May 29, 2012

Dietary supplement industry champion Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, last week led efforts to strike down an amendment that would have dramatically overregulated the dietary supplement industry.

February 21, 2012

An executive order from the Obama administration has spurred the Food and Drug Administration to address shortages of two cancer drugs and issue draft guidance for the industry to help prevent future shortages, the agency said Tuesday.

January 27, 2012

The New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday published an op-ed online that called for more rule-making to govern dietary supplements in an effort to rein in the criminal activity of illicit prescription drug manufacturers that openly disregard the laws currently in effect.

December 2, 2011

At the request of the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. marshals on Thursday seized all dietary supplements manufactured by Syntec because of false claims made about the safety and effectiveness of their supplements in treating a number of diseases.

November 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration last week took legal action against the dietary supplement manufacturer ATF Fitness Products for substituting ingredients and products without noting the changes on the final product labels.

July 25, 2011


The Food and Drug Administration last month published long-awaited draft guidance on new dietary ingredients in the Federal Register.

May 5, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has unveiled two regulations, part of the newly enacted Food Safety Modernization Act, that will take effect in July.

December 22, 2010

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Food Safety Modernization Act by a vote of 215-144 to wide industry aplomb.

December 15, 2010

The dietary supplement industry’s leading trade associations on Wednesday joined forces with the Food and Drug Administration to support heightened efforts to address public health problems posed by products that are illegally marketed as dietary supplements but contain the same active ingredients as FDA-approved drugs or other ingredients that do not qualify as dietary ingredients.

December 13, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned consumers not to use Man Up Now capsules, which are marketed as a dietary supplement for sexual enhancement, because they contain a variation of an active drug ingredient found in Viagra that can dangerously lower blood pressure.

November 30, 2010

Recent public perception that the Food and Drug Administration had not been doing its job — ensuring that Americans' approved medical devices and medicines are relatively safe — may be impeding fast approval processes, according to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers report published Tuesday.

November 30, 2010

The Senate on Tuesday afforded the Food and Drug Administration new powers in regulating food, according to published reports, with the passing of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act by a vote of 73-25 (with two abstentions).

October 26, 2010

U.S. Marshals earlier this month seized articles of prescription and over-the-counter drug products from Tri-Med...

October 13, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced that Toby McAdam and Greta Armstrong, doing...

September 12, 2010

Starting Monday, K-V Pharmaceutical will ship its first product since it withdrew several products in...

August 5, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s president and CEO Steve Mister supplied the “opposing view” to...

May 25, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration is teaming up with an online drug information Web site...

November 8, 2009

This kind of news is more notable for what it doesn’t mean than what it...