Is Revolving Door between FDA and Supplements Industry Keeping Dangerous Dietary Aids on the Market?

April 9, 2015 11:55 AM

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The dietary supplements industry already has nearly free rein to sell products with little oversight. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has exacerbated that problem by relying on industry officials to run its oversight program.

The last two officials to run the FDA’s division of dietary supplement programs previously worked for the Natural Products Association (NPA), a trade group that has tried very hard to convince Congress not to create tougher standards for supplement makers. Under the Dietary Supplement Health and Edu...

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