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EFSA issues new advice on phosphate levels
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13 June 2019

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is recommending there should be maximum permitted levels of phosphates used as additives in food supplements. It maintains that people who take food supplements regularly may be at risk.

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Dermapharm takes majority stake in Fitvia
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10 June 2019

Dermapharm is acquiring a majority stake in German healthy nutrition company Fitvia for an undisclosed sum. The news came as Germany's Dermapharm reported sales up by 19.0% to EUR164 million (USD186 million) in the first quarter of 2019.

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Regulators must move quickly on CBD regulation
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7 June 2019

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs to "step up very quickly" with regulation for cannabidiol (CBD) products, says Scott Melville, president and chief executive officer of the US Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA). According to Melville, the current situation in the US is li...

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