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Rick Collins on Capitol Hill for the Dietary Supplement Industry

As Part of Natural Products Day in Washington, D.C., Rick Meets with Key Legislators to Discuss Current Issues Facing the Supplement Industry Last week, Rick Collins joined with other leaders of the dietary supplement industry for two days of meetings on Capitol Hill – working to educate lawmakers and congressional staff members about some of…

201604.12
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Robert Danko Addresses Timely GMP Issues in Dietary Supplement Industry

Article in Natural Products Insider Highlights How Supplement Companies Can Ensure Regulatory Compliance when Using Contract Manufacturing Robert Danko, Of Counsel to the firm, was recently published in Natural Products Insider, addressing a number of issues facing supplement companies surrounding the use of contract manufacturers. As the use of contract manufacturers continues to rise, Robert…

201603.08
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Rick Collins, Alan Feldstein and Bob Danko to Attend Natural Products Expo West

The attorneys in the Dietary Supplements Division of Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry will be attending Expo West later this week, where they will be meeting with leaders in the dietary supplement industry and health/nutrition experts to discuss issues surrounding dietary supplements and the law. This year’s Expo West, taking place in Anaheim, California from…

201603.02
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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…

201601.13
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FDA Targets cGMP Violations and Seizes Kratom Supplement

The latest top stories for the sports nutrition / dietary supplement industry: FDA Enforcement In a warning letter dated December 10, 2015, FDA warned Dherbs Health Emporium, Inc. for promoting its supplements for conditions that cause them to be misbranded and unapproved new drugs and for not following current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). FDA writes…

201512.22
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FDA Announces Creation of Office, Warns Companies for Disease Claims

The latest top stories for the sports nutrition / dietary supplement industry: FDA Organizational Change On December 21, FDA announced the creation of the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP), elevating FDA’s supplement program from a division within the Office of Nutrition Labeling and Dietary Supplements. The dietary supplement program’s elevation to an office “will…

201512.10
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Picamilon Targeted: FDA Warns Five Companies for Using the Ingredient

Here are the recent enforcement actions and claims against purportedly non-compliant dietary supplement companies: FDA After months of rumblings about the substance picamilon (see our October 26 Enforcement Report), on November 30 FDA issued five warning letters to dietary supplement companies that sold the ingredient. FDA also created a webpage stating its position on the…