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Amendment to Limit Military Access to Dietary Supplement Withdrawn

Thursday, May 12, 2016

An amendment tot he National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to impose restrictions on the sale of dietary supplements at military base commissaries has been withdrawn. 

Sen Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) had announced his intention to introduce the amendment (number 178) to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in the Senate Armed Services Committee mark-up, which would require that any dietary supplement sold on a military base commissary or a retail establishment operating on a military base to be verified by an independent third party “for recognized public standards of identity, purity, strength, and composition, and adherence to related process standards."

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Source: NutraIngredients-USA