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Herbs and dietary supplements in the European union: a review of the regulations with special focus on Germany and poland.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22432634     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ABSTRACT In the European Union, the manufacturing of and the trade in herbs and dietary supplements are regulated by pharmaceutical and food laws. While dietary supplements are subject to food laws, provisions dealing with herbs are primarily to be found in pharmaceutical regulations. Having a basic understanding of the complexities of this regulatory environment can help clinicians and their patients understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented by EU herbs and supplements and may help inform regulatory practices in other countries struggling to ensure quality and safety of such products.
Authors:
Ewa A Konik; Roman C Jungling; Brent A Bauer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-01-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of dietary supplements     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1939-022X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Diet Suppl     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101249830     Medline TA:  J Diet Suppl     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  43-57     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1Internal Medicine Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennesee.
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