food supplements

ITALY IMPOSES WARNINGS FOR THE USE OF CURCUMA SUPPLEMENTS

ITALY IMPOSES WARNINGS FOR THE USE OF CURCUMA SUPPLEMENTS

The Italian Ministry of Health introduces precautions for the use of plant preparations and extracts derived from the Curcuma genus. It will be required to include in the labelling of curcuma containing preparations that in case of liver conditions, or conditions related to the biliary or the biliary tract or in case of calculosis the use of the product is not recommended. In the event of concomitant use of medicines, it is advised to consult a doctor.


NEW POSITIVE LIST OF OTHER SUBSTANCES ADOPTED IN SPAIN

NEW POSITIVE LIST OF OTHER SUBSTANCES ADOPTED IN SPAIN

For the first time, Spanish manufacturers will be able to include very well known ingredients such as Omega-3 fatty acids, L-Carnitine, lycopene or fructooligosaccharides in the composition of food supplements without having to notify their products in another EU country and then use mutual recognition.