Tuesday, March 1, 2011

More Regulation on the Way For Global Supplement Market

From Natural Products INSIDER

Growing market sizes, heightened attention to product safety and the continuing harmonization of food supplement regulations show a global trend toward more regulation, according to the International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA). While food supplement harmonization is already underway in the European Union, decisions are expected this year on key aspects of the Association of South East Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) similar harmonization process toward a regional legislation.

“Many countries are in the process of developing new regulatory frameworks, and regulators are increasingly monitoring the successes and challenges of similar initiatives across the globe,” said Peter Zambetti, IADSA chairman.

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