Bitter pill to swallow: Less FDA oversight of supplements seems likely
David Lazarus writes about changes to the FDA for LAtimes.
With a new president, there will be changes to our lives. There is a lot of talk about what changes to expect and how our lives will change.
One concern is possible cutbacks in the FDA. How will safety guidelines and regulations change? One would think that with less laws and regulations put on dietary supplement manufacturers that there will be a greater risk for those who use them. Will people get sick from using a product they think is safe?
If cutbacks are made in the Department of Health and Human Services then there will be cutbacks in the FDA since it falls under the Department of Health and Human Services.
Staffers who oversee the Dietary Supplement industry will be cutback.