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Marc S. Ullman, of counsel to Rivkin Radler, wrote the March 28 article “FDA sends a message with two warning letters to Amazon” in Natural Products Insider.

In the article, Marc explains the importance of the FDA warning letters on homeopathic “supplements” and products that contain active pharmaceutical ingredients. Marc writes, “During the last quarter of 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued two warning letters to Inc. (Amazon) that when viewed in isolation and on their surface seemed quite curious, as well as potentially creating significant burdens for all retailers.” 

“A closer reading of the letters and some research into the multiple products cited in each suggests FDA’s reasons for issuing the warnings are consistent, straightforward and applicable to all retailers. Why FDA was not equally straightforward in describing the rationale in a manner that provides clear notice to retailers of all regulated products is a question for another day.”

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