Video: The Amendment that Meant More Than DSHEA

  Susan Carlson, founder of supplement supplier Carlson's Laboratories, says DSHEA was not the law that most affected her business; it was the Rogers/Proxmire amendment, which prohibited FDA from classifying vitamin and mineral supplements as drugs.

 

Susan Carlson, founder of supplement supplier Carlson's Laboratories, speaks of the marketing benefits of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA), but said it was not the law that most affected her business. She said Carlson's Lab took a number of steps in the 1970s to help pass the Rogers/Proxmire amendment, which prohibited FDA from classifying vitamin and mineral supplements as drugs.

Hear Carlson in this INSIDER video talk about the history and the importance of the Rogers/Proxmire amendment.

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