SSCI Offers Benchmarks As Gatekeepers For Supplements To Reach Retail Shelves
FDA’s GMP final rule set uniform standards to ensure quality throughout manufacturing, packaging, labeling and holding of supplements, but Supplement Safety and Compliance Initiative says manufacturing practices continue to vary widely across the industry and the agency cannot inspect every facility. “FDA can’t solve all our problems. I don’t know if FDA knows the number of facilities it needs to inspect to ensure consumer confidence," says Daniel Fabricant, president of SSCI member NPA.
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