Category Archives: DSHEA

McCain Moves to Give FDA More Authority Over Supplements

 On February 4, Senator John McCain introduced S.3002 entitled the Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010.  If anyone wants to introduce a topic where there should be bipartisan support, this is it.  In prior sessions of Congress, Senator Dick Durbin … Continue reading

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Vitamins, Canada and a Lesson for NIH

With proposals before Congress (see Legislative section to the right) to allow the FDA additional power to regulate the industry of vitamins and supplements, there have been recent developments of note. Last week, the National Institutes of Health held a … Continue reading

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The Latest Skinny on Vitamins

Yesterday Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition for the FDA testified before the House Committee on Government Reform.  The purpose of the hearing was to review the consumer safeguards surrounding the regulation … Continue reading

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