South Korea has announced that general foods can make functional claims so long as there is sufficient scientific evidence backing the claims, but experts have said they do not believe that it will be to the detriment of the nation’s functional foods...
A group of researchers has recommended a weekly supplementation of folic acid at 2.8mg in Malaysian women of child-bearing age, in order to prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) in their babies should they become pregnant.
Developing functional foods that deliver health benefits to support the population’s immune and nutrition status is important in the battle against COVID-19, says an ex-policy expert from the Philippines.
Problems with registration and ingredient compliance are some of the most common mistakes that nutraceutical firms have made when exporting their products to South Korea, according to a regulatory consultancy firm.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a consumer warning on December 17 about potentially dangerous drug ingredients in certain male enhancement or weight loss products sold through Amazon, eBay and other retailers.
Companies advertising their dietary supplement products in New Zealand should avoid pitfalls such as making therapeutic claims, using imagery that implies therapeutic purposes, or overpromising a health outcome.
Supplement companies in Australia will soon need to provide more details on proprietary ingredients when listing a new product or making updates to their current listing with the regulator, sparking concerns that this could negatively impact innovative...