Like the apparent connection between the financial crisis and internet regulation, we are expected to simply trust congress to do what’s best for us, hiding and burying provisions into bills that seem unrelated to us mere mortals. Financial regulations also include vitamin regulations.
While no one was looking, he injected amendment language into the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 4173) that would expand the powers of the FTC (not the FDA, but the FTC) to terrorize nutritional supplement companies by greatly expanding the power of the FTC to make its own laws that target dietary supplement companies.
Once again, maybe this is a good law, maybe it’s not. But, if it is, then it should be able to stand on its own.