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Malcolm Spicer

Malcolm Spicer, Managing Editor – US

Washington, DC
Malcolm Spicer is lead analyst for Pharma intelligence | informa's coverage of the consumer health care products industries. He provides comprehensive and insightful reporting on manufacturing, marketing, regulation, legislation, financial and research news about the nonprescription drug and nutritional product industries. He has worked in this post for 10 years and previously reported for other publications on regulation of the health care industry, on the telecommunications and internet technologies and on the US energy market.

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US Market For OTC COVID-19 Tests Transitions From Unmet Demand To Multiple Choices

Abbott’s’s distribution of its BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Self Test to US retailers increases to three the number of OTC tests for the virus that CVS offers, along with Ellume’s and Labcorp’s test kits also available under EUAs granted by FDA.

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ChromaDex Hits Consumer Brand Marketing Sweet Spot With Former Nestle Executive In Charge

Tru Niagen supplement firm names Fadi Karam CMO a little more than a month after it announced a distribution deal to put its nicotinamide riboside supplement on shelves at US Walmart stores.

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Pocono Organics Sprouts Full-Spectrum Cannabinoids Line Grown In Regenerative Farming

Pennsylvania firm's CBD line is only one with the Rodale Institute’s logo to indicate the high standards and responsible farming practices used to make the items. The line includes artisanal, small-batch tinctures, creams, salve sticks, lip balms, massage oil and bath bombs.

Cannabidiol CBD Dietary Supplements

Honey Does, Zarbee’s Makes Clear In Some Challenged Cough Product Claims, Not In Others

National Advertising Division’s review of challenge by Maty’s Health Products finds Zarbee’s sufficiently identifies in some advertising that honey is the source of cough-soothing benefit but not in other ad claims. Zarbee’s says the review “was about the narrow issue of whether the ‘soothing cough’ claims were structured in a manner to convey the role of honey in providing the product’s cough benefits.”

Ad Complaints Dietary Supplements

US Consumer Health Recalls: Still Another Glitch For OTC Hand Sanitizers, ED-Spiked Supplements

Kimberly-Clark's recall of nearly 3,000 cases of Foam Skin Cleanser soap incorrectly labeled as Moisturizing Foam Hand Sanitizer is among recent recalls added to FDA records.

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

SGS Invests To Enhance Dietary Supplement Testing Services At Pennsylvania Facility

For more than 20 years, SGS’s Chemical Solutions Laboratories focused on heavy metals, minerals and trace elemental testing. With expanded capability, the Harrisburg facility also offers testing services for vitamins; amino acids; pesticide residues; microorganisms; solvent residues; and label claims.

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