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Tests of zinc supplements by show only some provide dosage proven to shorten colds, reduce eye disease. Lead contamination found in one product.

Release Date: December 09, 2008 asks USP to adopt safer lead limit for drugs and supplements. Warns that lead contamination may worsen if USP accepts currently proposed allowance.

Release Date: December 08, 2008

Adulteration Suspected with Some "Memory" Supplements -- Few Ginkgo and Huperzine Supplements Pass Tests; Quality High for Acetyl-L-Carnitine

Release Date: November 18, 2008

Tests reveal quality problems with vitamin A supplements -- New report focuses on vitamin A, including beta-carotene and cod liver oil

Release Date: October 28, 2008 finds melatonin supplements range in strength but ingredient quality is high

Release Date: October 02, 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

Release Date: September 17, 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

Release Date: August 12, 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)

Release Date: August 05, 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

Release Date: July 01, 2008

Some iron supplements short on iron or contaminated according to

Release Date: May 05, 2008

FDA's investigation of generic antidepresssant called inadequate by and The People's Pharmacy

Release Date: April 16, 2008

As problems surface, and the people's pharmacy ask FDA to disclose differences between generic and original drugs

Release Date: March 17, 2008 finds most vitamin C supplements pass quality tests but one short on ingredient and some exceed tolerable levels

Release Date: March 07, 2008

Consumers warned of lead in some turmeric supplements — Highest lead level ever reported by; Lack of active compound also a problem

Release Date: February 06, 2008 announces brands and merchants rated highest by dietary supplement consumers

Release Date: January 23, 2008 finds most potassium supplements meet quality standards, but one with only 18% of ingredient — Results for 12 potassium supplements in new review

Release Date: January 08, 2008

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