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FDA Antioxidants/Cancer Risk Reduction Claim Ban Found Unconstitutional

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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FDA's rejection of an antioxidants/cancer risk reduction health claim fails to satisfy the conditions that permit a ban of the claim because evidence exists supporting the relationship, according to a Dec. 26 Washington, D.C. federal court opinion

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