Article: Pros & Cons of FDA Mandatory Reporting for Dietary Supplements Industry

“Should the FDA create a mandatory product-listing database in which dietary supplement companies can list the products they sell at retail, giving FDA a better idea of which dietary supplement products are on the market?”

This question was debated during a popular panel discussion at the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s (CRN) annual conference in October. Panelists argued the pros and cons of a hypothetical mandatory listing database versus the industry-led, self-regulatory Supplement OWL product-listing database created by CRN earlier this year.

During the discussion, NASC was mentioned as an example of a voluntary, industry-led self-regulatory initiative that is working!

Click here to read Nutritional Outlook’s article about the panel and the many complexities surrounding the issue.