Dietary Supplement Industry Gains As Pallone, Harkin Named Chairs
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
The dietary supplement industry gains an advocate in a key post on Capitol Hill with Rep. Frank Pallone's (D-N.J.) appointment as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Health Subcommittee
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