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FTC Leaves Supplement Industry Still Waiting For Shift Away From RCT Standard For Claims

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FTC's "standard is the same. There's not any per se lower standard for substantiation just because you position your product as a supplement," says agency attorney Michelle Rusk. Supplement industry stakeholders, though, argue that FTC has no basis to require RCTs for structure/function claims.

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