President Trump’s China Trade Stance Concerns Supplements Industry

Hank Schultz examined how the Dietary Supplements industry is reacting to President Donald Trump, and insiders are nervous. Donald Trump is well known for making controversial statements that might become policy, but the anti-China tone concerns many who rely on Chinese ingredients. Trump has nominated Peter Navarro, Ph.D., a Harvard-educated economist as head of the[…]

InstantGMP™ Transforms Manufacturing with Equipment Integration

Cary, NC – InstantGMP Inc., creator of an Electronic Batch Record system, InstantGMP™ MES 3.0, announces the release of a new feature that connects equipment on the production floor with its cloud-based software. The feature is aimed at helping companies that use InstantGMP™ MES to take their compliance and quality to new levels by accurately[…]

Department of Justice Targets Dietary Supplement Claims

Josh Long from Natural Product Insider has the scoop on the Department of Justice (DOJ) cracking down on individuals and companies that claim their products are treatments for diseases and conditions. Health officials have always expressed their concern about consumers facing health conditions that use unproven remedies as treatment versus seeking traditional medicine. These products[…]

FDA Prioritizing GMP Re-Inspections for High-Risk Dietary Supplement Firms

This article was sparked from reading Josh Long’s post on Insider Law about inspections of Dietary Supplement firms for compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). These firms had previously failed an inspection and were targeted by the FDA as “high-risk”, thus precipitating the need for re-inspection. Josh reports that half of the dietary supplement companies[…]

InstantGMP™ MES v2.052: Information for Prospective Customers

Thanks for joining InstantGMP for our new feature series, we are excited to launch InstantGMP™ MES v2.052 with streamlined workflows, more options and more smart fields! We have incorporated industry expertise, customer feedback and new capabilities in order to make your job as a Quality Manager, Project manager, Production supervisor or operator easier. Specifications toggled off[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Materials & Projects

In the newest version, InstantGMP MES v2.052, we’ve added a multitude of new features and updated existing ones to make them more efficient for users. New Client Features The Client menu is now under the Administration module and no longer on the Projects sub-menu. This allows for a user to input their client information much earlier[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Released

Cary, NC – InstantGMP, Inc. announces the release of InstantGMP MES v2.052 with amazing new features InstantGMP, Inc. added many great new functions and updates to their electronic batch records software to enhance their user’s experience. “We are excited about the new master production record and batch production record features in our v2.052 release” said[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052.000

Let’s take a look at what’s new in the newest release, InstantGMP MES v2.052.000! New Functionalities Expanded badge signature capabilities to system-wide usage. Added new workflows focused on Project Management functionalities allowing for projects to include multiple products for multiple clients with multiple user access control under multiple roles. Added new Material Classifications to help employ[…]

The GMP Compliance Conundrum

The acting deputy director of the Division of Dietary Supplement Programs at the FDA, Cara Welch, Ph.D., left the author of this article with some confusing takeaways: If you are a Dietary Supplements manufacturer who wants to learn good manufacturing practices, read the GMPs for dietary supplements and apply them, otherwise, you are at risk of[…]

Booming Natural Supplements Business in China

From Natural Products Insider, health food sales in China are estimated to reach RMB300 billion ($47.5 billion USD) by 2019. More and more Chinese consumers are looking to natural supplements as rates for certain illnesses such as lung cancer and breast cancer are on the rise, and they are looking to purchase foreign health products. It[…]