Published on the Packaging World Web site
| February 28, 1997
By the end of April, FDA must set a "reasonable deadline" for publishing a final rule on proposed health claims for dietary supplement labels, ruled a U.S.
District Court judge. The Nutritional Health Alliance and others filed suit charging that the agency had dragged its feet on a ruling and had not set a deadline for publishing such a rule. FDA argued it is committed to issuing rules on health claims petitions as quickly as possible given the scope of the issue and the limitations of the agency's resources.
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