Nutrition Business Journal

Self-imposed limits

Retailers have a gatekeeper role in helping steer the nutrition industry, but they shouldn’t be alone

Sometimes the conversations about dietary ingredients can get a little off track. Sometimes they go right off the rails.

I participate in a number of high level executive strategy sessions every year, where the leaders of many different retailers, ingredient suppliers and dietary supplement manufacturers come together to discuss key industry issues. The discussion often comes around to regulatory issues, especially in regard to the Food and Drug Administration. 


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