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Considering a post-DSHEA world

Considering a post-DSHEA world

Are supplements regulated? Of course. Are they regulated in the right way?

This is a thought piece. This is a story that asks some basic questions about the regulatory environment facing dietary supplements. It wants to stick its neck out a bit and respectfully wonder if there’s a better alternative to be had. Is DSHEA a strong or weak piece of legislation? Is it still appropriate, given the scale and impact of the supplements industry on public health? Is pre-market approval really the end of the world, or could supplement stakeholders learn something from

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