IADSA update on international supplement regulations

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IADSA update on international supplement regulations

IADSA November 2017 Newsflash

Published: Tuesday, November 21, 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 covers:

  • China completed a tender notice on its revision of a health food raw material directory and associated list of health functions. Several common botanicals are included on the list of raw materials to be studied.
  • The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued a warning regarding e-commerce of hemp and hemp seed products being sold in India, which currently do not have recognized standards.
  • Australia is launching a pilot phase for supplement companies wanting to establish new higher-level health claims requiring scientific evidence and efficacy testing.
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) provided a scientific opinion regarding Hoodia parviflora supporting use of dried aerial parts as a novel food with limitations on the level of intake.
  • EFSA also announced its scientific opinions on the safety of hydroxyanthracene derivatives and green tea catechins will be delayed but possibly released before the end of 2017.
  • EFSA has launched a call for information on monacolins in red yeast rice, particularly monacolin K.
  • Belgium and Denmark have made changes to regulations regarding maximum levels of vitamins and minerals.
  • Norwegian Food Safety Authority is performing a evaluate the safety of glycyrrhizin from the liquorice root plant in response to several Finnish studies which show long-term adverse effects on the child as a result of high consumption of liquorice during pregnancy.
  • An overview of Codex guideline for nutrition and health claims is also provided.

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