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Dietary Supplement Industry and U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Warn Consumers about Dangerous, Illegal Ingredients Known as SARMs

November 8, 2017 Groups support strict enforcement action by FDA The dietary supplement industry’s leading trade associations and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) today joined in support of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent actions to protect consumers from body-building products containing Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) illegally marketed as dietary supplements. SARMs…

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Medications vs. Supplements

Given that they are both used for health purposes, it would be easy to assume that medications and supplements are regulated the same way and produced to the same standards, but unfortunately this is not the case. Unlike medications, supplements are regulated post-market, which means that no regulatory body evaluates the contents or safety of supplements before they are sold to consumers.

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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…