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Commentary: North Korea Earns Foreign Currency With Tainted Dietary Supplements

Jakarta Globe - ‎15 hours ago‎
In June, South Korea's Ministry for Food and Drug Safety collected and analyzed 13 types of food supplements that are currently distributed in Asia and found 10 samples of North Korean food supplements exceeded the permitted levels of hazardous heavy ...

Dietary supplements are mostly a waste of money. But if you must buy them, try this.

Vox - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
One such organization is the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, an independent group of scientists that sets quality and purity standards for medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements. Any product with a USP mark has gone ...

Most dietary supplements are useless, but here are the ones you should take

Business Insider - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A large study from the federal government linked supplements - sold under brand names like Hydroxycut and Xenadrine - with 20,000 ER visits each year.
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How Alex Jones Uses Fear of the Government to Sell Diet Supplements

Motherboard - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
He also seems to be doing a healthy business in dietary supplements. “Infowars Life: Because there's a war on for your life,” reads the tagline.

DOJ Targets Marketers of Dietary Supplements for Claiming Disease Treatments

Natural Products INSIDER (blog) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
In its continuing efforts to target unlawful activity in the dietary supplement industry, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) last week announced a series of criminal actions against individuals and companies accused of marketing products as ...

Dietary Supplements Market Size Is Projected To Reach $278.02 Billion By 2024, Demand In Food & Beverage Sector ...

GlobeNewswire (press release) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
San Francisco, July 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global dietary supplements market is expected to reach USD 278.02 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Favorable outlook towards medical nutrition market in light ...

Doggy Dietary Supplements: Keep Your Bird Dog Conditioned on Multiple-Day Hunts

Outdoor Life Magazine (blog) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
If you're lucky, you hunt frequently. If you're really lucky, your dog stays healthy and well-conditioned all season. I don't trust this to luck.
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Dietary Supplement Industry Prepares for GMO-Labeling Law

Natural Products INSIDER (blog) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
In Vermont, the nation's first state to require labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods, the state attorney general excluded dietary supplements from the required disclosures. The dietary supplement industry doesn't expect the same ...

Dangerous Diet Supplements Test FDA

Bloomberg BNA - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The federal law serves as the foundation of the Food and Drug Administration's authority over dietary supplements. But DSHEA doesn't require the pre-market approval required for drugs, and that's the rub for those who criticize the law.

No food safety risk associated with fish oil supplements (press release) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the Ministry of Health are confident a recent study provides no evidence of a food safety risk associated with fish oil supplements currently on the New Zealand market. Jenny Reid, MPI Manager Food Science ...

Dietary Supplements Are A $36 Billion Business (blog) - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Response: Unlike drug products that must be proven safe and effective for their intended use before marketing, dietary supplements do not have to go through an FDA approval process before they are marketed. This leaves supplement manufacturers and ...

Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Regulatory Update, Vol. III, Issue 10

Lexology (registration) - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
The mandatory requirements would also apply to dietary supplements. The bill also states that products certified GMO by USDA could be labeled as non-GMO, but products that are exempt from disclosure under the bill would not automatically be allowed to ...

WYHA? BEST PROTEIN Merely Descriptive of Nutritional Supplements, Says TTAB

Lexology (registration) - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The Board affirmed a Section 2(e)(1) refusal of the mark BEST PROTEIN, finding it merely descriptive of "dietary and nutritional supplements" [PROTEIN DISCLAIMED]. Applicant BPI Sports asserted that some imagination and/or forethought would be required ...

Be careful when taking diet supplements if you're also taking prescription drugs

Ahwatukee Foothills News - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
But because Coenzyme Q10 is marketed as a dietary supplement rather than a drug, it is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

US$ 252.1 Bn Dietary Supplements Market to Witness Steady Growth by 2025

Medgadget (blog) - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Future Market Insights (FMI) delivers key insights on the global dietary supplements market in its latest report titled, “Dietary Supplements Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015 - 2025”. In terms of value, the global ...

Food supplements in the fight against heart disease? (press release) (blog) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Heart attacks and strokes kill approximately one in three people worldwide and the situation is expected to worsen in the future due to an increased global prevalence of risk factors such as diabetes and obesity.

Supplement Sales Outpaced Overall OTC Sales in 2015, Says Market Researcher

Nutritional Outlook - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The market for dietary supplements and other natural over-the-counter (OTC) health and wellness products is growing at a faster rate than the OTC market overall, according to a new report from Kline Market Research (Parsippany, NJ).
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Vitamin D supplements 'advised for everyone'

BBC News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Dr Louis Levy, head of nutrition science at Public Health England, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "This is a change in advice, previously we have said that babies from six months to five years should have a supplement and only those people at risk ...
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Michelle Van Etten, Soon-to-Be RNC 2016 Star, Peddles Pills that Make Alex Jones Crazed

Daily Beast - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Youngevity is a multi-level marketing system focusing on selling nutritional supplements and other products. Multi-level marketing is a sales system in which a salesperson earns money on the sales of each subsequent salesperson he or she recruits.

Magnesium: Good for Your Body, Good for Your Skin

Allure Magazine (blog) - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
They may not deliver the highest dose, she adds, but they can be an effective way to help get the recommended amount of magnesium—about 310 to 320 milligrams per day, according to the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health.