Athlete and Expert Videos







Kicker Vencill, an elite international-level swimmer, shares his story of being sanctioned after testing positive for a prohibited substance caused by a contaminated supplement.

Jareem Gunter, a college baseball player hospitalized for liver failure after taking spiked supplements, tells his story.

In this Consumer Update video, FDA Product Safety Expert Deborah Autor, J.D., helps explain the agency's warning, issued July 28, 2009, to stop using body- building products that claim to contain steroids or steroid-like substances




Pieter A. Cohen, M.D., Harvard Medical School, characterizes taking dietary supplements as playing "American Roulette" following his scientific study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

In this video, viewers get an in-depth look at a hypothetical dietary supplement bottle and explore the real-life issues associated with dietary supplement packaging used for products being sold in stores today. The video highlights the tricks and loopholes that supplement companies take advantage of when trying to persuade potential customers to buy their products.