Nutrition Business Journal

Tough talk

How one NBJ Summit speaker taught the industry a lesson it shouldn’t forget

On the third day of the 2015 NBJ Summit, one featured speaker opened his remarks with something like this: “DSHEA is a stupid law. It should never have passed. It has not helped you, and in fact you blew the one chance you had to show you can be trusted as an industry.”

Then it went downhill from there.

The Q&A that followed his talk was a painful exercise in watching audience members flame out in attempts to defend DSHEA, defend the industry and to correct

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