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AHPA Backs NDI Filing For Kratom, Experts Question FDA Enforcement

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA regulation of kratom as an NDI is necessary to avoid untenable state regulations, says AHPA chief Michael McGuffin, adding the trade group's support to kratom experts' push to keep the herbal ingredient available. Experts also say salmonella issues currently linked to kratom could be an indirect result of FDA's import alert as noncompliant suppliers filled continued demand.

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