Sens. Float Bill To Strengthen Dietary Supplement Labels

Law360, New York (July 1, 2011, 7:19 PM EDT) -- Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., introduced legislation Thursday that would tighten the labeling requirements for domestic and imported dietary supplements in an effort to curb the prevalence of food and drink products masquerading as supplements to avoid regulation.

The proposed bill — S. 1310, or the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011 — would require dietary supplement manufacturers to disclose the known risks of ingredients and display a mandatory warning if the product contains a dietary ingredient that may cause potentially serious adverse...
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