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Decision On Bayer Probiotic Claim Could Weaken FTC Argument For Clinical Trials

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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FTC attempts through litigation, rather than rulemaking to establish RCTs as the standard for supplement claims, industry stakeholders say. The decision shows FTC “may not attempt to apply new standards … through contempt and threats of contempt,” says Jonathan Cohn, lead counsel for Bayer in the litigation.

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