USADA Launches New Supplement Education App in Conjunction with Federal Dietary Supplement Initiative

November 17, 2015 Today USADA, along with five federal agencies, announced the results of a national dietary supplement initiative.  USADA stands together with the Department of Justice, Food & Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and Department of Defense to rid the U.S. marketplace from poorly manufactured or dangerous dietary supplements, especially…

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and Human Performance Resource Center at the Uniformed Services University Launch New Supplement, Education, and Awareness Partnership

February 9, 2015 The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and the Consortium for Health and Military Performance’s Human Performance Resource Center (HPRC) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) today announced an important new partnership created to provide robust educational resources designed to help service members understand and navigate the potential dangers associated…

Statement From USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart On The Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act Introduced Today By Senators Hatch And Whitehouse

February 11, 2014 “The legislation introduced today by Senators Hatch and Whitehouse is an important step in helping to protect athletes at all levels, parents and all consumers from unscrupulous companies who are selling dangerous designer steroids disguised as supplements.  As part of our mission for clean athletes, we work to help athletes understand the…

Athlete Advisory – Methylhexaneamine And Dietary Supplements

June 16, 2011 Beware – Your Supplement Could Cause a Positive Test This advisory comes after multiple announcements that athletes around the world have tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a prohibited stimulant. Methylhexaneamine is known by many names including 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA), dimethylpentylamine (DMP) 4-methylhexan-2-amine, Geranamine, and geranium oil, extract, or stems and leaves.  Many products sold…

Supplement Safety Now Supports the Passage of Legislation for Supplement Industry Improvements

November 30, 2010 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and Supplement Safety Now (SSN) applaud the United States Senate, including Senators McCain, Dorgan, Harkin, Enzi and Hatch for  passing  S. 510, the Food and Drug Administration Food Safety and Modernization Act. The Food Safety legislation allows for a quick solution to several of the concerns…

Supplement Safety Now Supports U.S. Senators’ Agreement Seeking Supplement Industry Improvements

March 11, 2010 The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and Supplement Safety Now (SSN) are pleased to support the agreement reached today by Senators McCain, Dorgan, Harkin, Enzi and Hatch which allows for a quick solution to several of the concerns raised in an effort to better protect consumers from dangerous dietary supplements sold in…

Supplement Safety Now Coalition Praises Introduction of Dietary Supplement Safety Act by Sen. McCain

February 3, 2010 The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and members of the Supplement Safety Now (www.SupplementSafetyNow.com) coalition today applauded Sen. John McCain for introducing legislation, the Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010, that would go a long way in protecting Americans from consuming tainted over-the-counter supplement products labelled as “healthy” but containing designer steroids and…

Sen McCain To Hold Press Conference Regarding FDA Supplement Regulations

February 2, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and others will hold a press conference tomorrow to discuss legislation to improve the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) current regulations ensuring all dietary supplements sold over-the-counter, in retail stores and online are safe and effective. The legislation would require manufacturers of dietary supplements…