FTC, FDA to Announce Joint Health Care Initiatives

Media Advisory

The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will host a joint press conference to announce their most recent efforts to crack down on misleading claims about the efficacy of dietary supplements and other health-related products and discuss the FDA's Nutrition Task Force Report and Dietary Supplement Enforcement Report. The event will take place on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. EDT at the Department of Health and Human Services.

WHO:

Timothy J. Muris
Chairman, Federal Trade Commission

Mark B. McClellan, M.D., Ph.D.
Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D.
Director, National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health

WHERE:

Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

WHEN:

Thursday, July 10, 2003
3:00 p.m. EDT

CONTACT: Brenda Mack
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180

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