PROPOSING LIMITS

WASHINGTON -- In the absence of stricter regulatory measures at its disposal, the Food and Drug Administration here has issued a proposal designed to rein in vitamin and supplement manufacturers making wild claims on product labels.The proposal attempts to clarify which "structure/function" claims are acceptable for manufacturers to make and which disease-specific claims are off limits."The law allows,

WASHINGTON -- In the absence of stricter regulatory measures at its disposal, the Food and Drug Administration here has issued a proposal designed to rein in vitamin and supplement manufacturers making wild claims on product labels.

The proposal attempts to clarify which "structure/function" claims are acceptable for manufacturers to make and which disease-specific claims are off limits.

"The law allows, without FDA's authorization, claims that are truthful and not misleading

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