Plan To Regulate Nutraceutical Industry Underway

NEW DELHI: India’s foods regulator is working on a draft regulation to clearly demarcate nutraceuticals and pharmaceutical drugs, to eliminate ambiguity and ensure that health supplements that are borderline pharma drugs are not sold under the nutraceuticals label, three people aware of the matter said.

The paper is being drafted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in collaboration with key stakeholders such as the drugs regulator Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), leaders from the nutraceutical industry, and health ministry officials, the people cited above said on condition of anonymity.

Once the draft is ready, it will be presented before the Union health ministry in a few months.

Related Posts

  • Pharma
  • July 13, 2024
  • 117 views
Telangana DCA Seizes Overpriced Anti-Cancer Medicine In Karimnagar

Hyderabad: Drugs Control Administration officials seized ‘Dacazee 500 Injection’ (Dacarbazine Injection IP 500 mg), during the raids carried out on 11th and 12th July, 2024, at a medical shop located in…

  • Pharma
  • July 13, 2024
  • 84 views
Drug Price Regulation Leads To Decline In Availability Of Essential Medicines, Study Finds

Kolkata: The Drug Price Control Order (DPCO) 2013, India’s key drug regulation aimed at making essential medicines more affordable, has inadvertently led to a decline in the availability of these…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You Missed

Telangana DCA Seizes Overpriced Anti-Cancer Medicine In Karimnagar

Telangana DCA Seizes Overpriced Anti-Cancer Medicine In Karimnagar

Drug Price Regulation Leads To Decline In Availability Of Essential Medicines, Study Finds

Drug Price Regulation Leads To Decline In Availability Of Essential Medicines, Study Finds

EMA Warns Of Anaphylactic Reactions To MS Drug

EMA Warns Of Anaphylactic Reactions To MS Drug

14 Barred Patanjali Products Sold Across Counter At Dedicated Stores

14 Barred Patanjali Products Sold Across Counter At Dedicated Stores

Mumbai: FDA Conducts Raids At Three Different Locations In Vasai, Seized Ayurvedic Drugs Worth Rs 1.41 Crore

Mumbai: FDA Conducts Raids At Three Different Locations In Vasai, Seized Ayurvedic Drugs Worth Rs 1.41 Crore

Telangana DCA Raids 2 Places, Seizes Illegally Stocked And Overpriced Medicines

Telangana DCA Raids 2 Places, Seizes Illegally Stocked And Overpriced Medicines