Engredea How-To: Are supplements regulations adequate?

Todd Runestad, Content Director, NaturalProductsInsider.com, Sr. Supplements Editor

February 10, 2015

For 20 years, DSHEA has produced a regulatory framework for innovation of safe and effective products. It's even been amended twice - in 2006 with the Adverse Events Reporting law, and again in 2011 with the Food Safety Modernization Act. With the New York-based botanical adulteration scandal that has rocked the herbal industry over the past couple weeks, is it time for something more? We ask the Council for Responsible Nutrition's president/CEO Steve Mister his considered opinion.

About the Author(s)

Todd Runestad

Content Director, NaturalProductsInsider.com, Sr. Supplements Editor, Natural Products Insider

I've been writing on nutrition science news since 1997. I'm The content director for NaturalProductsInsidercom and digital magazines. Other incarnations: supplements editor for newhope.com, Delicious Living and Natural Foods Merchandiser. Former editor-in-chief of Functional Ingredients magazine and still cover raw material innovations and ingredient science.

Connect with me here https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddrunestad/

My daily vitamin regime includes a morning smoothie with a range of powders including protein, collagen and spirulina; a quality multi, B complex, C with bioflavonoids, >2,000IU vitamin D, E, magnesium, high-selenium yeast, PQQ, choline, alpha-lipoic acid with carnitine, coQ10, fish oil concentrate, probiotics and some adaptogenic herbs. 

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