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25 years of DSHEA

History of FDA oversight of dietary supplements – podcast

Various dietary supplements 2019
In part one of this podcast, veteran lawyer Peter Barton Hutt of Covington & Burling LLP reflects on FDA’s role over the decades in regulating dietary supplements and efforts to impose restrictions that were stymied time and again.

Natural Products INSIDER's Josh Long interviewed attorney Peter Barton Hutt of Covington & Burling LLP to discuss FDA's role over dietary supplements in the 20th century and the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA).

In part one of this podcast, Hutt discusses: 

FDA's attempts over several decades to impose restrictions on dietary supplements that were stymied time and again; 

The agency's chief concerns over dietary supplements; 

Formation of an industry trade group in the 1970s; and

FDA's leadership under David Kessler in the 1990s. 

Editor's note: To tune into the second part of the podcast and read about what Hutt had to say about DSHEA, click here

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