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  1. Nationwide Recall of GEC Laxoplex Due to Presence of Anabolic Steroids

    Genetic Edge Compounds is voluntarily recalling all lot codes distributed between February 2, 2015- May 2, 2017 of...

  2. FDA Alert - Organic Herbal Supply Issues Voluntary Recall of Various Supplements for Sexual Enhancement

    Organic Herbal Supply, Inc. announced today that it is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of...

  3. PEAs Harder to Control Than Were Steroids, Experts Say

    The presence and proliferation of phenylethylamines in sports nutrition products continues to be a thorn in the side...

  4. NIH Unveils Dietary Supplements Webpage for Health Professionals

    March 23, 2017 04:30 pm News Staff – NIH's Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) has created a...

  5. Association of Testosterone Replacement With Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Men With Androgen Deficiency

    Controversy exists regarding the safety of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) following recent reports of an...

  6. Congressional Subcommittee Schedules Hearing to Examine Anti-Doping Measures

    A U.S. Congressional subcommittee will hear testimony next week from representatives of anti-doping and sports...

  7. Former Abusers of AAS Exhibit Decreased Testosterone Levels and Hypogonadal Symptoms Years After Cessation

    Abstract Aims Abuse of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) is highly prevalent among male recreational...

  8. Tainted Products Marketed as Dietary Supplements

    Multiple products marketed as dietary supplements were recalled by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration this week....

  9. Sports Leagues Have New Scientific Reason to Get Tough on Steroid Use

    According to the new research study entitled "Brain Connectivity Aberrations in Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Users,"...

  10. SCAN and CPSDA Joint Response Regarding 30% Protein Rule

    Background: Discussion at the December 2014 Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports...

  11. NPA Launches SSCI with GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Walmart & Whole Foods

    The Natural Products Association has officially launched the Supplement Safety and Compliance Initiative (SSCI),...

  12. 13 Products Tainted With Hidden Ingredients

    The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has issued 13 public notifications regarding products that contain hidden...

  13. FDA Names Permanent Director to Oversee Dietary Supplements

    Steven Tave, a lawyer who has been temporarily leading FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP) since the...

  14. Body Image Disorders and Abuse of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids Among Men

    "During the last several decades, the image of the idealized male body in many countries has shifted toward a...

  15. Dietary Supplements: 2016 Year in Review

    "In 2016, the dietary supplement industry took proactive measures to stay ahead of controversy and to reaffirm...

  16. Furanyl Fentanyl Joins U-47,700 as the Second Illicit Opioid Banned by DEA

    "The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency < a...

  17. Top 2016 Legal and Regulatory Trends in Dietary Supplement Industry

    Natural Products Insider has put together an image gallery with descriptions detailing the top 2016 legal and...

  18. Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library) in Second Phase of Beta-Testing

    The much anticipated Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library) - a product label database - is moving into the second...

  19. WADA Publishes Independent Observer Team Report for 2016 Rio Olympic Summer Games

    Montreal, 27 October 2016 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes its Independent Observer Team’s (IO...

  20. FDA Warns of Testosterone Abuse

    [10-25-2016] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved class-wide labeling changes for all prescription...

  21. Trends in Dietary Supplement Use Among US Adults

    Question What changes have occurred in the use of dietary supplements by US adults between 1999 and 2012?...

  22. NFL Drug and Steroid Policies Update

    The NFL and NFL Players Association have updated their 2016 Drug and Steroid Policies. This update includes, but is...

  23. WADA Publishes 2017 Prohibited List

    The World Anti-Doping Agency has published the 2017 Prohibited List and a summary of the executive changes that will...

  24. Is DMAA Coming Back?

    DMAA has been illegal for use as an ingredient in dietary supplements for more than 3 years. It still is, but just...

  25. 5 Things to Think About from FDA's New NDI Draft Guidance

    Haven’t read the latest NDI draft guidance? You’re not the only one. President of the United Natural Products...

  26. FDA Rules Vinpocetine Not a Legal Dietary Ingredient

    In a notice on the Federal Register , FDA requested comment on “our tentative conclusion that vinpocetine is not a...

  27. WADA Publishes 2015 Annual Report

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today published its 2015 Annual Report, under the theme Shaping the Future for...

  28. FDA Warns of Fatal Risks From Mixing Opioids and Sedatives

    Health officials are strengthening warnings about the potentially fatal consequences of mixing prescription...

  29. DEA Will Ban Chemicals Contained in Kratom

    The Drug Enforcement Administration on Tuesday announced its intention to temporarily ban the chemicals contained in...

  30. A Guide to Doping's Grey Area

    Before the 2016 Olympics had even begun last Friday, they were beset by doping controversies: virtually every...

  31. FDA Releases New NDI Draft Guidance

    "According to he FDA, there are over 55,600 dietary supplements on the market, and about 5,500 new dietary...

  32. Industry Resources on the Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has compiled a resource of frequently asked questions regarding the newest...

  33. Consumer Reports Names '15 Supplement Ingredients to Avoid'

    The article, 15 Supplement Ingredients to Always Avoid , listed: Aconite; Caffeine Powder; Chaparral; Coltsfoot;...

  34. FDA Expected to Release NDI Guidance for Dietary Supplement Industry

    FDA is expected to issue a revised draft document governing new dietary ingredient (NDI) notifications to the...

  35. Richard McLaren Independent Person Report

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has publicly presented the independent report from Richard McLaren. This report...

  36. Impact of the Dietary Supplement Industry

    The dietary supplement industry has been creating good paying jobs for decades. Dietary supplement manufacturers...

  37. CRN Names UL for Dietary Supplement Product Registry

    UL has been retained to develop and administer the dietary supplement product registry, which is expected to be up...

  38. WADA Issues Latest Edition of Play True Magazine

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today released the  latest edition of Play True magazine .  Every edition...

  39. Use of Performance-Enhancing Substances

    Performance-enhancing substances (PESs) are used commonly by children and adolescents in attempts to improve...

  40. What's Going on in the Dietary Supplement Industry?

    The following article is based on a recent presentation I gave at the annual members retreat of the United Natural...

  41. AMA Adopts New Policy Discouraging Non-Medical Usage of Nootropics

    Responding to the safety concerns generated by a growing use of nootropics, physicians at the 2016 AMA Annual...

  42. CRN: Dietary Supplements Industry Contributes $122 Billion, 750K Jobs to US Economy

    The report, commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition and produced by John Dunham and Associates, found...

  43. Amendment to Limit Military Access to Dietary Supplement Withdrawn

    An amendment tot he National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to impose restrictions on the sale of dietary...

  44. FDA Criminal Office Said to Be Examining Drug Ostarine in Dietary Supplements

    FDA’s Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) has been reportedly looking into complaints that marketers of sports...

  45. 2014 Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVS) Report

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published its second annual Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) Report, which...

  46. 2015 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements

    The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) just released their 2015 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements....

  47. CRN Announces Industry-Wide Dietary Supplement Product Registry to be Launched This Year

    Washington, D.C., April 13, 2016—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for...

  48. Methylsynephrine in Dietary Supplements

    Methylsynephrine is a substance that does not meet the statutory definition of a dietary ingredient. The Federal...

  49. How to Avoid Dangerous Drug Interactions

    You rely on your prescription medicines to help you feel better, so it may come as a surprise that mixing it with...

  50. Sports Nutrition: FDA Regulation of Adulterated Products

    Drop in on a fitness show or expo hall and you will see booth after booth of the latest and greatest sports...