TGA overreaches in its crackdown on sports supplements

On 22 October 2019 the Therapeutic Goods Administration announced that it is seeking public submissions on its proposed regulatory order that would classify certain sports supplements as therapeutic goods. This article explores the divide between foods and therapeutic goods in the context of sports supplements, and the potential impact this order will have on products that are currently classified as food. FoodLegal encourages food businesses that sell sports foods to consider making a submission to the TGA. FoodLegal can assist in making any submission.