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According to the Indonesian Law no. 33/2014, Cosmetics or Food Supplement manufacturers in Indonesia are required to obtain a halal certificate before their distribution in the country. The halal product regulations were supposed to come into effect from October 2019.
On May 27, 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) published the final rule for nutrition and supplement facts label in the Federal Register. The final rule ensures that the label reflects new scientific information including the link between diet and chronic diseases like obesity and heart disease.
With each year, Life Sciences industry is transforming in unpredictable ways, of course it is to better the end-user’s safety. The industry is progressing with technological advancements and the health authorities are equally striving to upgrade the existing Regulatory frameworks to align with market requirements.
The life sciences industry is ever-changing and evolving. It’s the same in the year 2018. A lot of mandatory changes have been made to the regulations, and a lot of guidance documents have been released pertaining to the best Regulatory practices of consumer healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, which are expected to impact the industry in a positive way.
Wide range of food products, dietary supplements and other health foods that are consumed to enhance the nutritional value of food are constantly growing, worldwide. All combined can generally be termed as nutraceuticals.
About ~2500 years ago, Hippocrates, the father of medicine, welcomed the belief “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. But with the rapid emergence of modern drug therapy, the “food as medicine” philosophy gained dust in the 19th century. Come 1900s, the primary role that diet plays to promote health and prevent diseases came to the forefront once again.
In order to supplement the usual diet, sometimes humans who need medical care are advised to take certain kind of food supplements which are generally referred as Health Functional Foods (HFF).
Emerging markets in Asia Pacific, Latin America and Eastern Europe are increasingly important locations for drug development as sponsors pursue multinational programs to gain access to appropriate patient populations. And regulatory intelligence plays a crucial role in drug development and regulatory strategy.
Why a Company Core Data Sheet (CCDS) is required and what is its significance for the marketing authorization holders (MAH).
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Australia & New Zealand
Japan & South Korea
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