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FDA Response Confirms Senators On Right Trail About N.Y. Herbal Product Tests

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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“FDA does not use DNA sequencing by itself to analyze an herbal extract for phytochemicals,” Associate Commissioner for Legislation Thomas Kraus tells Senators Hatch and Heinrich. The senators gave FDA an opportunity, without asking for a comment on an ongoing New York investigation, to describe the agency’s regulation of supplement manufacturing.

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