March 20, 2017
Health claims regulations from DSHEA can hinder consumers’ education about certain health concerns. The requirements of structure/function claims can make it difficult for consumers to further educate themselves about certain health issues.
Joint Health Claims Substantiation
February 21, 2017
DSHEA gave supplement brands the right to educate consumers about the benefits of their products; however, FDA and FTC require these claims are substantiated with clinical research.
NDI Guidance and Sports Nutrition
February 15, 2017
FDA’s new dietary ingredient (NDI) draft guidance further defines the need for sports nutrition companies to know the legal status of all the ingredients in their products.
Certifiable: Sorting Through the Certification Marketplace
January 30, 2017
Sports nutrition brand holders must decide whether to invest in certifications—which vary widely in complexity—or to simply comply with regulatory requirements.