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Dietary supplement industry, consumer groups discuss pre-DSHEA list

Consumers, Industry Spar Over FDA's Success In Pulling Unsafe Supplements

October 04, 2017
Consumer advocacy groups and members of the dietary supplement industry sparred over whether FDA has exerted enough authority to pull supplements off the market when they contain unsafe ingredients and whether the adverse event reporting system is adequate for finding unsafe ingredients. The back-and-forth took place during FDA’s Tuesday (Oct. 3) public meeting on development of a list of dietary ingredients that pre-date the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) of 1994. While the point of the meeting was...

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