The Problem and Attorney General’s statement: It was found out that DNA barcoding tests commissioned by attorney general’s office on six popular herbal supplements found that of hundreds of bottles tested, 4 out of 5 contained none of the herbs listed on the labels. The supplements included ginseng, touted as an energy booster; Echinacea, marketed
Background: Parnell, former chief executive of the now-defunct company with plants in three states producing peanut butter and peanut paste used for its own products and as an ingredient in almost 4,000 others, was convicted by the 12-member jury for his role in a deadly Salmonella outbreak that began almost six years ago. The government
Clients are being notified of a recent development from the Notified Body BSI that it will be increasing the number of unannounced ISO audits for high-risk devices or for noncompliant manufacturers. The following Industry Update provides insight about their thinking on this new initiative. Background: After a trial period in March 2014 and a round
An eye-opener on the FDA expectations for importers, distributors and private labelers of dietary supplements!!!
Our analysis of recent FDA warning letters issued to the dietary supplements industry signaled the FDA turned its GMP enforcement emphasis to the importers, distributors and private labelers of dietary supplements. However, time and time again, we see that many of our clients mistakenly believe that manufacturers or contract manufacturers of dietary supplements are the