Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels

Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels

A US presidential panel convened in the 1990s to examine health claims made for non-FDA-regulated medical herbs. Its conclusions echoed the philosophy of the FDA, stating that “…dietary supplement claims should be substantiated by competent and reliable scientific evidence”.
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DSHEA also established the Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels to conduct a study on dietary supplement label claims and "evaluate how best to provide truthful, scientifically valid, and not misleading information to consumers so that such consumers may make informed and appropriate health care choices for themselves and their families." In addition, the Office of Dietary Supplements was established within the U.S.
The Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels, appointed two years ago by President Clinton, says the FDA should provide a "strong and reliable enforcement system" to support safety provisions of the three-year-old Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA).
AHPA also backed the Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels, which recommended in its final report that "the composition of the [traditional use] product correspond with the material for which such claims of historical use may be made," and would need to be "carefully qualified to prevent misleading consumers."
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