IADSA update on international supplement regulations


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IADSA update on international supplement regulations

IADSA February 2019 Newsflash

Published: Friday, March 15, 2019

AHPA is an active member of IADSA and is distributing the IADSA Newsflash as a member benefit. IADSA is an association focused on the globalization of food supplement markets and regulatory challenges. This issue of the IADSA Newsflash covers:

  • The ongoing challenge of developing workable regulations for food supplement claims
  • China is currently undertaking a cleanup of its healthcare industry following the death of a pediatric cancer patient taking herbal products
  • India issued a final decision to discontinue use of 14 food supplement ingredients due to lack of information supporting safe use in India for 15 years
  • Taiwan has made progress toward the legal recognition of food supplements as a product category
  • The EU has banned yohimbe and its preparations after it was put under scrutiny in 2015
  • The EU is consulting on regulatory limits for pyrrolizidine alkaloids in teas, honey, and food supplement products
  • Extracts of hemp containing cannabinoids such as cannabidiol are classified as novel foods in the EU
  • The EC has suspended claims for red yeast rice products pending a decision on the safety of the product
  • France is considering a ban on titanium dioxide pending a safety review of nanoparticles

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