Alerts

FDA warns consumers about caffeine powder. 

FDA advises consumers to stop using any supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro or VERSA-1. Please see the following advisories: FDA -10/08/13, FDA - 10/11/13 and CDC - 10/08/13.

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Announcements

New article on reporting side effects of supplements
Just published in The New England Journal of Medicine: A recent article brings up dietary supplement issues you need to be aware of and discusses how dietary supplement side effects could be monitored better. A PDF of the April 3rd article is available free online.

3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
August 18-21, 2014
The ICSPP delivers innovative scientific programming on soldiers’ physical performance with experts from around the world.

DMAA list updated for April 2014

Fueling Performance Photo Campaign
Share photos of how you fuel your performance and be featured on our Facebook page!

Dietary supplement module
Earn continuing education credits (if eligible) for this two-hour online module.

Operation LiveWell

Performance Triad

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HPRC's human performance optimization (HPO) website is for U.S. Warfighters, their families, and those in the field of HPO who support them. The goal is Total Force Fitness: Warfighters optimized to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible.

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Supplement Alerts

Alerts on dietary supplements to keep you informed on recalls, market withdrawals, and safety alerts.

Report adverse events to dietary supplements here:

Natural Medicines Watch

MedWatch

The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database provides this user-friendly option to reporting adverse events to the FDA.

Alerts:

Two new dietary supplement reports
Two reports released by the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services show that some dietary supplement products have illegal claims on labels and don’t provide accurate company information to the FDA.
Products containing DMAA temporarily removed from AAFES stores
The AAFES is pulling products that contain DMAA from its shelves and will no longer see anything with this potentially dangerous substance.
USADA Athletic Advisory: Methylhexaneamine and dietary supplements
Athletes are advised to avoid consuming supplements that contain the prohibited stimulant methylhexaneamine, also known as DMAA.
FDA Press Release: Don’t use products marketed as antimicrobial dietary supplements
The FDA is warning consumers not to buy or use products claiming to antimicrobial and marketed as dietary supplements.
FDA Press Release: FDA Warns about Counterfeit ExtenZe Dietary Supplements
The FDA is warning consumers about a counterfeit product marketed as the dietary supplement product “ExtenZe”