Integrative Medicine Leaders Foresee Increased Regulation of Supplements
By Erik Goldman | Editor in Chief
- Vol. 11, No. 2. Summer, 2010
Grassroots pressure forced Sens. John McCain and Byron Dorgan to withdraw their bill to tighten supplement industry regulation. But leaders in the field say the war has only just begun. Rep. Henry Waxman, an outspoken critic of supplements, has written language in the Wall Street Reform bill that would give the Federal Trade Commission new authority over the industry. Meanwhile Rep. Ron Paul is pushing bills that would curb federal power over health information.