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Dietary Supplement Regulation in the United States

  • Taylor C. Wallace
  • Douglas MacKay
  • Rend Al-Mondhiry
  • Haiuyen Nguyen
  • James C. Griffiths

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Food, Health, and Nutrition book series (BRIEFSFOOD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Taylor C. Wallace, Douglas MacKay, Rend Al-Mondhiry, Haiuyen Nguyen, James C. Griffiths
    Pages 1-38
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 39-43

About this book

Introduction

Contrary to the common belief that dietary supplements are “unregulated” in the United States, nutrients and other dietary ingredient-containing products have been regulated in this country for a little over a century at least in some capacity, initially through the Pure Food and Drug Act (PFDA) of 1906 and culminating with the many anticipated regulations to be implemented following the recent enactment of the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010 (FSMA).   The goal of this brief is to review and discuss the current statutes and regulations surrounding the ingredients, manufacturing standards, safety, and labeling of dietary supplements for the purpose of protecting consumers. ​

Keywords

dietary supplements labeling regulation

Authors and affiliations

  • Taylor C. Wallace
    • 1
  • Douglas MacKay
    • 2
  • Rend Al-Mondhiry
    • 3
  • Haiuyen Nguyen
    • 4
  • James C. Griffiths
    • 5
  1. 1.Council for Responsible NutritionWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Council for Responsible NutritionWashingtonUSA
  3. 3.Council for Responsible NutritionWashingtonUSA
  4. 4.Council for Responsible NutritionWashingtonUSA
  5. 5.Council for Responsible NutritionWashingtonUSA

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