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Senator McCain to Introduce Legislation Regarding “FDA’s Current Regulations on Dietary Supplements”

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) has announced his intention to introduce legislation amending the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act in areas that would affect dietary supplements, including the sports nutrition category. The bill would: establish new facility registration requirements to identify all brands, products, and ingredients; redefine “new dietary ingredients” based on a FDA list…

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Chemicals for “Research Purposes Only”

The proliferation of chemical products being sold online “for research purposes only” has generated countless inquiries about what’s legal and what’s not.  An Interview with Rick Collins by Citruscide* The proliferation of chemical products being sold online “for research purposes only” has generated countless inquiries about what’s legal and what’s not. Nobody wants to get…

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Beyond the End of Prohormones

Q: Do you expect to see consumers arrested by the cops for getting caught with a stash of prohormones that they stocked up on? A: Unlikely in the near future. While anyone who possesses the newly controlled products will be a drug criminal, for now the products are controlled only at the federal level (with…

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Androstenedione Banned by FDA

The FDA has proclaimed that any dietary supplement containing androstenedione is “adulterated,” and cannot be legally marketed. The agency sent warning letters to nearly two dozen companies asking them to cease distribution, threatening criminal prosecution for violations. A White Paper has been written to support FDA’s safety concerns, which are based on the “androgenic and…