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February 3, 2012

The Department of Defense investigation's of a sports supplement ingredient — associated with the death of two soldiers — has been making headlines in the past week as the U.S. Military's independent paper Stars & Stripes ran an update of the news on Jan. 29 and the New York Times picked up on the story Feb. 2.

DALLAS — The Department of Defense's investigation of a sports supplement ingredient — associated with the death of two soldiers — has been making headlines in the past week as the U.S. Military's independent paper Stars & Stripes ran an update of the news on Jan. 29 and the New York Times picked up on the story Feb. 2. 

August 5, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s president and CEO Steve Mister supplied the “opposing view” to...

McLEAN, Va. The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s president and CEO Steve Mister supplied the “opposing view” to a USA Today opinion piece published online Thursday regarding a recent Consumer Reports attack on the dietary supplement industry.

 

August 3, 2010

The Natural Products Association on Wednesday challenged a Consumer Reports report in the September 2010...

WASHINGTON The Natural Products Association on Wednesday challenged a Consumer Reports report in the September 2010 issue around dietary supplements as “an attack on dietary supplements -- including a call for additional regulation of the industry -- that presents a far from balanced and accurate representation of the industry or the laws that regulate it.”

Many of the products mentioned in the report, the NPA added, aren’t even dietary supplements but adulterated drugs being sold in violation of standing regulation.

July 8, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned that Que She, marketed as an herbal...

February 28, 2010

Former presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., last month introduced...

November 8, 2009

This kind of news is more notable for what it doesn’t mean than what it...

NEW YORK This kind of news is more notable for what it doesn’t mean than what it means. And what it doesn’t mean is good news for the dietary supplement industry, because what it doesn’t mean is the industry is “unregulated,” or even “loosely regulated,” for those of you keeping track of how often reporters on some of the major dailies get it wrong.

 

November 8, 2009

The ultimate impact in allowing local municipalities to regulate what’s prescription and what isn’t, will...

NEW YORK The ultimate impact in allowing local municipalities to regulate what’s prescription and what isn’t, will more than quadruple the price of nonprescription medicines, and not just decongestants. And that’s outrageous.

 

June 18, 2009

With the agency’s latest warning letter, one thing is becoming clear: There’s a new sheriff...

NEW YORK With the agency’s latest warning letter, one thing is becoming clear: There’s a new sheriff in town. And this sheriff isn’t packing a pea-shooter.