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May 22, 2020   Best Alternative Milks? ConsumerLab Tests Reveal What's Really in Plant-Based Milks
April 28, 2020   Best and Worst Multivitamins Revealed by ConsumerLab -- Problems Found With 44% of Multis Tested
April 14, 2020   ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Best Probiotic Supplements and Those With Quality Issues
April 3, 2020   Tests of Holy Basil Supplements Show 63% Fail on Quality -- ConsumerLab Tests Reveal the Best and Worst Holy Basil Supplements
March 25, 2020   Trouble Sleeping? ConsumerLab Tests Reveal the Best Melatonin Supplements
March 20, 2020   ConsumerLab Reveals Problems at 52% of Supplement Manufacturing Sites in U.S. and 42% Abroad
March 12, 2020   ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Big Differences Among Elderberry Supplements
March 4, 2020   CBD Most Often Used for Pain, Then Sleep, According to CL Survey. Half of Users Think It Works.
March 3, 2020   Best and Worst Chia Seed Products Revealed by ConsumerLab
February 29, 2020   Collagen and Magnesium Rise in Popularity, as Fish Oil and Curcumin Dip in Latest ConsumerLab Survey of Supplement Users
February 25, 2020   Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2020 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users
January 23, 2020   We Found the Best Dark Chocolates and Cocoas With the Least Contamination
November 12, 2019   Best Magnesium Supplements Revealed by ConsumerLab
October 22, 2019   Best Vision Supplements Identified by ConsumerLab
October 4, 2019   ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Best Collagen Supplements for Wrinkles and Joints
September 27, 2019   Best Turmeric and Curcumin Supplements and Spices Identified by ConsumerLab
September 11, 2019   Some Nutrition Bars Contain More Carbs and Less Fiber Than Listed, ConsumerLab Tests Reveal
August 22, 2019   Best Reishi Mushroom Supplements Identified by ConsumerLab
July 31, 2019   ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Best CoQ10 and Ubiquinol Supplements
July 10, 2019   Best Selenium Supplements Identified by ConsumerLab
June 25, 2019   ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Best B Vitamin Supplements -- 19% of B Vitamin Supplements Fail CL's Tests of Quality
May 15, 2019   ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Big Differences in Digestive Enzyme Supplements
April 26, 2019   Best Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements (Sterols, Stanols & Policosanol) Identified by ConsumerLab
April 25, 2019   Best Coconut Water? ConsumerLab Tests Popular Products, Reveals Top Pick
April 1, 2019   Not All Quercetin Supplements Contain What They Claim, ConsumerLab Tests Reveal
March 11, 2019   Best NAC (N-acetyl cysteine) Supplements Identified by ConsumerLab
March 7, 2019   Best Coconut and MCT Oils Identified by ConsumerLab
February 25, 2019   Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2019 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users
February 24, 2019   CBD and Collagen Rise in Popularity, as Probiotics and Coconut Oil Dip in Latest ConsumerLab Survey of Supplement Users
January 31, 2019   Contamination Still an Issue in Some Greens and Whole Food Products, ConsumerLab Tests Reveal
January 15, 2019   Not All Lycopene Supplements Contain What They Claim, ConsumerLab Tests Reveal
January 3, 2019   ConsumerLab Tests Reveal the Best Protein Powders, Shakes and Drinks -- 20% of Protein Powders and Drinks Fail CL's Tests of Quality
December 12, 2018   Best Taurine Supplements for People and Pets Identified by ConsumerLab
November 19, 2018   Tests Reveal Best Fish Oil Supplements and How They Compare to Prescription Fish Oil
October 26, 2018   Best Vitamin A Supplements, Including Cod Liver Oils, Identified by ConsumerLab
October 2, 2018   Best Joint Health Supplements Identified -- ConsumerLab Tests Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM and Boswellia Supplements for People and Pets
September 12, 2018   Little Omega-3 and High Mercury Found In Some Canned Tuna -- Better Choices Selected for Tuna and Salmon
August 24, 2018   Few Red Yeast Rice Supplements Provide Enough Cholesterol-Lowering Compounds to Likely Be Effective, ConsumerLab Tests Reveal
July 31, 2018   Best L-Tryptophan and 5-HTP Supplements Identified by ConsumerLab -- ConsumerLab Tests Strength and Purity of Supplements for Sleep and Mood
July 10, 2018   Best Chromium Supplements Identified by ConsumerLab
May 31, 2018   ConsumerLab Identifies the Best Valerian Supplements -- Strength, Quality and Cost Vary Widely Among Popular Brands
May 10, 2018   Big Differences Found Among Green Teas -- ConsumerLab Tests Identify Best Green Tea in Bags, Matcha, Supplements, and Bottles --
May 2, 2018   Best Probiotic Supplements and Kombuchas? -- ConsumerLab Tests 41 Popular Products, Reveals Problems and Top Picks
March 27, 2018   You Can't Always Rely on Bone Broth Labels -- ConsumerLab Tests Reveal How Much Protein, Collagen and Sodium Is Really In Bone Broths
March 7, 2018   Finding Real Ginkgo Isn't Easy, ConsumerLab's Tests Reveal
February 25, 2018   Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2018 Based on Consumer Satisfaction
February 24, 2018   Magnesium, Curcumin, and Apple Cider Vinegar Rise in Popularity, While Probiotics Dip and Calcium Continues to Decline in Latest Survey of Supplement Users
February 15, 2018   Tests Reveal How Much CBD is Really in CBD and Hemp Oils -- Some Don't Provide Amounts of CBD Listed on Labels
January 21, 2018   Best Apple Cider Vinegar? Beware of Poison! -- Tests Reveal the Best and Worst Apple Cider Vinegars and Pills and Why Some Could Be Dangerous
January 4, 2018 Reveals Its Top Picks for Best Iron Supplements
December 12, 2017   Berberine and Goldenseal: Avoid Fakes! -- Testing Reveals the Best and Worst Supplements
November 27, 2017   Flaxseed and Other Popular Omega 3 & 6 Oil Supplements Tested, But Not All Brands Pass -- Tests of Black Currant Oil, Borage Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Flaxseed Oil, and Hemp Oil Supplements
November 1, 2017   Gummies Are Most Likely to Fail Testing in Review of Multivitamins -- Best and Worst Multivitamins Identified by ConsumerLab Testing
October 19, 2017 Reveals Best Zinc Lozenges and Supplements for Shortening Colds and Correcting Deficiency
September 26, 2017 Explains How to Take Melatonin and Reveals Its Top Supplement Picks
September 11, 2017 Tests L-Arginine "Blood Flow" Supplements, Identifying Its Top Picks
August 23, 2017 Tests Reveal Best Low-Dose Lithium Supplements for "Mood"
July 19, 2017   New Tests Reveal Whether Dark Chocolates and Cocoas Are Toxic or Healthful
June 21, 2017   Which Magnesium Is Best? Tests Popular Brands and Reveals Its Top Pick
June 1, 2017   Best Vitamin K Supplement? Tests Popular Products and Reveals Its Top Picks
May 26, 2017 Tests Reveal the Best Calcium Supplements
May 17, 2017   Best Vitamin D? Tests Popular Vitamin D Supplements and Reveals Its Top Picks
April 25, 2017   Caution with Kelp Supplements: May Contain Too Much Iodine
April 4, 2017 Reveals Best and Worst Turmeric and Curcumin Supplements & Spices -- 31% Fail Tests of Quality
March 15, 2017 Reveals Best and Worst Vitamin C Supplements -- 20% Fail Tests of Quality
February 25, 2017   Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2017 Based on Consumer Satisfaction
February 24, 2017   Vitamin D Supplements Maintain Top Spot in Popularity, as Probiotics Surpass Multivitamins to #4 Behind Fish Oil and CoQ10 in Latest Survey
February 23, 2017 Reveals Best and Worst B Vitamin Supplements and Why Current Labels Often Mislead
February 3, 2017 Shows How Much Choline is Really in Supplements -- Tests Phosphatidylcholine (From Soy Lecithin), Citicoline, Alpha-GPC and Other Choline-Containing Supplements, Identifying Top Picks
January 10, 2017   Your Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Not Be, According to Review By -- Top Picks Noted for Best Quality and Value
December 21, 2016   Best CoQ10? Tests Popular CoQ10 and Ubiquinol Supplements and Reveals Its Top Picks
December 6, 2016   Which Brands of Alpha Lipoic Acid are Best? -- Tests Lipoic Acid Supplements for Quality, Identifying Top Picks
November 15, 2016 Finds Arsenic in Testing of Potassium Supplements -- Safer Choices Identified. Many Americans May Need More Potassium
November 3, 2016   Is Astaxanthin Helpful for Inflammation or Other Conditions -- and Which Brands Are Best? -- Reviews the Evidence and Tests the Quality of Popular Astaxanthin Supplements
October 11, 2016   What Are the Benefits of Resveratrol and Which Brands Are Best? -- Reviews the Evidence and Tests the Quality of Popular Resveratrol Supplements
September 26, 2016   60% of St. John's Wort Supplements Fail Tests of Quality
September 13, 2016   Best Fish Oil? Tests 44 Popular Omega-3 Supplements and Identifies Its Top Picks
August 30, 2016   Surprising Results in Oat Cereals Study by -- Popular Brands Tested for Fungal Toxin, Gluten and Heavy Metals
August 8, 2016   ConsumerLab Finds Lead, Cadmium and Arsenic Contamination in Greens and Whole Foods Supplements
July 29, 2016 Discovers Problems with Most Multivitamins for Dogs and Cats
July 27, 2016 Helps Consumers Make Sense of the FDA's Updated Daily Values (DV) for Vitamins and Minerals
July 26, 2016   36% of Meal Replacement Powders and Shakes Fail's Tests of Quality
July 5, 2016   80% of Milk Thistle Supplements Fail Tests of Quality -- Most Found to Be Low in Key Component
June 15, 2016   28% of Protein Powders and Drinks Fail's Tests of Quality
June 3, 2016   What Works for Joint Health? Reviews Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM and Boswellia Supplements for People and Pets
March 22, 2016   Rhodiola: Does It Help With Depression and Anxiety and Which Brands Are Best? -- Reviews the Evidence and Tests the Quality of Popular R. Rosea Supplements --
March 1, 2016   Does Echinacea Really Help With Colds and Which Brands Are Best?
February 25, 2016   Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2016 Based on Consumer Satisfaction
February 24, 2016   Vitamin D Supplements Jump to Top Spot in Popularity, Surpassing Fish Oil, as Probiotics Rise to #5 Spot Behind CoQ10 and Multivitamins in Survey
February 9, 2016   Lysine: Does It Work for Cold Sores and Which Brands Are Best? -- Reviews the Evidence and Tests Supplements Often Used to Prevent Herpes Eruptions
January 19, 2016   SAM-e Supplements Providing Best Quality and Value Identified by
January 12, 2016   Problems Found with 32% of Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplements -- Identifies Good Choices for Men, Women, and Children
January 5, 2016   Cinnamon Spices and Supplements Found to Vary Widely in Levels of Potentially Helpful and Harmful Compounds Reports
December 17, 2015 Focuses on Vision Supplements, Spotting the Best and the Worst
November 6, 2015   Some Surprising Results from Tests of 43 Probiotic Supplements and Kefir Drinks
October 14, 2015   Is Matcha a Better Form of Green Tea? Answers the Question
September 19, 2015 Tests Popular Prostate Supplements with Saw Palmetto and Beta-Sitosterol
August 28, 2015   Not All Vitamin E Supplements Are Alike, Especially "Natural" Ones, Tests Reveal
August 13, 2015   Feeling Stressed? Reviews the Evidence for L-Theanine and Test Popular Products
July 31, 2015 Tests Reveal What's Really in Menopause Supplements and Creams -- Soy Isoflavone, Red Clover, Black Cohosh, and Progesterone Products Reviewed
July 22, 2015 Tests DHEA Supplements, Warns of Differences in Dose and Price
July 1, 2015   Tests of Maca "Enhancement" Supplements Find Real Maca, But Some Lead Contamination and Seemingly Excessive Amounts of Rice Filler
June 10, 2015 Tests Reveal Best and Worst Magnesium Supplements
May 28, 2015 Shows How to Choose the Right Melatonin Supplement for Sleep
May 5, 2015's Tests of Digestive Enzyme Supplements Reveal What Labels Don't
April 28, 2015   Best Supplements for Bone Health? Finds Products with Multiple Ingredients More Likely to Contain Wrong Amounts
March 17, 2015   CoQ10 & Ubiquinol Supplements Vary in Quality, as Well as Dose, Absorption, and Price According to
March 5, 2015 Shows Chinese Consumers What's Really in Foods and Supplements -- U.S. Testing Company Expands to China, Launches
February 28, 2015   Use of Magnesium and Probiotics Rise, Multivitamins and Weight Loss Supplements Fall, According to Survey
February 25, 2015   Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2015 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users
February 19, 2015   Only 50% of Aloe Products Pass Tests
January 20, 2015 Identifies Best Vitamin A Supplements, But Cautions That Most People Don't Need Them
January 6, 2015   Only 25% of Ashwagandha Supplements Pass Review
December 10, 2014 Identifies Best Zinc Products for Colds, Eyes, and Zinc Deficiency -- Popular Zinc Supplements and Lozenges Tested and Compared
December 9, 2014   Round-up of Recent Product Tests by -- Results for B Vitamin Supplements & Energy Drinks, Garlic, NAC (N-acetyl cysteine), Iron and Omega-7 Fatty Acids
November 25, 2014   You Can't Judge a Dark Chocolate Bar by Its Label, According to Tests by -- Amounts of Cocoa Flavanols Vary Widely Among Popular Brands of Chocolate
August 20, 2014   Some Red Yeast Rice Supplements Up to 500X Stronger Than Others -- Popular Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements Tested and Compared
August 5, 2014 Finds Popular Cocoa Powders Contaminated; High Concentrations of Cadmium Raise Concern
July 22, 2014   Which Supplements Help Lower Cholesterol? Identifies Best Products by Reviewing Evidence and Testing Quality
July 7, 2014   Which Weight Loss Supplements Are Best? Reviews the Evidence and Tests the Quality of Popular Products
May 21, 2014   Your Cocoa May Be Contaminated! Reveals What’s Really in Cocoa and Chocolate Products
May 7, 2014   Flaxseed and Other Popular Seed Oil Supplements Tested by, But Not All Brands Pass -- Flaxseed, Black Currant, Borage and Evening Primrose Oils Reviewed
April 9, 2014   Best Fish Oil? Testing Finds Many High Quality Supplements, But Pitfalls Exist
February 26, 2014   Mislabeling of Some Joint Health Supplements with Glucosamine, Chondroitin, Boswellia, and MSM According to -- 38 Supplements Tested, Including Products for Dogs and Cats --
February 13, 2014   Calcium, Vitamin C, and Fish Oil Supplements Drop in Use, Probiotics Rise According to Survey
February 12, 2014   Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2014 Based on Consumer Satisfaction -- Results of the Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users
January 29, 2014   You May Be Getting More Vitamin C Than You Think from Some Supplements, Cautions -- 27% of Vitamin C Supplements Don't Meet Label Claims in Recent Tests --
January 15, 2014   Problems Found with the Quality and Labeling of Some "Muscle Enhancement" Supplements -- Review of Creatine and Branched-chain Amino Acid Supplements Published by
December 16, 2013   What's Really in Turmeric Supplements and Spices? You May Not Want to Know -- 33% of Turmeric/Curcumin Supplements Fail's Review; Filth Found in Spices
December 6, 2013   Retesting Confirms Lack of Ingredient in Garcinia Cambogia Supplement
November 25, 2013   Many Probiotic Supplements Fall Short on Listed Amounts of Helpful Organisms
November 19, 2013   Some Popular Weight Loss Supplements Contain as Little as 16% of Listed Ingredient, According to
October 23, 2013   Valerian “Sleep” Supplements Vary Widely in Key Compounds and Two Fail Tests for Lead Contamination
October 8, 2013 Reports Problems and “Top Picks” Among Bars for Energy, Fiber, Protein, Meal-Replacement, and Whole Food
September 19, 2013   What's Really in Resveratrol Supplements? Some Contain Little Resveratrol or Do Not Meet Quality Standards According to
August 21, 2013   Labels on Potassium Supplements May Confuse, But Product Quality is High According to
July 31, 2013   Watch Out for Fake Bilberry Supplements, Cautions
July 8, 2013   Contamination a Common Problem in "Greens" and "Whole Foods" Products According to
June 11, 2013   31% of Protein Powders and Drinks Fail Tests by
May 21, 2013   Green Teas Vary in Strength and Amount of Lead Contamination, According to
March 5, 2013   CoQ10 & Ubiquinol Supplements Should Be Chosen Carefully, Cautions -- Less Than 4% of Listed Ingredient Found in Widely-Sold Product
February 11, 2013 Reports Problems with Some Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements -- Wrong Amounts of Vitamin D, Pills Which Don’t Break Apart, and Lead Contamination Found
February 1, 2013   Top-rated Vitamin and Supplement Brands and Merchants for 2013 Based on Consumer Satisfaction
January 31, 2013   Use of CoQ10, Digestive Enzymes, Probiotics and B Vitamins on the Rise According to Survey
January 14, 2013   Lycopene Supplements Vary in Quality and Price According to
December 21, 2012 Tests Reveal What's Really In Green Tea Supplements and Bottled Drinks
November 26, 2012   Tests Show Many Milk Thistle Supplements Low in Key Component -- Seven of Eleven Products Fail Testing of Herb Used in Diabetes and Liver Diseases
November 6, 2012   50% of Green Coffee Bean Supplements Don't Contain Expected Amounts of Ingredient for Weight Loss, According to
October 17, 2012 Tests and Compares Vision Supplements - Guides Consumers Through a Variety of Ingredients and Formulas
October 4, 2012   Five Years After Reported a Problem, FDA Agrees Generic Version of Wellbutrin XL Is Not Equivalent and Is Pulled Off Market — Important Lessons about Generics
September 27, 2012 Reveals How Much Caffeine is in Energy Drinks -- Also Finds Some Drinks and Dietary Supplements Don't Contain Claimed Amounts of B Vitamins
August 31, 2012 tests selenium supplements -- Finds one with less than 25% of listed amount
August 22, 2012   Contamination and Other Problems Found in Fish Oil Supplements -- Large Review by Reveals Excessive PCBs or Mislabeling in Over 30% of Omega-3 Supplements
June 18, 2012   What is "Natural" Vitamin E? It Depends On the Brand Selling It, Finds -- New Review of Vitamin E Supplements, Oil and Cream, Including Tocopherols and Tocotrienols
May 30, 2012 Identifies Best and Worst Magnesium Supplements Based on Tests and Comparisons
May 8, 2012   Lead Contamination and Mislabeling in Joint Health Supplements with Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and MSM According to
April 26, 2012 reviews prostate supplements with saw palmetto and/or beta-sitosterol and finds few likely to be effective
March 12, 2012   Review of vitamin C supplements by finds many of high quality but a wide range in prices
February 9, 2012   Probiotics grow in popularity but don't always deliver on promises says -- New report provides guidance to consumers
February 5, 2012   Fish oil and multivitamins most popular supplements in survey -- Internet most popular place to shop
February 1, 2012   Top-rated vitamin and supplement brands and merchants on consumer satisfaction for 2012 -- Based on Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users
January 17, 2012   Do African mango supplements help with weight loss? investigates the evidence
December 20, 2011   Choose zinc supplements carefully -- finds only some have dosage proven to shorten colds, reduce eye disease
November 29, 2011 identifies many quality melatonin sleep supplements, but prices range from 4 cents to over $1 for the same dose
November 14, 2011 examines whether nitric oxide supplements make muscles bigger and increase endurance
October 31, 2011   Supplements for lactose intolerance vary in strength and cost, and some offer no benefit, according to
October 13, 2011   30% of SAM-e supplements selected for review fail to pass testing -- Cost of SAM-e found to vary 5-fold
September 21, 2011   Not all vitamin A supplements pass tests -- New report reviews beta-carotene and cod liver oil supplements
August 31, 2011 analyzes supplements for sexual dysfunction -- Only three out of ten products selected for testing pass
August 4, 2011   Some coconut waters don't deliver on promises according to
July 12, 2011 tests menopause supplements and creams: Most are "Approved," but some found contaminated or lacking claimed amount of ingredient
June 16, 2011 puts multivitamins to the test
May 23, 2011   Red yeast rice supplements weaker now than in 2008; Wide variation among brands and contamination discovered by -- Popular cholesterol-lowering supplements tested and compared
April 26, 2011   Problems discovered with eight vitamin D supplements in study by -- Incorrect amounts of vitamins, lead contamination, and labeling infractions identified.
March 30, 2011 finds 100-fold variation in cost of iron supplements
March 8, 2011 reviews CoQ10 and ubiquinol supplements -- Tests show quality to be high, but large differences found in dosage, formulation, and cost
February 16, 2011   Some turmeric and curcumin supplements fail quality review -- finds 20% of turmeric supplements selected for review deliver less than 15% of promised compounds
February 1, 2011   Top-rated vitamin and supplement brands and merchants on consumer satisfaction for 2011 -- Based on survey of vitamin and supplement users 
January 31, 2011   Vitamin D use increased 52% in past two years according to survey of supplement users -- Fish oil continued to surpass multivitamins as most popular supplement and Internet was most common place to buy supplements
January 25, 2011 evaluates quality of potassium supplements and identifies those offering best value
January 11, 2011   Spoilage and labeling errors found with some omega-3 and -6 supplements; Review of evening primrose, flaxseed, borage, and black currant oil supplements
December 14, 2010   DHEA supplements, touted for anti-aging and strength, reviewed by  Testing finds one brand with only 14.7% of labeled amount 
December 2, 2010 Finds Lower-priced Resveratrol Supplements Pass Tests While Some Higher-priced brands flunk
November 24, 2010 faults AHPA trade group for misrepresenting quality of valerian supplements
November 10, 2010   Only 22% of valerian herbal sleep supplements selected for review pass tests for quality by
October 26, 2010 reports deficiencies in some B-complex supplements and more caffeine than expected in "shot-sized" B vitamin "energy" drinks
September 28, 2010 finds quality problems with nearly 30% of fish oil supplements reviewed; "Fishy" claims identified -- Softgels and liquids for adults, children and pets tested, including krill oil and algal oil supplements 
August 16, 2010   Problems persist with ginseng supplements -- Review by finds 45% of products don't provide full amount of ingredient or are contaminated
July 21, 2010   Tests of "muscle enhancement" supplements show quality problems with some creatine and branched-chain amino acid products -- Review of Muscle Enhancement Supplements published by
June 30, 2010   Echinacea supplements vary widely in ingredients but found clear of contaminants according to -- New review guides consumers through wide range of dosage, species, preparations, and formulas in echinacea products
June 9, 2010 tests "greens" and "whole foods" products; Most offer healthful nutrients, but some found contaminated with heavy metals
May 5, 2010   Tests of protein powders and drinks show some lead contamination but no melamine -- New report covers whey, soy, and rice protein supplements for body building, endurance/recovery, meal-replacment and dieting
April 14, 2010 reports most St. John's wort supplements fail quality tests -- An effective antidepressant herb but heavy metal contamination and low potency are concerns
March 25, 2010   Cholesterol-lowering supplements reviewed by Many pass quality testing, one fails. Sterol and policosanol products analyzed.  Evidence for other cholesterol-lowering ingredients evaluated
March 2, 2010 finds carcinogenic form of chromium in supplements, including those for weight loss -- Reviews published of supplements containing chromium, green tea, 7-keto DHEA and stimulant formulas
February 1, 2010   Top-rated supplement brands and merchants for consumer satisfaction for 2010; Based on Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users
February 1, 2010   Fish oil becomes most popular dietary supplement in survey; Vitamin D and resveratrol use surge
January 20, 2010 finds quality of most CLA supplements for slimming to be high; One brand mislabeled -- Report is first published in series on supplements for weight loss and slimming
December 16, 2009   "Eye health" supplements vary widely in formula but product quality is high according to
December 2, 2009   Tests show many milk thistle supplements low in key component -- Nine of ten products fail testing of herb used in diabetes and liver diseases
November 16, 2009 finds many probiotics don't deliver listed ingredients
October 7, 2009 finds that only two-thirds of alpha-lipoic acid supplements selected for testing pass quality review -- Anti-oxidant supplements helpful to diabetics
September 15, 2009 finds many prostate supplements have correct ingredients, but four fail review -- New report on 19 saw palmetto and beta-sitosterol supplements
August 25, 2009 tests quality of acai berry supplements and beverages -- No contamination found but health benefits remain unproven.  Caution urged with laxative formulas and billing schemes.
August 4, 2009   Most vitamin E supplements pass testing, but what seems natural may be synthetic according to -- New review of vitamin E supplements, oils, and creams released today
July 10, 2009   Nine joint health supplements fail quality review -- Lead contamination, missing ingredients and other problems found in supplements for people as well as for dogs, cats and horses; Many others approved
May 19, 2009   Review of Magnesium Supplements by Shows One-Quarter Fail Quality Tests
April 28, 2009   40% of Green Tea and Selenium Products Fail Review of Cancer-Prevention Supplements; Lycopene Supplements Pass
March 31, 2009 Warns of Problems with Multivitamins and Vitamin Water -- Defects Found in Over 30% of Supplements Selected for Testing; Several Popular Children's Multis Exceed Tolerable Limits
March 10, 2009 reports deficiencies in some supplements containing calcium, vitamin D, or vitamin K -- Focus on bone health supplements and new uses for vitamins D and K
February 3, 2009   Survey shows fish oil nearly as popular as multivitamins among supplement users.  Most also take calcium and CoQ10 -- publishes 2009 Report on Vitamin & Supplement Users, including top-rated brands and merchants. 
January 13, 2009 reports largest test of CoQ10 and ubiquinol supplements -- Most supplements provide claimed ingredient, but large variation in dosage and forms may confuse consumers. provides guidance.
December 9, 2008   Tests of zinc supplements by show only some provide dosage proven to shorten colds, reduce eye disease.  Lead contamination found in one product.
December 8, 2008 asks USP to adopt safer lead limit for drugs and supplements.  Warns that lead contamination may worsen if USP accepts currently proposed allowance.
November 18, 2008   Adulteration Suspected with Some "Memory" Supplements -- Few Ginkgo and Huperzine Supplements Pass Tests; Quality High for Acetyl-L-Carnitine
October 28, 2008   Tests reveal quality problems with vitamin A supplements -- New report focuses on vitamin A, including beta-carotene and cod liver oil
October 2, 2008 finds melatonin supplements range in strength but ingredient quality is high
September 17, 2008's tests of menopause supplements reveal wide range in strength and quality; mislabeling and contamination discovered -- Soy and red clover isoflavones, black cohosh, and progesterone products tested
August 12, 2008 finds improvements in labeling of nutrition bars but potential pitfalls exist -- New report compares 20 bars, including those for protein, fiber, energy and whole food
August 5, 2008 Find Fifty Fish Oil Supplements Pass Quality Testing -- New Report Helps Consumers Choose Among Pills, Liquids, Foods and Beverages with Omega-3 Fatty Acids (EPA and DHA)
July 1, 2008   Tests of ten red yeast rice supplements by reveal significant statin levels, but some pills contaminated -- Popular cholesterol-lowering supplements compared in new report
May 5, 2008   Some iron supplements short on iron or contaminated according to
April 16, 2008   FDA's investigation of generic antidepresssant called inadequate by and The People's Pharmacy
March 17, 2008   As problems surface, and the people's pharmacy ask FDA to disclose differences between generic and original drugs
March 7, 2008 finds most vitamin C supplements pass quality tests but one short on ingredient and some exceed tolerable levels
February 6, 2008   Consumers warned of lead in some turmeric supplements — Highest lead level ever reported by; Lack of active compound also a problem
January 23, 2008 announces brands and merchants rated highest by dietary supplement consumers
January 8, 2008 finds most potassium supplements meet quality standards, but one with only 18% of ingredient — Results for 12 potassium supplements in new review
December 10, 2007 finds improvement in quality of omega-3 and -6 supplements — Results for 22 products made from evening primrose, flaxseed, borage and black currant oils
November 13, 2007 finds some "red wine" supplements deliver less resveratrol than expected; Wide range in dose and price
October 30, 2007   Recently tested magnesium supplements free of lead, but one product missing most of its ingredient according to — First Major Product Review of Potential "Life-Extending" Ingredient
October 12, 2007 finds generic antidepressant behaves differently from original drug. May explain complaints by patients. — Generic drug equality questioned
September 10, 2007   Tests of B-vitamins by finds several short on folic acid — New report covers B-complexes, thiamin, niacin, B-6, B-12, biotin and folic acid supplements
August 20, 2007   ConsumerLab tests products in booming nutrition drink market — most deliver what's promised but extra cholesterol found in some — New report covers drinks and powders for endurance/recovery, body building, meal-replacement and dieting
July 17, 2007   Concerned by weaknesses in FDA's new rules for dietary supplements, acts to "raise the bar on quality"
July 12, 2007 finds lutein & zeaxanthin supplements vary widely in strength but most meet ingredient claims — Right amount of antioxidant may help prevent macular degeneration and improve vision
June 12, 2007   Tests show many milk thistle supplements low in key component — Seven products fail testing of herb used in diabetes and liver diseases
May 15, 2007 finds some alpha lipoic acid supplements come up short — Improper formulation may cause ingredient degradation
April 24, 2007 reports improvement in quality of SAM-e supplements used for osteoarthritis and depression — Recent testing shows quality is up since studies in 2000 and 2003
April 11, 2007   Many arthritis supplements lack key listed ingredient — finds chondroitin missing or low in eight supplements; Glucosamine and MSM also tested
March 6, 2007 produces series of free online seminars about dietary supplements — First seminar on "joint health" now available
February 15, 2007 survey shows brands and merchants rated highest by dietary supplement users
February 14, 2007 reports on anti-depressant herb — St. John's Wort — Few supplements pass quality testing
January 19, 2007   Consumers warned of problems with multivitamins — uncovers defects in over half of products tested
December 12, 2006   Probiotic supplements grow in popularity but viable bacteria missing in many — cautions consumers to select probiotics carefully and store them properly
November 17, 2006 responds to vitamin industry claim to be "vindicated" in defamation case
November 13, 2006   Tests of "muscle" supplements finds some "weak" products but most contain expected creatine, HMB, or amino acids — Review of muscular enhancement supplements published by
October 20, 2006 report on CoQ10 supplements finds quality high but large range in suggested dosage
October 10, 2006   Care advised with natural cold remedies: finds few products with proper quality and directions — offers advice from tests of echinacea, garlic, ginseng, vitamin C, and zinc supplements
September 19, 2006   DHEA supplements, touted for anti-aging and strength, reviewed by — Testing finds one brand with 215% of the labeled amount
August 15, 2006   Over 70% of herbal sleep supplements fail tests for quality by — Results for 16 valerian products released today
August 1, 2006 evaluates cholesterol-lowering supplements — Test results available for over 90 products; Review of nine popular ingredients
June 22, 2006   What's in a garlic supplement? Consumerlab finds few brands have it right and many mislead
May 24, 2006   Problems persist with ginseng supplements — finds nearly half of products lack ingredient or contaminated
May 18, 2006   Court denies vitamin trade group's motion to stop defamation suit brought by
April 26, 2006 tests cancer-prevention supplements; several contaminated with lead or low in ingredient
— Report available for green tea, selenium, and lycopene supplements
March 29, 2006 reports on 29 popular melatonin sleep supplements
March 13, 2006 reports on supplements for bone health containing calcium and vitamin D— Results posted for 32 supplements for adults and children; One found contaminated with lead
February 6, 2006 finds most prostate supplements have correct ingredients, but three fail testing — Results posted for 22 supplements containing saw palmetto and beta-sitosterol
January 25, 2006   Sexual enhancement supplements analyzed by
January 3, 2006   Tests of memory enhancing supplements by reveals lead in some ginkgo
December 5, 2005 reaffirms problems with Trimspa X32
November 15, 2005   Testing by identifies many problems with popular supplements for weight loss, slimming, and blood sugar control
August 31, 2005 testing of alpha lipoic acid supplements from Japan finds no ingredient in one product; Most others meet claims — Japanese consumers urged to research product quality
August 16, 2005 tests potassium supplements — Report now online for sixteen products
July 18, 2005 tests menopause supplements — Alternatives to hormonal therapy — Report available for 38 products including soy and red clover isoflavones, black cohosh, and progesterone creams
July 12, 2005 finds some supplements lower in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids than claimed — Report available for 23 products made from oils of black currant, borage, evening primrose and flax
June 20, 2005   Quality problems widespread among ginseng products sold in Japan. — Nearly two-thirds of products fail testing due to pesticide contamination and missing or substandard ingredients
June 15, 2005   Two magnesium supplements fail testing due to lead contamination. Nineteen others pass. Report now available.
May 10, 2005 begins publishing test reports on Japanese vitamins and supplements — Review of CoQ10 products Now Available Online in Japanese at More Reports Scheduled
April 27, 2005 finds quality of most nutrition powders and drinks high, but identifies five protein powders with excess sodium or cholesterol — Report Now Available Online
March 30, 2005 finds most B-vitamins of high quality but three lacking in ingredients — Test Results for 41 Products Reported Along with Information on Use
March 15, 2005   FTC dismisses complaint by vitamin trade group against
March 14, 2005 reports on vitamin C supplements — Test Results for 29 Products Reported Along with Information on Use
February 8, 2005 reports on nutrition bars — Highlights major differences, inaccuracies, and urges consumers to "know your bar"
December 20, 2004   Testing of Alpha-lipoic acid supplements by finds most meet label claims but one with only 15% of ingredient — Antioxidant of potential benefit in diabetes and other conditions
December 14, 2004 finds Omega-3 fish oil supplements safer than fish but quality varies among brands — Test of 41 Supplements Finds No Mercury or PCB Contamination, But Some Spoiled or Lacking Claimed Oils
December 14, 2004 expands testing to Japan — Testing Organization Expands to Help Japanese Consumers Determine Quality of Health and Nutrition Products
August 25, 2004 finds not all vitamin E products meet claims — Results for 33 vitamin E supplements and skin products released today
July 26, 2004 reports on iron supplements — Wide variety of products pass testing; Consumers advised on proper dose, type of iron to avoid problems
July 7, 2004 finds several herbal sleep supplements fail tests for quality — Results for 13 valerian products released today
May 28, 2004 warns of deceptive campaign by manufacturer of children's vitamin
May 21, 2004   Consumers warned of pitfalls with some multivitamins and vitamin waters — Testing by uncovers problems with many brands
April 27, 2004   New report on St. John's wort highlights benefits and risks of herbal product for depression
April 22, 2004 shares insights from 2 years of testing supplements for athletic banned substances — Athletes and manufacturers urged to learn how to avoid problems
April 7, 2004 finds some zinc supplements low in ingredient and many don't instruct on proper use — Consumers urged to learn more about zinc when using supplements
March 18, 2004   Many echinacea supplements don't meet quality standards according to — Test results of cold-reducing herbal supplements released
March 2, 2004 survey finds most consumers highly satisfied with supplements; Ratings vary by brand
January 29, 2004 finds lutein supplements vary widely in strength but most meet ingredient claims — Right amount of antioxidant compound may reduce risk of blindness
January 13, 2004 finds discrepancies in strength of CoQ10 supplements — Increasingly popular supplement, but health professionals and consumers cautioned to check brands
January 9, 2004   USANA products pass screening for substances banned from Olympics
December 8, 2003 dispels myths about HGH human growth hormone supplements sold widely on Internet
November 18, 2003 reports improvement in quality of SAM-e supplements used for osteoarthritis and depression — But a high priced product found to contain only 30% of label claim
November 2, 2003   Key ingredient missing in some arthritis supplements for people and pets according to — Review of glucosamine, chondroitin and MSM supplements published online today
September 24, 2003 finds new forms of creatine prone to problems — Test results of muscular enhancement supplements published online today
August 28, 2003   Some problems persist with ginseng supplements but overall quality improves according to — Test results published online today
July 31, 2003 finds many cholesterol-lowering supplements poorly made — Test results published online today
June 10, 2003 finds lead in coral calcium product; Product also charged with false advertising by FTC — Calcium supplement product review published online today
May 20, 2003   Consumers advised to read labels carefully when selecting herbal supplements for prostate — Saw palmetto product review published online today
April 21, 2003   Low quality ingredient appears widespread among Ginkgo supplements according to; points to challenge for FDA's proposed regulations — Review of memory enhancement supplements released today
January 21, 2003   Acidophilus" and other probiotic supplements gain in popularity but live bacteria missing in many — releases review online today
December 30, 2002   Top quality melatonin products identified by — Hormone supplement used to treat sleep disturbances due to jet travel and other causes
December 10, 2002   Lupus patients cautioned about hormone supplement — releases DHEA testing results online today
October 29, 2002   Enormous variation found in strength of garlic supplements — most popular herb in U.S. — releases results online today
September 24, 2002   Problems found with most sexual enhancement supplements evaluated by — Only 9 of 22 products pass independent review
August 20, 2002 announces screening of supplements for banned substances for the United States Olympic Committee — First products to pass now listed on web site
August 7, 2002 finds some spoilage and inaccuracy among omega-3 and 6 supplements — List released of evening primrose, flaxseed and other GLA/ALA products that passed testing 
July 16, 2002 finds lead contamination remains a problem for certain mineral supplements — Lead found in iron, magnesium and, most recently, potassium pills
July 10, 2002   Pharmavite dietary supplements receive approval — Vitamin E, SAM-e, St. John's Wort, Ginkgo and others merit approved quality products ranking
June 25, 2002 reviews radioprotective Iodine pills in response to terrorist threats — Quality of products is high, but local access is poor
May 15, 2002 lists magnesium products that passed testing — Some products fail due to excess magnesium and lead contamination
May 5, 2002   Study finds supplement users avoid prescription drugs due to side effects, not cost — Brands top rated by users also identified in new survey by
April 16, 2002 finds "Breast Enhancement" pills lack evidence of efficacy
April 3, 2002   More than one in five weight loss, slimming and/or diabetes supplements fail evaluation — Problems found in chromium and pyruvate products; CLA products fine
March 6, 2002   Study finds supplement users avoid prescription drugs due to side effects, not cost — Brands top rated by users also identified in new survey by
March 5, 2002 finds nutrition powders & drinks more accurately labeled than nutrition bars, but unapproved food ingredient seen in some
February 8, 2002   Athletic Banned Substances Screening and Certification Program announced by — Tester of supplements to screen for substances banned in Olympics
January 8, 2002 finds most B vitamin supplements contain what they claim, but often exceed safe levels — Consumers cautioned to be aware of side effects with high dose products
November 20, 2001 finds fish oil supplements free of mercury, but 30% lacking in key ingredient — Test results of omega-3 fatty acid (EPA and DHA) products released today
October 30, 2001   Sixty percent of nutrition bars fail to meet claims in tests — "Low Carb" bars often loaded with carbohydrates; excess sodium and saturated fat also found
October 3, 2001   Most iron supplements pass testing — Lead contamination and insufficient iron found in some
August 15, 2001   Problems and ambiguity among alternative estrogen products reported by — Results of soy and red clover isoflavone product testing released online today
July 9, 2001   Many herbal sleep products lack key claimed ingredient — Results of's testing of valerian products released on web today
June 4, 2001 reports test results of arthritis supplement — MSM; Quality found higher than for most supplements, but room for improvement remains
May 7, 2001   Over forty percent of Echinacea products fail review; Inadequate labeling and missing ingredients found common for popular herbal cold remedy
April 10, 2001   Quality of popular herbal anti-depressant found to vary; certain types of St. John's Wort supplements more likely to pass testing
March 27, 2001 expands testing of health products; success of dietary supplement evaluations leads company into broader nutrition field, beginning with popular nutrition bars
March 13, 2001 review of vitamin E supplements finds some insufficiencies and need for clearer labeling; test results released online today
February 14, 2001   Problems found with multivitamins and multiminerals by
January 29, 2001   Some supplements for arthritis may exceed newly released safe intake levels for manganese
November 21, 2000 tests popular supplement for heart failure; CoQ10 test results released online today
September 6, 2000 finds new calcium products of higher quality than many traditional supplements; Test results released online today
August 7, 2000 finds that not all creatine supplements meet label claims; Popular sports supplement test results released online
July 11, 2000   Pesticide contamination found in many Ginseng supplements tested by
May 17, 2000 test of vitamin C products identifies quality control issues and misuse of USP claim.
April 24, 2000 announces first test-based buyer's guide to dietary supplements; Manufacturers encouraged to have products tested for potential inclusion.
March 28, 2000   Only half of SAM-e supplements found to contain proper ingredients and labeling in testing; Product Review of popular anti-depressant published online today.
March 7, 2000 finds many arthritis supplements lacking labeled ingredients; Glucosamine and Chondroitin product review published online today.
January 31, 2000   Quality of prostate supplements get mixed review in study; Saw palmetto product review published online today.
January 24, 2000   Majority of dietary supplements sold in U.S. being tested by in 2000; newest results due January 31 for Saw Palmetto.
December 8, 1999 testing quality of Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and Saw Palmetto supplements; web site becoming popular reference for consumers
November 16, 1999   Only three quarters of Ginkgo Biloba supplements contain proper ingredients. posts first of its dietary supplement product tests.
August 5, 1999 initiates independent testing of herbal products and supplements. Certification Seal announced.


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