Food and beverage manufacturers add "herbals" to some of their products and tout them for their alleged benefits for health and well-being. But some are worried that such herbals may do little or nothing, or could actually harm some people, and are not sufficiently labeled. A panel talks about herbal additives, what they really do, and how they’re regulated.


  • Mark Blumenthal of the American Botanical Council
  • Bruce Silverglade of the Center for Science in the Public Interest

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