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Doctor insights on: Is Guggul Regulated By The Fda

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Is guggul regulated by the fda?

Is guggul regulated by the fda?

No: Listed as a food supplement, many herbal products are not regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Does fda regulate multivitamins and supplements?

Does fda regulate multivitamins and supplements?

Yes: The fda 's many responsibilities include regulation of vitamins and supplements. Some critics feel the fda's regulations are too strict, while others feel they are not strict enough. Info from the fda on their role: http://www.Fda.Gov/food/dietarysupplements/consumerinformation/ucm110417.Htm see my comment for link to a article by joseph mercola md criticizing the fda for "attacking" supplements:. ...Read more

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Why doesn't the fda regulate herbal supplements? Does this have any implications?

Money politics: In order to help their supporters and money contributors, some members of congress passed laws preventing the FDA from regulating herbal supplements unless the herbs clearly hurt patients who take them. So the FDA can remove a harmful product from the market, but cannot regulate anything else. Herbal supplements cannot be trusted to contain the ingredients listed, and may be individually harmful. ...Read more

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Is somnapure fda approved?

Somnapure: Somnapure is a nutritional supplement and therefore not regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Why is ivabradine not fda approved?

Ivabradine: From what i can find, the cost to the company making it in france to get it approved in the us would not be worth the investment for them so what i've read doubts it will be presented with appropriate data to the fda to consider. ...Read more

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Could the fda allow bugs in our food?

Could the fda allow bugs in our food?

Unclear: I'm not clear on your question. The FDA does not allow pathogens or bugs in the food supply. However, there are so few food inspectors that they can't inspect everything. So, yes, it is possible that "bugs" get into the food. The FDA was created in the early 20th century because real live bugs would be in the meat supply - read "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair. ...Read more

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Does the FDA classify a coconut as a nut?

Does the FDA classify a coconut as a nut?

It does, it is WRONG: Like many government agencies, the FDA makes mistakes. It does classify coconuts as a "tree nut" but it's wrong. No botanist would agree that coconuts are true nuts. See http://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/FDABasicsforIndustry/ucm238807.htm for the FDA's classification. See http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/coconut.html for the Library of Congress's discussion of why coconuts are drupes,a fruit! ...Read more