Ease Concerns About DSHEA Updates in Your Nutraceutical Lab With a LIMS
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)recently announced plans to update theDietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). The potential DSHEA changes have prompted concerns about the business impacts of additional regulatory rigor. To be ahead of the competition when changes occur,nutraceutical manufacturers should consider implementing aLaboratory Information Management System (LIMS),which can addressmany of the concerns.Also, consider therisks related to notimplementing a LIMS: analyze the monetary, time, and opportunity costs of maintaining your status quo. Compliance is often easier and less expensive with a LIMS.Before we get in to the specifics, let’s look at the background of these regulatory changes.