the auspices of the Special Committee on Aging, where she is the ranking
member, Sen. Claire McCaskill sent letters to over a dozen major retailers, asking
them to supply the committee with the retailers’ policies relating to the sale
and marketing of adulterated, improperly labeled, or fraudulently marketed
supplements, and the reporting of serious adverse events.
letter intimates that that supplements are unregulated, which is simply untrue—supplements
are subject to regulation by both the FDA and the FTC, and must adhere to
strict current good manufacturing practices to ensure the safety of the
supplements consumers buy.
to your senator on the Special Committee on Aging and urge them to halt this
bullying of supplement retailers and maintain consumer access to important
supplements. Remind them that federal regulators already have the authority to
stop deceitful marketing practices. The FDA and FTC should simply do their job
and enforce current law.
Special Committee on Aging:
Susan Collins (R-ME)Claire McCaskill (D-MO)Mark Kirk (R-IL)Jeff Flake (R-AZ)Bob Corker (R-TN)Dean Heller (R-NV)Tim Scott (R-SC)Tom Cotton (R-AR)David Perdue (R-GA)Thom Tillis (R-NC)Tim Kaine (D-VA)Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)Joe Donnelly (D-IN)Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)Bob Casey (D-PA)Bill Nelson (D-FL)
Stop Bullying Supplement Retailers!
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