Nutrition Business Journal

Functional Foods Attract Regulatory Attention

Q&A With Foley & Lardner LLP

NBJ: What do you believe is behind the current push to regulate functional foods?

F&L: Explosive growth in the category has always been a source of concern to consumer activist organizations, which view them much as they do dietary supplements (inaccurately) as an unregulated sector that requires closer FDA oversight.

NBJ: What are the potentially positive and negative outcomes of FDA’s recent public hearing on functional foods and the likely pro

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