Supplement Facts

Regulatory Fact: GMPs

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REGULATORY FACT: Supplement-specific good manufacturing practices (GMPs) rules were released by FDA in June 2007, setting specific requirements for the manufacturing processes of vitamins, minerals, herbs and botanicals, amino acids and all other dietary supplements. All companies manufacturing dietary supplements must comply with GMPs. 

 

Supplement Facts: Regulation

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SUPPLEMENT FACT: Dietary supplements can help reduce the risk of certain diseases. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), one of the government agencies that regulates the dietary supplement industry, has approved specific health claims, based on scientific evidence, for a number of dietary supplement ingredients.