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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…

201510.26
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Oregon Attorney General Pursues Supplement Retailer GNC

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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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…

201509.24
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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…

201509.09
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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…

201508.24
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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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Supplement Counsel Enforcement Report: July 27, 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 and trends. Every two weeks, we will be sending you an…

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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…