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    Regulatory Requirements for Meal Replacement Products: An International Review

    This article reviews and discusses the regulatory status of meal replacement products internationally with an emphasis on 1991 Codex Alimentarius Commission (CODEX), relevant product categories, intended purposes and consumer confidence. Restructuring some of the regulations in the US may be useful to both manufacturers and consumers. Introduction “Meal replacement” is a term used in the US and other parts of the world to describe a type of product used to replace a per...
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    Preparing for Dietary Supplement Label Changes Under the Final Rule for Nutrition and Supplements Facts Labels

    This article summarizes several key provisions introduced by FDA's new Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels rule with a specific focus on their effect on the development and marketing of dietary supplements. Potential implications of the new requirements and changes are presented and suggestions are provided for managing various aspects of the new rule. Introduction On 27 May 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the Federal Register its final...