Image Gallery: Top 2016 Legal and Regulatory Trends in Dietary Supplement Industry

FDA’s publication of draft NDI guidance, Herbalife’s settlement with FTC, and a Federal Register notice on vinpocetine ranked among the most important regulatory and legal developments affecting the dietary supplement industry in 2016.

The U.S. dietary supplement sector received a moderate reprieve in 2016 from heavy condemnation in the mainstream press, which had been instigated the prior year by allegations from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman that herbal supplements sold at Walmart and other popular retail stores failed to contain the labeled ingredients. While state attorneys general remain interested in policing dietary supplements for deceptive practices, their probes were overshadowed this year by developments in and around the nation’s capital. This Image Gallery reviews the top legal and regulatory developments in 2016 affecting the supplement industry.

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