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Regulatory News In Brief

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FDA warns Healing Ways to register facility; Dragon Herbs warned for tradeshow materials; BNE recalls ephedra-spiked supplements; supplement flu prevention claims cross the line; more regulatory news in brief.

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Ephedra Back On Regulatory Radar As Supplement Adulterant

FDA acknowledges that enforcement activity on ephedra has been a lower priority than other adulterants since the agency banned ephedrine alkaloids in supplements in 2004. “The presumption was that it was banned and people were abiding by the law,” says FDA supplement official Daniel Fabricant.

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