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Regulatory Compliance Newsletter 2024 V21

In the News

A new ingredient (N-Methyltyramine) has been added to the directory.

The letter also addresses concerns over FDA’s Human Foods Program reorganization and how it will impact the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs, new dietary ingredient notifications (NDIN) and more.

Once used to protect fragile IP, the practice now provides cover for the use of tiny, inefficacious dosages of ingredients.

There are more legal complaints for animal supplements than in the human supplement industry, according to a panel of attorneys who presented at this year’s National Animal Supplement Council conference.

Since taking effect March 19, the Strengthening Organic Enforcement rules have caught many companies off guard. 

The Fragrance Creators Association (FCA) writes to the US Congress, underscoring the need to implement the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) in FY25.

Health Canada updates the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist for prohibited and restricted ingredients. The department adds basic green 4, benzophenone, p-chloro-m-cresol and solvent violet 13 to the list while amending certain existing ingredients.

Australia says new sunscreen products included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) from July must comply with the updated Australian/New Zealand Sunscreen Standard.

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has referred TWiish advertising claims and influencer practices for their “Peachy Clean” and “Zit Ain’t Cute” products to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the company failed to provide a substantive response to the inquiry. 

FSMA Basics Not So Basic for Food Brands – Podcast

FSMA swept in much-needed food safety regulations for U.S. brands, but many companies continue to struggle with foreign import requirements.  In this podcast, Rae Martin, president of Continuum Partner Consulting interviewed by Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief at Natural Product Insider®  discussed:

  • The most common requirement of FSMA that food brands fail to achieve.

  • The essential component that brands need to achieve FSMA compliance.

  • The one thing Martin would change to FSMA if she could

Learn more.

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