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FDA Liquid Supplement/Beverage Guidance Defines Distinctions

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

The CFSAN guidance goes into greater detail on distinguishing liquid supplements from beverages, addressing stakeholders’ complaint about a 2009 draft. “This tends to really draw a bright line between the two different categories,” says CRN Regulatory Counsel Rend Al-Mondhiry.

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