Rick Collins to Present on Legal Issues and Latest Trends in Sports Nutrition at Upcoming ISSN Annual Conference and First-Ever SupplySide China
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Rick Collins to Present on Legal Issues and Latest Trends in Sports Nutrition at Upcoming ISSN Annual Conference and First-Ever SupplySide China

This month, Rick Collins will be heading to both Clearwater Beach, Florida and Guangzhou, China to present at two major industry meetings – providing insight into today’s most critical issues surrounding dietary supplements/sports nutrition and the law. As a presenter, Rick will be providing an overview of the legal and regulatory issues surrounding dietary supplements,…

Rick Collins Featured in Two Natural Products Insider Articles
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Rick Collins Featured in Two Natural Products Insider Articles

Rick Provides Critical Information for Supplement Companies in Bylined Article ““Launching a New Dietary Supplement Product”; Offers Insight on Two Recent Studies Rick Collins is featured in two recent articles in Natural Products Insider, providing important information for supplement companies on the issues and latest regulations affecting the industry today. The articles offer insight into…

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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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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…

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Alan Feldstein to Speak at SupplySide West on October 6th

Alan to Provide Regulatory Insights at Summit Focusing on Functional Foods Alan Feldstein, Of Counsel to Collins, McDonald & Gann (SupplementCounsel.com), will be addressing today’s critical regulatory issues surrounding functional foods at the upcoming SupplySide West Global Expo and Conference.   Supply Side West, which is the world’s largest expo bringing together ingredient suppliers and finished…

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BREAKING NEWS: State Attorneys General Call for “Comprehensive Congressional Inquiry into the Herbal Supplements Industry”

This morning, a coalition of attorneys general, including New York’s Attorney General Schneiderman, sent a letter to four congressional leaders to “urge [them] to launch a comprehensive congressional inquiry into the herbal supplements industry, and to weigh a more robust oversight role for the Food and Drug Administration.” This letter comes approximately two months after…

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New Steroid Law Passed by Congress

After years in the making, Congress has now sent the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act (DASCA) of 2014 to the President’s desk for signature into law.  Once signed, DASCA will have profound implications for both industry and consumers. For more information about the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act, click here.

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What’s in Your Protein? Nitrogen Spiking in the Sports Nutrition Industry

On July 1, 2014, a consumer class action complaint was filed in the Federal District Court for the Central District of California against a dietary supplement company alleging that two of their whey protein products were misleading consumers as to protein content.  Protein content is indirectly determined by testing the nitrogen content of the product. …