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Dietary Supplements Resources

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Dietary Supplements Classification System

Make informed decisions about supplements with the Dietary Supplement Classification Table.

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What’s a “new dietary ingredient”?
Some dietary supplements can contain at least one “new dietary ingredient.” If you haven’t heard this term before, you’re not alone.
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Dietary Supplements News

FDA reports dietary supplement manufacturing violations
About half of those dietary supplement manufacturers inspected by FDA found to have manufacturing violations.
Alert: Dendrobium for performance?
A new dietary ingredient—a stimulant—has emerged in dietary supplement products marketed to boost athletic performance.
FDA Warns Companies about DMAA Safety
Marketers and distributors of products containing DMAA warned by FDA.
DMAA list updates
HPRC has again updated its list of DMAA containing products. The latest news includes New Zealand’s ban on DMAA-containing products.
Senator Durbin urges FDA to investigate energy drinks
Senator Dick Durbin has asked the FDA to investigate the caffeine content and other ingredients in energy drinks due to serious concerns about their safety.

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