IADSA update on international supplement regulations

International Committee

Chair: Chi Kim, Herbalife
Staff Contact: Jane Wilson 

Committee Purpose:

  • To represent to international bodies and at international meetings and events AHPA's policies and positions on relevant international topics impacting the herbal products industry in the United States;
  • To monitor, report back and recommend appropriate action to AHPA with respect to issues, movements, international regulatory issues, etc., impacting the U.S. market and specifically AHPA member companies;
  • To encourage and help AHPA build international markets for U.S. made herbal products.

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IADSA update on international supplement regulations

IADSA June 2017 Newsflash

Published: Friday, June 23, 2017

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 includes:

  • Highlights of IADSA survey of satisfaction with international regulatory and policy trends for the supplement sector
  • The EU will be publishing a decision that certain cranberry products can no longer be marketed as medical devices
  • EFSA is seeking safety assessment data on a number of constituents, including green tea and hydroxyanthracene derivatives
  • Belgium is setting conditions of use for several dietary ingredients, including caffeine and red yeast rice
  • France, Italy, and Sweden are evaluating maximum use levels for vitamins and/or minerals
  • The Netherlands has taken action against numerous products in the libido, weight loss, and sports supplement categories for containing unauthorized substances
  • Turkey has extended the deadline for compliance with new food supplement regulations for products awaiting authorization that initiated the notification process before December 31, 2016
  • An overview of Turkey’s new food supplement regulations is provided

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