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SupplySide West Podcast 17: Reflecting on Product Claims WorkshopSupplySide West Podcast 17: Reflecting on Product Claims Workshop

In this podcast interview held during SupplySide West, Rend Al-Mondhiry of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) highlights some lessons learned from a three-hour product claims workshop targeting the dietary supplement industry.

Josh Long

October 18, 2016

Josh Long, legal and regulatory editor, and Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Associate General Counsel Rend Al-Mondhiry briefly explore a few points that were raised during the product claims workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at SupplySide West in Las Vegas, including:

  • A 2015 court decision involving Bayer and the FTC;

  • The distinction between structure/function claims and disease claims; and

  • Industry’s exposure to class-action litigation based on “Made in USA” claims and other statements.

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About the Author(s)

Josh Long

Associate editorial director, Natural Products Insider, Informa Markets Health and Nutrition

Josh Long has been a journalist since 1997, holds a J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law, and was admitted to practice law in Colorado in 2008. Josh is the legal and regulatory editor with Informa's Health and Nutrition Network, specializing on matters related to Natural Products Insider. Ping him with story ideas at [email protected].

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