industry...
A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted potential issues with the formulation and usage of gummy supplements with little attention given to the benefits of these products, the Council for Responsible Nutrition says.
Illinois-based Georgia Nut is targeting the vitamin, mineral and supplement consumers with its chocolate gem technology to deliver a range of bioactives, from vitamins C and D, to melatonin, probiotics, turmeric, and more.
A chewing gum marketed for its ability to enhance the male libido is being falsely marketed as a dietary supplement when it has the characteristics of a drug, according to New York food attorney, Marc Ullman.
A new range of natural carotenoids destined for human consumption moved a step closer to sale recently with GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) notification from the Food and Drug Administration for Microbia’s bio-based beta-carotene for food and beverage...
The ongoing slide of global capitalism is decimating industries, but the food supplements industry is not one of them as fraught consumers turn to its potential low-cost, anti-medical, wellness promise.
Proposals on the suggested amounts of artificial colourings in food
supplements are being drawn up for Codex because the current limits
are too low, according to the International Alliance for
Dietary/Food Supplement Associations...
The exaggerated - and not always correct - advertisement of
biologically active additives (BAAs) in food supplements has
resulted in a number of products being removed by the Russian
authorities, writes Angela Drujinina.