FDA and FTC Info


Confused About FDA Regulations When It Comes To Dietary Supplement Copywriting?

Working within the context of the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act (DSHEA) can be quite a challenge.  But it’s essential to know the requirements to minimize any interruptions in your business.

For a great guide on how to accomodate the FDA and still create great copy, check out fellow supplement copywriter Pam Magnuson’s excellent manual: What Can You Say, When You Can’t Say Anything? How to Avoid FDA Red Flag Marketing and Sell Your Products Legally.

This series of articles published by Nutraingredients- USA provides a good overview of FDA and FTC regulation of health copy:

Choosing Health Claims

FDA Enforcement Action On Health Claims

FTC’s Two-Pronged Approach to Ensuring Accurate Marketing

Applying Health Claims

When FTC Gets Tough On Misleading Marketing

And for some additional information, check out the following:

FDA/CFSAN Dietary Supplements: Industry Information and Regulation

“Impossible Weight-Loss Claims” Summary of an FTC Report



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