• Company Fails to Pass FDA ‘Smell’ Test--Literally

    Of all the ways to validate the identity and quality of ingredients used during the course of manufacturing, using your nose isn't among the most advisable. That piece of wisdom was included in a recent Warning Letter sent by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to a manufacturer of dietary supplements, NJ-based Herbalist and Alchemist, Inc . FDA's letter indicates that the regulator had inspected the company between 22 October and 16 November 2013, during which t...