But not all will be pulled from the market, yet. Action Alert!

The policy comes in the form of a guidance document, which lays out the FDAs current position on the regulation of homeopathic drugs.

In the guidance, the FDA says:

  1. Any homeopathic drug that has not been considered generally recognized as safe and effective (GRAS/E) is considered a new drug;
  2. FDA has not determined that any homeopathic drugs are GRAS/E;
  3. A new drug cannot be marketed unless it goes through the FDAs approval process;
  4. No homeopathic drugs have gone through FDA approval nor can any producer afford to take them through the approval process.

Thats right: in one fell swoop, the FDA has declared that virtually every single homeopathic drug on the market is being sold illegally. The guidance explains that the agency will apply a risk-based regulatory approach that will prioritize enforcement actions agai...