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Webinar presentation: Section 7 Declaration that certain sports supplements are Therapeutic Goods

18 December 2020


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  • Presented by:
    • Dr Adam Cook, TGA
    • Leanne McCauley, TGA
    • Emma Breen, Food Standards Australia New Zealand
    • Dr Naomi Speers, Sport Integrity Australia
  • Presented at: Online
  • Presentation date: 25 November 2020
  • Presentation summary: Help sponsors to understand the changes to the regulation of sports supplements arising from the recent declaration (made under Section 7 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989) that certain sports supplements are therapeutic goods (medicines).

Recording of online webinar presentation