Category Archives: Vitamins and Supplements

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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Balancing a Diet – Balancing an Ad

The other night while watching the news, during a rare break from pharmaceutical advertising, there was a commercial for a multiple vitamin.  The ad extolled the virtues of the product, and then in a little snippet that I almost missed, … 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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