43 Nutrition Secrets Revealed
scientist, then the development of the product will proceed
without being submitted to the FDA.
How long does it take for products to hit the
The development time and the rules and regulations applied to
the different kinds of products, whether they are food service
items or clinic products all differ. There are varying regulations
that govern the formulation of and development of and the
marketing of all different products.
For example, Novartis had a line of weight loss products that
were very popular. It was the Optifast Line. Within that product
line I’m just going to guess there were at least 75 different
products. There were different categories of products, liquid,
supplements and there would be formulas of products intended to
be administered through hospital tube feedings. There were solid
foods as opposed to liquid. The products would be tested with
years of clinical trials.