Some natural scepticism about the Natural Health Products Directorate

March 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/06/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 5, p613
Academic Journal
Editorial. Expresses skepticism of the Canadian Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD). Plans for the agency to regulate herbal remedies and food supplements; Question of NHPD's statement that it will respect freedom of choice and philosophical and cultural diversity in ensuring safety and efficacy of products; Suggestion that the NHPD needs to develop effective, unbiased evaluations and monitoring systems that lead to active reporting.


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