Gottlieb announces ‘significant modernization’ for FDA regulation of dietary supplements

On the same day the FDA warned companies against hawking dietary supplements for Alzheimer's disease, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced "one of the most significant modernizations of dietary supplement regulation and oversight in 25 years." Three out of every four Americans take dietary supplements regularly, contributing to an industry worth more than $40 billion.

FDA will strengthen controls over antibiotics in livestock, says Gottlieb

In the first days of 2017, the FDA instituted long-sought controls over farm use of antibiotics, with a ban on use of medically important antibiotics as a growth promoter in cattle, hogs and poultry. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the next two steps in promoting antimicrobial stewardship …