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News Desk: Testing and Transparency in NY AG Class Actions, Supplements Seek FDA Office Status

<p>Plaintiffs in lawsuits stemming from the NY Attorney General investigation of herbal products were advised to test the products indepedently and share info with the defense, while the supplement industry seeks elevated status for supplement regulation in FDA.</p>

A judge overseeing many consolidated class actions stemming from the New York Attorney General's investigation of herbal products has called for independent testing of the products involved and advised all parties in the lawsuits to share testing and related info. In other news, the dietary supplement industry has asked FDA to elevate the Division of Dietary Supplements to office status, which would improve regulation and enforcement, as well as resources and priority.

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