Brian Alexander Wahl and Whitt Steineker authored the article, “Supplements Industry Facing Increased Regulation, Litigation,” which examines the recent scrutiny of the manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of dietary and herbal supplements. Federal and state regulators have taken legal actions against the makers and sellers of dietary supplements, and Congress has launched an investigation that may give the FDA stronger oversight over the herbal supplements industry. The article details increased class action and personal injury lawsuits against the industry, as well as increased negative media attention.
Wahl and Steineker cite proactive steps that manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of dietary and herbal supplements are advised to consider in order to be prepared for the recent legal and political challenges in their industry.
Read the complete article, “Supplements Industry Facing Increased Regulation, Litigation,” which first appeared in the ABA Journal Section of Litigation on May 13, 2015.