Today's technical alert includes information on:
A. TGA advertising compliance education strategy and plan.
The TGA have published the Advertising Compliance Education Strategy and Plan, intended to provide information and guidance on the advertising requirements, and is proposed to include a range of education materials, resources and stakeholder engagement opportunities.
B. FSANZ call for data – Formulated supplementary sports foods (FSSF).
This call for data is industry's opportunity to increase levels of nutrients in FSSF in Standard 2.9.4 and associated schedules, which means that new food products could be compliantly produced in this space. The call for data closes 6pm (Canberra time) 9 September 2021.
FSANZ are seeking data:
- Based on scientific research – this can be published or unpublished;
- On one or more outcomes relevant for human health and/or sports performance, at different levels of intake (animal and human studies will be accepted); and
- Technical information supporting the characterisation of the commercial preparations of contemporary substances (i.e. specifications, stability data, validated analytical methods).
C. TGA consultation – Remaking Restricted Medicine Specification
This consultation is to re-make the existing sunsetting legislative instrument. It is relevant to sponsors with, or who are intending to include, registered complementary medicines that are in Schedule 3 or Schedule 4 of the Poisons Standard and will mean that these products will continue to be required to submit a Product Information as part of a registration application. Closing 16 August 2021.
Please read today’s full technical alert for more information, including details on how to respond to the aforementioned consultation and call for data.