A Product Registry in USA Would Go a Long Way Toward Weeding Out Bad Actors

The low barriers to entry in the dietary supplement industry create the risk that the good deeds of the many will be besmirched by the transgressions of the few. Fortunately, there is something that can be done about it, given enough collective will.     Source: Hank Schultz, Nutraingredients-USA USA supplements regs

(Editor’s note: Compare and contrast the situation in the USA, where dietary supplements are regulated as foods; and there is no pre-market registration requirements, with Australia. Down under, these types of products are regulated as ‘complementary medicines’ and as such, are regulated as medicines requiring strict manufacturing standards. Therapeutic claims, or indications for use, must be based on scientific or traditional evidence).

 

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Quote for the month:

“Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure”.   James Altucher

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