There is very little science behind most of the health claims made for CBD, the cannabis product turning up in cosmetics, foods and dietary supplements.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CBD oil-infused gummy bears, lattes and other food, drinks and dietary supplements are selling quickly even though the U.S. government says they're illegal and local...
With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.
SEATTLE (AP) — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop.
CBD oils have become increasingly popular in lotions, tinctures and foods, but their legal status has been murky and the Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to some companies making health claims for CBD.
CHICAGO (AP) — Fish oil, vitamin D, novel drugs, new cholesterol guidelines: News from an American Heart Association conference over the weekend reveals a lot about what works and what does not for preventing heart attacks and other problems.
Dietary supplements missed the mark, but a prescription-strength fish oil showed promise. A drug not only helped people with diabetes control blood sugar and lose weight, but also lowered their risk of needing hospitalization for heart failure.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — You won't be able use PayPal anymore to buy fluoride-free toothpaste or a bottle of The Real Red Pill Plus from right-wing conspiracy promulgator Alex Jones.
The digital payments company is the latest platform to ditch Jones and his Infowars site, which along with conspiracy theories peddles "I Stand With Trump" T-shirts, Wake Up America coffee, dietary supplements and survival food.
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawyers for a New York man who bought Costco's Kirkland Signature Wild Alaskan Fish Oil have sued the company and manufacturer Trident Seafoods.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Attorney General Janet Mills says a health products company and its owner are settling charges brought by herself and the Federal Trade Commission that alleged they deceived consumers.
Mills alleged Health Research Laboratories and Kramer Duhon marketed a pair of products using "false and unsupported claims." One was called BioTherapex, a dietary supplement touted to target the liver. The other, NeuroPlus, was a brain supplement.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A government lawsuit seeks to ban a popular memory loss dietary supplement marketed to seniors, saying there's no scientific evidence to support its claims.
ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors in Atlanta say a New York man was sentenced to serve more than 11 years in prison following his conviction on charges related to the online marketing and sale of unsafe dietary supplements.
U.S. Attorney John Horn says 44-year-old Chenhsin "Paul" Chan, of Elmhurst, was sentenced Friday to serve 11 years and three months. A jury in May found Chan guilty of 30 felony counts.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh-based parent company of vitamin and supplement retailer GNC is paying $2.25 million to settle Justice Department claims that a dietary supplement was misbranded.
The government says GNC's Oxy Elite Pro Advanced Formula sold in 2013 contained synthetic stimulants made in China rather than natural plant extracts listed on the label.
DALLAS (AP) — Federal authorities say nutritional supplement retailer GNC Holdings has agreed to alter its practices to avoid selling unlawful dietary products.
In a statement Wednesday, the U.S. Justice Department said GNC's efforts to ensure the legality of products on its shelves are "lacking."
Pittsburgh-based GNC, the world's largest dietary supplement retailer, will pay a $2.25 million fine in the agreement with the Justice Department.
BERLIN (AP) — Pharmaceutical supplier Lonza of Switzerland says it is buying InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc., a California-based company that makes ingredients for use in dietary supplements, in a deal worth up to $300 million.
InterHealth, a portfolio company of Kainos Capital, is based in Benicia, California. Lonza said Monday that the deal is expected to close in September and will have an immediate positive impact on its earnings.