Using Supplements Wisely

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FDA: Tainted products marketed as dietary supplements potentially dangerous
Agency working with trade associations to increase company vigilance and protect public
http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm236967.htm
In a letter sent today to dietary supplement manufacturers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expressed concern about undeclared or deceptively labeled ingredients in products marketed as dietary supplements. These substances include the active ingredients in FDA-approved drugs or their analogs (closely-related drugs), or other compounds, such as novel synthetic steroids, that do not qualify as dietary ingredients.       [Press Release from the FDA, written by Siobhan DeLancey]

Get the Facts on Using Dietary Supplements Wisely from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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