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Food And Drug Administration Plans Crackdown On Risky Homeopathic Remedies

FDA says homeopathy has grown into a $3 billion industry with treatments being sold for conditions ranging from the common cold to cancer. The agency will prioritize action against unsafe products.
The Food and Drug Administration plans to take action against risky homeopathic remedies under a policy unveiled Monday. Source: Alexander Baumann/EyeEm

The Food and Drug Administration said it plans to crack down on the sale of some homeopathic products.

The agency unveiled a new, risk-based approach to regulating homeopathic treatments Monday that aims to protect the public from dangerous products.

"In recent years, we've seen a large uptick in products labeled as homeopathic announcing the new policy.

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