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Supplement Facts vs Nutrition Facts and Protein Powder. NutraBio Was Right (Again).

Supplement Facts vs. Nutrition Facts

Last week, when I was reviewing the new Strawberry Ice Cream flavor of NutraBio’s 100% Whey Protein Isolate, I stumbled on something “odd” when I was going over the label. I couldn’t find fat!

What gives? Where is the […]

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Premier Protein LAWSUIT Settlement: Get Up to $40 Back!

Premier Protein Lawsuit

Did you ever buy Premier Protein Shakes between August 8, 2011 and October 12, 2018?

If so, then you’re entitled to some money back — up to $40.00 sent in the mail!

The important links

Cutting to the chase, let’s […]

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Thaumatin (Katemfe Fruit Extract): Natural Low-Calorie Sweetener

Thaumatin

When purchasing supplements, the leading factor in consumer’s decision should be ingredient effectiveness. If a pre-workout doesn’t have the right ingreedients to help you get a great workout, then why buy it?

However, what really separates good products from […]

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CBD Law 2018 Update: CBD No Longer a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance**

CBD Controlled Substances

By: Jay Manfre, Esq.
Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry, PLLC
https://supplementcounsel.com
Disclaimer: This post is for informational purposes only; not to be construed as legal advice. Attorney Advertising.

**Only if it is an FDA-approved CBD drug with no more than […]

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DMAA FDA Lawsuit Appeal Oral Arguments: Hi-Tech Gets Their Day in Court

Hi-Tech DMAA Lawsuit Appeal

In March of 2018, we were left with Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals’ appeal to the Eleventh Circuit court over their DMAA lawsuit against the FDA. Before we get into the update, a quick recap:

Hi-Tech appealed the ruling of district court […]

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“IMO Fiber” No More! FDA DENIES Isomaltooligosaccharide Fiber Status!

Stop! Do Not Pass Go, FDA Denies Fiber Status for IMO!

The FDA has recently published the long-awaited ruling on dietary fiber titled: “The Declaration of Certain Isolated or Synthetic Non-Digestible Carbohydrates as Dietary Fiber on Nutrition and Supplement Facts […]

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FDA Warns Against Concentrated Caffeine (Pure Powder & Liquids)

Caffeine Powder Banned

Is caffeine of all things the next on the FDA’s radar? And if so, what do they consider “excessive” enough to be “adulterated”?

A single teaspoon of caffeine powder contains the same amount of caffeine as about 28 cups of […]

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Hi-Tech’s FDA DMAA Lawsuit: And Now We Wait on the Judges (Oct 2018)

Hi-Tech DMAA FDA Lawsuit Appeal

You thought DMAA was formally banned by the FDA? Not so fast, according to Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals. We have the latest updates to the ongoing DMAA supplement saga here.

August 16, 2018: Oral Arguments heard in the Appeal

Hi-Tech Pharmacetucials got […]

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Nutrition Facts Scams Really Happen: Just Round & Multiply!

Nutritional Label Rounding Scam

“Supplement math”.

That’s the phrase we love to use when we see a label that’s just not adding up.

We find ourselves saying it when a label’s active ingredients cannot possibly add up to what the serving size states, an […]

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The Supplement Industry 2017 Year in Review: The 10 Biggest Stories

Supplements Year in Review 2017

2017 was one to remember. It was filled with incredible highs and lows that make it one of the most tumultuous years in recent memory. As 2018 dawns, we take a look back at the previous 365 days to recount […]

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