Combating cardiovascular disease has been one of the most successful medical and public health interventions of the last 50 years. The spillover to functional food ingredients and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) represents some of this industry's greatest successes, and a few inglorious failures.
Two decades on, the history of innovation and growth in the dietary supplements industry is a sight to behold. We canvassed some of the industry business leaders who fought and won passage of that landmark legislation for their thoughts on how DSHEA changed the world – for their companies, the industry, consumers, and themselves. Read it and reap! (Tip o’ the cap to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) for running herd on its member companies represented here.)...More