IADSA update on international supplement regulations

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IADSA update on international supplement regulations

IADSA February 2018 Newsflash

Published: Monday, February 12, 2018

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:

  • Key global supplement sector developments of the past year, including the increasing global influence of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  • The new administration in New Zealand withdrew the pending regulations for Natural Health and Supplementary Products
  • EFSA published a scientific opinion on products containing hydroxyanthracene derivatives, such as those in botanical laxative products containing these substances
  • As of January 1, 2018 EU Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 for novel foods is in effect; a list of authorized novel foods has been published
  • France is publishing new maximum levels for vitamins and minerals in supplements, potentially including maximums for children and warning statements for some nutrients
  • German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment has published proposed non-binding maximum levels for vitamins and minerals in supplements
  • Argentina has a new regulation for the labeling food, including supplements, for the presence of allergens
  • Brazil has a public consultation on a regulatory framework for food supplements, including a positive list of allowed ingredients
  • Several other South American countries have ongoing regulatory initiatives that impact food supplement products
  • Ukraine has revised recommended intake levels for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients

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