FDA to CBD: You Are Not a Dietary Supplement

Hank Schultz wrote up a piece via Nutra Ingredients USA that the FDA sent out warning letters to eight companies marketing dietary supplements containing CBD. The letters also mention illegal drug claims based on CBD being the active ingredient in two drugs currently in development. What is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) is a fraction of the[…]

Indiana Looking to “Shake Up” the E-Liquid Industry with Regulations

House Bill 1432 authored by an Indiana Representative Kevin Mahan is turning heads. The Bill is looking to set a legal definition of an e-liquid, and require manufacturers of e-liquids to undergo rigorous standardization lest incurring civil or criminal penalties. Portions of the bill have passed and are slated to go into effect in July[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Master Production Records

We’ve made a number of changes to the Master Production Records. Here you will find a great primer for everything coming in the latest update.   The status of an MPR is now in the leftmost column and MPRs can now be approved or rejected. There are four statuses: Approved, Locked, in-Progress, and Rejected. Approved:[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Sunset Natural Products Inc. Issued Injunction by FDA

The FDA has reported that Sunset Natural Products Inc. has been issued a consent decree of permanent injunction by U.S. Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Monday, September 28th. The owners of the company, Teresa Martinez and Elsy Cruz, were manufacturing and distributing adulterated[…]

Barcode Scanner Function: A Guide to Using InstantGMP’s New Capability

InstantGMP’s latest release includes the ability to use a barcode scanner. This new functionality also comes with a new e-signature scheme, which allows users to sign off on materials, batch records and other production tasks required by cGMP. The barcode scanner can also be used during material receipt and inventory use. The following video demonstrates[…]

InstantGMP and Muscadine Products Corporation

Muscadine Products Corporation (MPC) manufactures a variety of muscadine-derived products including powders, juices and jellies. Their paper system for organizing manufacturing records was difficult to manage and had a tendency to get messy being in a facility that produced juices. MPC began using InstantGMP MES in October, 2014. With all of their records contained in[…]