CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 2007
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(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) The safety and regulation of dietary supplements examined; details given about the consumer campaign in 1993 against the FDA’s proposed “truth in labeling regulation" for supplements; ads, including actor Mel Gibson promoting Vitamin C, shown. ["Natural Causes" author Dan HURLEY- says the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 protects manufacturers; notes most products that were tested have not been proven to work.] [National Nutritional Foods Assn. CEO David SECKMAN- states they are regulated as foods, not drugs.]
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