FDA CHECKED ON SUPPLEMENT BAN

SALT LAKE CITY -- In a closely monitored case, a federal judge here has decided against the Food and Drug Administration, Washington, in its attempt to ban a popular natural dietary supplement.A), the FDA currently has little power to oversee a supplement maker's manufacturing practices or to enforce marketing guidelines -- unless a product is deemed unsafe.The FDA had sought to prevent Pharmanex,

SALT LAKE CITY -- In a closely monitored case, a federal judge here has decided against the Food and Drug Administration, Washington, in its attempt to ban a popular natural dietary supplement.

A), the FDA currently has little power to oversee a supplement maker's manufacturing practices or to enforce marketing guidelines -- unless a product is deemed unsafe.

The FDA had sought to prevent Pharmanex, Simi Valley, Calif., from producing its Cholestin-brand cholesterol-maintenanc

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