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Journal Cover   The Tan Sheet
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   ISSN (Print) 1530-1206
   Published by Informa plc Homepage  [16 journals]
  • FTC Stretched Standards In Enforcement Against Bayer Probiotic Claim
           – Judge
    • Abstract: Judge Jose Linares states in his opinion unsealed on Oct. 1 that FTC’s requirement for “competent and reliable scientific evidence” to substantiate ad claims for consumer health care products aligns with FDA’s regulation of supplement claims under DSHEA, and Bayer complied with both agencies’ regs.
      PubDate: Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:03:00 -040
  • NAD Voice Muted In Deliberations On Appeals Of Its Decisions
    • Abstract: The National Advertising Division changes its review process to allow opposing firms some control over scheduling in the process and in resolving their disputes. The changes, recommended by ABA committees, also impose fees for both firms in appeals and allow more time for compliance with decisions.
      PubDate: Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -040
  • Homeopathic Advertising Offers Slim Target For FTC Scrutiny –
    • Abstract: OTC homeopathic brands rely largely on word-of-mouth advertising from consumers’ friends and family members about their products’ safety and efficacy, stakeholders say at an FTC workshop. Consumers trust homeopathic OTCs even if they don’t understand products’ formulations, they say.
      PubDate: Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:03 -040
  • Industry Roundup: Children’s Motrin Trial
           Verdict, Herb-Drug Interactions
    • Abstract: Jury finds J&J/McNeil not liable to warn on Children’s Motrin labels about a risk of severe skin conditions; NCCIH launches consumer portal, clinical digest on herb-drug interactions.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:05:00 -040
  • Consumer Health New Products Roundup
    • Abstract: Reserveage Nutrition skin supplement; NeoCell launches Platinum; Little Remedies for colicky babies; MJN offers Next Generation Enfamil; Harvest Soul enters juice market with blends; and Über patch for stress relief.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:00:02 -040
  • Sunset Natural Injunction Continues Rise In DoJ Supplement GMP Complaints
    • Abstract: After litigating six civil complaints in 2014, DoJ’s uptick in bringing criminal and civil cases concerning supplement GMP violations in 2015 comes with the industry’s Senate champions, Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Martin Heinrich, D-NM, urging prosecutions against marketers of spiked products.
      PubDate: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 00:05:01 -040
  • Decision On Bayer Probiotic Claim Could Weaken FTC Argument For Clinical
    • Abstract: FTC attempts through litigation, rather than rulemaking to establish RCTs as the standard for supplement claims, industry stakeholders say. The decision shows FTC “may not attempt to apply new standards … through contempt and threats of contempt,” says Jonathan Cohn, lead counsel for Bayer in the litigation.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:10:01 -040
  • Enforcement Roundup: Daniel Chapter One, Peanut Corp. Of America
    • Abstract: Final chapter for Daniel Chapter One owner; prison sentence for head of salmonella-tainted peanut firm.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:03:00 -040
  • Weekly Trademark Review Sept. 22, 2015
    • Abstract: OTC drug, personal care product and nutritional supplement trademark filings compiled by “The Tan Sheet” from Official Gazette of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3 – Cosmetics and Cleaning Preps; and Class 5 – Pharmaceuticals.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:02:07 -040
  • Some Natural Brands Work Well To Deter Lawsuits, Others Not So Much
    • Abstract: Abstaining from absolute natural assertions, defining the parameters of natural claims in the context of marketing materials and certifying offerings to private natural standards are tactics that may help, though ultimately there are no guarantees in this largely unregulated landscape at present.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:01:51 -040
  • California Legislature Draws A Hard Line In Microbeads Ban
    • Abstract: California bill AB 888 bans plastic microbeads from personal care products starting in 2020, regardless of whether they degrade naturally. The state Senate rejected 11th-hour amendments that might have stopped the bill from being the most stringent prohibition in the US to date.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:01:37 -040
  • Industry Roundup: Executive Decisions
    • Abstract: Bartner heads Bayer Consumer Care, North America; Wood leads Mannatech in China; Luther heads NSF dietary supplements program; and more news in brief.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:34 -040
  • Firm's Discontinued Hair Volume Claims Keep Growing
           Back; NAD Alerts FTC
    • Abstract: New Nordic's seeming refusal to dispense with hair-growth claims in ads for its Hair Volume supplement, despite repeated promises to the National Advertising Division, has resulted in a referral to the Federal Trade Commission.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:23 -040
  • Alba's Honest Beauty Launch Travels Light With
           'Natural' Baggage
    • Abstract: One week after a consumer filed suit alleging deceptive "natural" product marketing, Honest Co. unveils a skin care collection without "natural" allusions. SPF-containing items in the line feature non-nano zinc oxide in higher concentrations than the Honest sunscreen lotion that allegedly has failed users.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:15 -040
  • As China Reforms Drug Regulations, FDA Official Looks To Boost
    • Abstract: FDA’s longtime China director, Chris Hickey, left for a position with Pfizer and Leigh Verbois takes the charge with a mission to further develop ties with the China FDA amid the Chinese regulator’s hectic efforts to jumpstart regulatory reforms.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -040
  • With Deeming Rule Pending, FDA Reminds E-Cigarette Firms About Drug Claims
    • Abstract: In a proposed rule, FDA describes to a new audience its long-established policy on drugs and devices marketed for off-label indications. The agency says “some ambiguity surrounds the circumstances” that determine whether a product is regulated as tobacco or as a drug, device or combination product
      PubDate: Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:05:00 -040
  • Natural Products Expo East Roundup: New Products
    • Abstract: Ultimate Flora probiotics get fizzy; Revitin debuts in prebiotic space; Ganeden expands non-pill probiotics; Life Nutrition seeks US distribution; and more news in brief.
      PubDate: Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:00:03 -040
  • Reaching Core Nutrition Customers: Supplements, Food
    • Abstract: “If we don’t think supplements compete with food, instead if we think of it as cooperating, there are all sorts of ways we can talk about the products,” says Eric Pierce of publisher New Hope Natural Media. Firms can reach core users by “co-marketing” supplements where they practice yoga or shop for groceries.
      PubDate: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 00:05:00 -040
  • Industry Roundup: GMP Warning, Executive Decisions, New Products
    • Abstract: FDA finds chaos at Chaotic Labz; investor facilitates MedGen, Alternaturals combination; Bartner heads Bayer Consumer Care, North America; Kelley directs NPA government relations; Little Remedies for colicky babies; supplement patch for stress relief.
      PubDate: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -040
  • GMO Labeling Advocates On ‘Scorched Earth’ Campaign Against
           Voluntary Program
    • Abstract: GMO labeling activists lobby Senate Democrats against co-sponsoring legislation to create a voluntary, user-fee-based USDA certification program that overrides state laws for mandatory labeling. Stonyfield Farm co-founder Gary Hirshberg says “at the moment there isn’t a single” Democrat co-sponsor for a Senate bill.
      PubDate: Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:05:00 -040
  • FTC Homeopathic Advertising Review Spurs Broader Disclaimer Suggestion,
           Opens New Stage For RCT Debate
    • Abstract: FTC attorneys say homeopathic claims should meet the same standard of proof the commission contends is required for dietary supplement advertising – randomized, controlled clinical trials. An industry groups says 92%-99% of participants in its study understood FDA does not review homeopathic drug label claims.
      PubDate: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 00:00:04 -040
  • Weekly Trademark Review Sept. 15, 2015
    • Abstract: OTC drug, personal care product and nutritional supplement trademark filings compiled by “The Tan Sheet” from Official Gazette of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3 – Cosmetics and Cleaning Preps; and Class 5 – Pharmaceuticals.
      PubDate: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:01:01 -040
  • Califf Nomination Could Show Confidence In Bipartisan Appeal
    • Abstract: After seven months as deputy commissioner for medical products and tobacco, Robert Califf is nominated as FDA commissioner. The nomination goes through the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee before heading to the floor for a full Senate vote.
      PubDate: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:00:48 -040
  • Consumer Health New Products Roundup: Vita-V, Wholesome!,
    • Abstract: Vita-V drink debuts; Wholesome! campaign launches; Kinetiq for performance; RavEtol is Nutralliance’s latest tocopherol; and more news in brief.
      PubDate: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:00:35 -040
  • FTC Homeopathic Meeting Features Tort Attorney, Commissioner Critical Of
    • Abstract: The event agenda includes eight industry executives, researchers, attorneys and FDA officials who made presentations or were agency panel members at FDA’s public hearing in April. Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen, who has advocated allowing firms regulatory room to advertise, speaks to open the meeting.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:00:05 -040
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