The Trump administration has proposed moving food regulation from the Food
and Drug Administration to the Department of Agriculture. The FDA would then
become the Federal Drug Administration. (Read the full
Dietary supplements under federal law are legally food, so this should mean
that both food and supplements would move to the Ag Department. But, alas
not. Under the proposal, supplements would remain in the new
Federal Drug Administration.
Catastrophe! How could the Trump administration make
this mistake? Perhaps they just don’t know better. Perhaps they don’t even know
that supplements are legally food, or that leaving them with drugs is
disastrous for the supplement industry. We need to explain all this to the
President and Congress without losing any time.
Write to President Trump and Congress and tell them that supplements aren't
drugs, and should be regulated with food.
Supplements are food, not drugs
Dear [Decision Maker],
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP][Your Email]