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DSHEA Critics Point To Selenium Cases As Validation For Change

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Regulations intended to strengthen the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act add loopholes that undermine the law's reach and effectiveness and place consumers at risk of widespread adverse events, researchers and industry critics argue in a leading health care journal

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