Department of Justice Enjoins Dietary Supplement Manufacturer’s Operations; FDA Issues Warning Letters over Alleged CGMP Violations
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Department of Justice Enjoins Dietary Supplement Manufacturer’s Operations; FDA Issues Warning Letters over Alleged CGMP Violations

The latest top stories for the sports nutrition, dietary supplement, and cosmetics industries: Department of Justice Enjoins Dietary Supplement Manufacturer’s Operations Last month, the Department of Justice (“DoJ”) filed a consent decree of permanent injunction against VivaCeuticals Inc., doing business as Regeneca Worldwide, and its CEO to prevent alleged violations of the Federal Food, Drug,…

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FDA Releases New Draft NDI Guidance; FDA Warns for Trade-Show Literature; President Signs GMO-Labeling Bill

The latest top stories for the sports nutrition / dietary supplement industry: FDA Releases New Draft New Dietary Ingredient Notification Guidance Today, FDA announced the release of its new, draft New Dietary Ingredient (“NDI”) guidance document, which replaces its previous, July 2011 draft. Please stay tuned for updates as we digest this lengthy new guidance….

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Consumer Reports Study On Dietary Supplements: Industry Responds to Flawed Study and Sensationalism Regarding Supplement Industry

As the September issue of Consumer Reports hits newsstands, consumers across the country will likely be drawn to the magazine’s alarmist cover story on supplements. However, the cover story appears to not only be the result of a seriously flawed study and sensationalistic reporting, but is being viewed by many in the industry as simply…

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FDA Updates Nutrition and Supplement Facts Panels; Cosmetics Claims Under Increasing Scrutiny

The latest top stories for the sports nutrition / dietary supplement industry: FDA Updates Nutrition and Supplement Facts Panels On May 20, FDA finalized its rule updating Nutrition and Supplement Facts Panels. This is FDA’s first major overhaul of food labels in over 20 years. FDA intends the updated label to reflect new scientific information…

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David Torreblanca Featured in Natural Products Insider

CGM&B Associate Addresses Ensuring FDA Compliance through Creating Proper Claims on Supplement Labels David Torreblanca, an associate at Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry concentrating in the area of supplement law, recently had an article published by Natural Products Insider, addressing the issue of crafting proper claims for dietary supplements.  The article, “Constructing a Proper Structure/Function Claim,” provides…

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28 Year Prison Sentence Related to Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act Violations

In today’s regulatory climate, where FDA, FTC, state attorneys general, industry self-regulatory organizations, class action lawyers, and even individual U.S. Senators are leading a patchwork of crusades against dietary supplement companies, it is vital to keep up to date with the latest enforcement efforts and trends.  Every two weeks, we send out an email that…

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FDA Finds Pure Powdered Caffeine to be Unsafe

In today’s regulatory climate, where FDA, FTC, state attorneys general, industry self-regulatory organizations, class action lawyers, and even individual U.S. Senators are leading a patchwork of crusades against dietary supplement companies, it is vital to keep up to date with the latest enforcement efforts and trends. Every two weeks, we send out an email that gives…

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FDA Warns Supplement Companies for Disease Claims, cGMP Violations

In today’s regulatory climate, where FDA, FTC, state attorneys general, industry self-regulatory organizations, class action lawyers, and even individual U.S. Senators are leading a patchwork of crusades against dietary supplement companies, it is vital to keep up to date with the latest enforcement efforts and trends. Every two weeks, we send out an email that…

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KIM KARDASHIAN AND THE FDA: Social Media Marketing Is a Complex Area for Product Marketers and FDA

OMG. Have you heard about this? As you guys know my #morningsickness has been pretty bad. I tried… https://t.co/5nA8eoDvl6 — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) July 20, 2015 When Kim Kardashian touted the benefits of the morning sickness drug Diclegis on social media last month, her glowing endorsement instantly reached her 42.6 million Instagram followers and…

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Supplement Counsel Enforcement Report: August 11, 2015

In today’s regulatory climate, where FDA, FTC, state attorneys general, industry self-regulatory organizations, class action lawyers, and even individual U.S. Senators are leading a patchwork of crusades against dietary supplement companies, it is vital to keep up to date with the latest enforcement efforts. Every two weeks, we will be sending you an email that…