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Dietary supplement industry, FDA reflect on decade-old regulations
Dietary supplement industry, FDA reflect on decade-old regulations
In June 2007 - 13 years after the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 - FDA published final regulations to ensure dietary supplements are manufactured to meet quality standards.
FDA approves qualified soybean oil heart-health claim
FDA approves qualified soybean oil heart-health claim
The United Soybean Board announced the authorization of a new, FDA qualified heart-health claim for soybean oil. The claim states that soybean oil may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
'Needed': FDA issues draft guidance for best practices for GRAS panels
'Needed': FDA issues draft guidance for best practices for GRAS panels
Hailed by experts as "needed" and "significant", the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft guidance on best practices to follow when convening a panel of experts to evaluate whether a substance is "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS).
Growth of the aging population
Growth of the aging population
According to the latest "The State of Aging and Health in America" report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, longer life spans and the aging baby boomer demographic are the key factors contributing to growth of the aging population.
FDA may soon make call on whether to add new dietary fibers
FDA may soon make call on whether to add new dietary fibers
After months of deliberations, FDA officials should be getting close to releasing a determination on whether 26 commonly used food ingredients — including inulin, soluble corn fiber and sugarcane fiber — would be classified as dietary fiber...
So you have a sports injury? Here's what you need to eat
So you have a sports injury? Here's what you need to eat
For athletes and regular exercisers of all types, injuries can seem like the end of the world. Most people in this situation would be willing to do whatever it takes to get back on the field or in the gym as soon as possible.