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Fish Oil and Omega-3 and -7 Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, Calamari, and Sea Buckthorn)

Find the best fish oil and omega-3 supplements (including krill oil, algal oil and others) from independent tests and reviews by ConsumerLab.com. Includes tests of EPA and DHA levels, freshness, purity, and contamination, as well as comparisons of forms (triglyceride vs ethyl ester) and price. Plus, get information about clinical evidence for fish oil, safety, side effects, drug interactions, comparisons to prescription fish oils and more.

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1.Is it better for a fish oil (or krill oil) supplement to have more DHA than EPA?
2.I drink organic milk with added DHA Omega-3, but it is expensive. Is it worth paying extra for the added DHA?
3.Do any supplements help with migraines?  (in Comments)
4.I'm a vegan but my doctor wants me to take fish oil with EPA and DHA. Is there something I can take that would be as good as fish oil capsules but would satisfy the needs of a vegan?
5.Lovaza, a prescription omega-3 fish oil, is very expensive. Can I get the same omega-3 oils from a supplement that costs less?
6.What is the difference between fish oil and krill oil? Is one better than the other?
7.What is the difference between fish oil and cod liver oil? Is one better than the other?
8.Are there any serious side effects with Lovaza or Epanova (prescription fish oil)? If so, would these also apply to generic versions of these drugs and to fish oil supplements?
9.Do "Mr. Happy Stack" supplements improve memory, cognition and mood, and are they safe?
10.What is fermented cod liver oil, such as Blue Ice? Is it better than regular cod liver oil?
11.Is it better to eat farmed salmon or wild salmon? Which one has more omega-3s and less contamination with PCBs, mercury, etc.?
12.Is it better to take fish oil, flaxseed oil -- or both?
13.How do fish oil supplements compare to EPA prescription fish oil like Vascepa?
14.I've tried a number of fish oil supplements, all of which make me nauseous. What is the best non-fish alternative? I am primarily interested in getting EPA.
15.Is DPA an important omega-3 fatty acid? It's been promoted as more "powerful" than EPA and DHA.
16.Is there a danger of getting too much calcium from Tums? I take them frequently for heartburn.  (in Comments)
17.What is benfotiamine and can it really improve or prevent complications from diabetes?  (in Comments)
18.Is echium oil a good alternative to fish oil? I am allergic to fish.
19.The suggested daily serving for my fish oil supplement, three 1,000 mg softgels, seems like a lot. Do I really need to take this much?
20.Are there any red flags to look for on the label when choosing a fish oil supplement?
21.I'm at risk for both macular degeneration and Alzheimer's disease, according to my doctors. I've read articles about omega-3 oils saying that more EPA than DHA is good for macular degeneration, and the reverse is true for Alzheimer's. What do you recommend?
22.What Is Marine-D3 and does it live up to anti-aging claims?
23.What is Omega XL and does it work?
24.Which vitamins and minerals should be taken together or separately?  (in Comments)
25.Which supplements can help lower my triglycerides?
26.I've heard fish oil may be helpful for dry eye. Is this true? How much should I take?
27.Is it true that fish oil supplements may contain soy? I'm allergic!
28.Is it true that taking a statin drug negates the benefits of taking fish oil supplements?
29.Which supplements are helpful for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?
30.Which supplements can help me sleep?  (in Comments)
31.Which oils can help lower my cholesterol and risk of heart attack? How are coconut oil, olive oil, and fish oil for example?
32.Do any supplements help prevent or treat a cold?
33.Coromega Max claims it is uniquely emulsified to provide 300% better absorption than standard fish oil softgels. Is this true? It's more expensive than many fish oils but could potentially provide better overall value.
34.Is fish oil safe? Is it contaminated with mercury and PCBs?
35.Is it safe to consume fish oil as a long-term food supplement?
36.Which supplements can help with arthritis?
37.Can taking fish oil or calcium supplements increase my risk of prostate cancer? My doctor recommended that I stop taking them since I have an enlarged prostate.
38.Does vitamin B12 improve memory?
39.How can I easily compare the ingredients in supplements?
40.Is it better to get vitamins from foods or supplements, and are natural vitamins better than synthetic vitamins?  (in Comments)
41.Can taking too much fish oil be dangerous?
42.How good are sardines? Are they healthy and safe? What did CL's tests find?
43.To avoid mercury, I tried skipjack tuna instead of albacore, but I didn't like the taste. Is it safe to continue to eat albacore if just once a week?
44.Are enteric coated supplements better than non-enteric coated ones?
45.Do any supplements help with gum disease or periodontitis?
46.Do any supplements help with nerve pain, like sciatica or diabetic neuropathy?
47.Is it true that some vitamins or supplements can cause cancer?
48.Which supplements have been shown to be helpful for autism?
49.Which supplements help for osteoarthritis of the hip?
50.Which supplements help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer?
51.Are there vitamins or supplements that can reduce my risk of breast cancer? Do any increase cancer risk?
52.What is vitamin B12 and how much do I need?
53.How much should I expect to pay for supplements? Are higher-priced supplements any better than low-priced brands?


Clinical Updates Found:
2020 Omega-3s and the Brain (07/21/2020)
Omega-3s and the Brain
To raise levels of DHA and EPA in the brain, large doses are needed according to a recent study. Even larger doses are needed by people with a gene associated with increased risk of Alzheimer's. While the study did not show an effect on people's cognitive scores, it may help explain why some studies with fish oil show little effect. For details, see the What It Does section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among fish oils.
 EPA vs. DHA from Fish Oil (03/18/2020)
EPA vs. DHA from Fish Oil
Some marine-based oils are higher in either EPA or DHA – key omega-3 fatty acids -- but does it matter? See what a recent study found in the What to Consider When Buying section of the Fish and Marine Oil Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among fish and marine oils.
2019 Fish Oil Heart Claim (06/29/2019)
Fish Oil Heart Claim
You'll start seeing a new heart health claim on fish oil supplements as well as foods that provide the omega-3's EPA and DHA. While legal, the claim is a bit fishy. Get the details in the Fish Oil Supplements Review as well as the Canned Tuna and Salmon Review. Also see our Top Picks for fish oil supplements and canned fish.
 Bioengineered Salmon Approved (03/12/2019)
Bioengineered Salmon Approved
As of this month, genetically engineered salmon can be legally sold in the U.S. Learn how it compares to other salmon in terms of EPA and DHA in the Farmed vs. Wild Salmon section of our Fish Oil Review. (Also see the results of our tests of canned fish in the separate Canned Tuna and Canned Salmon Review.)
2018 Mixed Results for EPA/DHA Fish Oil (11/11/2018)
Mixed Results for EPA/DHA Fish Oil
Concentrated EPA/DHA fish oil given daily to a cross-section of Americans was not found to lower the risk of cancer or cardiovascular disease except for those with low fish intake and for African-Americans. See the details in the What It Does section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review. Also see which supplements are comparable to the fish oil in the study.
 DHA for Toddlers? (10/27/2018)
DHA for Toddlers?
Does giving the omega-3 fatty acid DHA to 1-year-olds born pre-term lead to improvements in cognitive development? Find out in the recent update to the What It Does section of the Fish Oil & Omega-3 Supplements Review -- and learn whether DHA use by pregnant women yields benefits for their children. (Also see our Top Picks for DHA.)
 Fish Oil Drug May Help (09/25/2018)
Fish Oil Drug May Help
High doses of fish oil highly-concentrated in EPA and/or DHA are known to lower elevated triglycerides. But can they reduce the risk of cardiac events, such as heart attack? Preliminary results from a new study suggest that one product can – at least in certain people. Get the details in the Prescription Fish Oil vs. Supplements section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks among fish oil supplements.)
 Fish Oil for Dry Eye? (04/14/2018)
Fish Oil for Dry Eye?
A major study evaluated the effects of supplementing with the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA in people with dry eye. Get the results and details in the What It Does section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks among fish oil supplements).
2017 Can Fish Oil Help Statins? (12/20/2017)
Can Fish Oil Help Statins?
Adding fish oil to cholesterol-lowering statin therapy was found to provide added benefit in certain situations. See the details, including dosage of EPA and DHA, in the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review > (Also see our Top Picks for fish oil supplements).
 Omega-3s for Age-Related Cognitive Decline? (04/08/2017)
Omega-3s for Age-Related Cognitive Decline?
A recent study found DHA and EPA from fish oil did not slow cogntive decline in older adults with cognitive difficulties. However, other studies suggest there may be a benefit if taken before the onset of cognitive decline or dementia. For details, see the "Age-Related Cognitive Decline" section of the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review >>
 DHA to Boost Children's IQ? (03/26/2017)
DHA to Boost Children's IQ?
Supplementing with DHA during pregnancy has been touted as a way to increase the IQ of offspring, but results published this week seem to quash that hope. However, there may be other benefits, particularly for women with normally low intake of DHA, as discussed in the section "During Pregnancy: Effects on Children” in the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review >>
 DHA for Rheumatoid Arthritis? (03/25/2017)
DHA for Rheumatoid Arthritis?
A new study tested DHA from microalgae as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. The results are mixed. For details, see the "Rheumatoid Arthritis" section of the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Supplements Review >>
 Omega-3s for Arthritis (01/31/2017)
Omega-3s for Arthritis
A review of twenty-two clinical studies using omega-3 fatty acid supplements from various marine sources (fish oil, mussel oil, etc.) found they could be effective in reducing rheumatoid arthritis pain, particularly when the oils had a certain ratio of EPA to DHA. The oils were not effective for osteoarthritis. For more details, see the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review (which includes our tests of products) >>
 Omega-3s for Cognitive Decline (01/28/2017)
Omega-3s for Cognitive Decline
Daily supplementation with the omega-3s DHA and EPA modestly improved cognitive function in older men and women with mild cognitive decline. Get the details in the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review (which includes our tests of products) >>
2016 Omega-3s Drop in Farmed Salmon (10/08/2016)
Omega-3s Drop in Farmed Salmon
Farmed salmon has historically provided more omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) than wild salmon. But new research shows this is changing, as discussed in the "Farmed vs. Wild Salmon" section of the Fish Oil Review >>
 Omega-3 and -6 Improves Reading Skills in Children (09/20/2016)
Omega-3 and -6 Improves Reading Skills in Children
A combination of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA plus an omega-6 fatty acid improved reading skills and comprehension in school-age children. For details, including dose, see the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil and Omega-3 and -7 Supplements Review >>
 Omega-3s and Diabetic Eye Disease (08/23/2016)
Omega-3s and Diabetic Eye Disease
Getting the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA from eating fish is associated with a much lower risk of developing sight-threatening retinopathy in diabetics, according to a recently published study. The same benefit has been shown in non-diabetics. But do omega-3 supplements help? Find out in the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review >>
 Omega-3's and Cognition (01/17/2016)
Omega-3's and Cognition
Studies in older individuals have shown that omega-3 fatty acid intake from fish oil may improve certain areas of mental functioning and reduce age-related cognitive decline. Benefits have also been found in younger individuals.

A study has been underway which evaluates the effects of krill oil in adolescents with lower educational performance. It was recently reported that baseline testing (before starting krill) of the students showed a positive association between levels of EPA + DHA in their blood and performance on some, but not all, measures of cognitive performance. Get the details in the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, Calamari, Green-lipped Mussel Oil) >>
2015 Fish Oil for Depression (10/03/2015)
Fish Oil for Depression
A small study found that taking EPA and DHA daily significantly reduced depression in young men and women. Get the details, including dosage, plus our tests of popular products, in the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Supplements Review >>
 Treating ADHD with Omega-3s? (05/13/2015)
Treating ADHD with Omega-3s?
A new study giving boys omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) showed modest improvement in an important aspect of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. For details about this and other studies with omega-3 fatty acid supplements, as well as our tests of products, see the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review >>
 Green Lipped Mussel Oil Reduces Pain and Inflammation After Exercise (03/06/2015)
Green Lipped Mussel Oil Reduces Pain and Inflammation After Exercise
Green-lipped mussel oil (a source of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA) significantly reduced pain and inflammation days after exercise in young healthy men, compared to a placebo, according to a new study. For details, and ConsumerLab.com tests of the product used in the study, see the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review >> 
2014 Taking Fish Oil with Sterols (08/31/2014)
Taking Fish Oil with Sterols
A new study found that adding EPA and DHA from fish oil to a spread containing plant sterols is not a problem and may provide additional benefit for those with high cholesterol levels. For more information, including dosage amounts, see the update in the Review of Cholesterol-Lowerers >> 
 DHA for Periodontitis (Inflammation Around Teeth) (07/16/2014)
DHA for Periodontitis (Inflammation Around Teeth)
A new study found that giving DHA (from algal oil) along with low-dose aspirin led to greater reductions in local inflammation and pocketing around teeth than aspirin plus placebo. For more about the study, including dosage, and our tests and comparisons of algal oil supplements, see the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, Calamari, Green-lipped Mussel Oil) >> 
 Does Fish Oil Help During Pregnancy? (05/03/2014)
Does Fish Oil Help During Pregnancy?
A recent study shows that, at age 4, children born to women given DHA-rich fish oil during pregnancy do not fare better cognitively than other children. Other positive effects around the time of birth, however, suggest that supplementation may be worthwhile. For details, as well as our tests of fish oil supplements, see the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, Calamari, Green-lipped Mussel Oil) >>   
2013 Too Much Fish Oil May Cause Adverse Effects (11/03/2013)
Too Much Fish Oil May Cause Adverse Effects
Recent animal studies using EPA and DHA from fish oil suggest that very high intakes may dampen immunity. Might you be getting too much? Find out in the update to the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review>>
 Fish Oil and Arthritis (09/21/2013)
Fish Oil and Arthritis
A study of several thousand women found those who consumed at least a moderate of amount omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) from fish in their diets had just half the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis over the course of the study than did women with lower intakes.  For details about the amount of omega-3’s and fish consumption associated with preventing arthritis, other uses of omega-3’s, and tests of fish/marine oil supplements, see the Fish/Marine Oil Supplements Review>>
 Omega-3s Linked to Less Heart Disease and Longer Life (04/07/2013)
Omega-3s Linked to Less Heart Disease and Longer Life
A study among older individuals who did not use fish oil supplements showed that those with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood were far less likely to have a heart attack or arrhythmia and were 27% less likely to die during the 14-year study. The reserchers calculated how much EPA and DHA a person should consume to reach this higher blood level and noted that further increases yeild little additional benefit. Get the details, as well as how to get omega-3s from foods, in the updated Fish Oil Supplements Review »
2012 Fish Oil Helps Memory (10/28/2012)
Fish Oil Helps Memory
A small study of healthy young women and men found that those with the highest levels of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA in their red blood cells scored better on a memory test than those with lower levels. After six months of supplementation with a certain fish oil supplement, scores improved -- particularly among those whose DHA levels had been lowest. See the Fish Oil (Omega-3) Supplements Review for details about this study, the particular supplement used, what fish oil can and cannot do, and our quality ratings of products. More >>
 What's the Best Omega-3 for Depression? (10/14/2012)
What's the Best Omega-3 for Depression?
Recent studies suggest the relative amounts of EPA and DHA in a supplement help determine whether or not it will improve symptoms of depression. Get the details, as well as our tests of 63 omega-3 supplements, in the updated Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, and Calamari Oil)More >>
 Fish Oil Benefit Questioned (09/16/2012)
Fish Oil Benefit Questioned
There are many potential benefits from supplementing with the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil, but the most widely-touted benefits -- reducing the risks of heart disease and stroke -- are now in doubt. Read about the latest studies in the update to the Fish Oil (EPA & DHA) Supplements Review, which includes our product tests and quality ratings. More >>
 Additional Nutrients For the Brain (01/08/2012)
Additional Nutrients For the Brain
An new study found that various nutrients and fats in the blood correlate with better brain functioning and brain volume in the elderly (mean age of 87). Higher levels of B vitamins and vitamins C, D, and E, as well as marine omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) appeared helpful. On the other hand, higher levels of trans-fats (from hydrogenated oils) had a negative impact. You can learn more about each of these nutrients in our various reports. An abstract of the study is online.
2011 Fish Oil's Impact on Cognitive Decline (10/04/2011)
Fish Oil's Impact on Cognitive Decline
Cognitive decline may be a normal part of aging, but a new study suggests that high-dose fish oil particularly rich in DHA may provide some benefit. In people over age 65 with mild cognitive impairment, fish oil was associated with improved verbal skill. Perhaps as important, fish oil also reduced depressive symptoms, which can be a risk factor in the progression to dementia. Get the details, including how much DHA and EPA was used in the study, in the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplement ReviewMore >>
 Suicide and Omega-3 (08/31/2011)
Suicide and Omega-3
A new study found the risk of suicide was 62% higher among people with low levels of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA in their blood as compared to those with higher levels. An update to the Fish Oil Supplements Review includes the details. More >>
 DHA in Pregnancy (08/07/2011)
DHA in Pregnancy
The omega-3 fatty acid, DHA, is known to be important to fetal development and is recommended for pregnant woman. A new study suggests that DHA during pregnancy may reduce early colds in some infants. An update to the Fish Oil Supplements Review includes the dose and type of DHA used. More >>
 Fish Oil Helps Treat Depression (05/22/2011)
Fish Oil Helps Treat Depression
A recent study showed that fish oil taken daily was associated with a remission of depression in 41% of people taking the supplement. The patients were women in a nursing home setting. The dose given was fairly high but treatment was well tolerated. The amounts of EPA and DHA taken daily and more information are found in our Product Review of Fish Oil SupplementsMore >>
 Did you hear that DHA (an omega-3 fatty acid in fish oil) might raise the risk of prostate cancer? (05/09/2011)
Did you hear that DHA (an omega-3 fatty acid in fish oil) might raise the risk of prostate cancer?
This was recently in the news. Higher levels of DHA in the blood were associated with increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer. However, the findings do not mean that you should stop taking fish oil or eating fish. We talked with the researcher of this study and learned more. Get the facts in our Fish Oil Supplements ReviewMore >>
 Fish Oil and the Eye (04/10/2011)
Fish Oil and the Eye
A study of over 30,000 women showed that the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) was reduced by up to 42% among those consuming the most fish and highest amounts of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA. Find out the specific types and amounts of fish and the amounts of DHA and EPA associated with the greatest reductions in the risk of AMD. See the Fish Oil Supplements Review for more >>


Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.CVS Settles Lawsuit Over Claims Its Omega-3 Supplement Improves Memory (09/16/2019)
2.Supplements Promoted for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Sell "False Hope," Warns FDA (02/13/2019)
3.Seller of Vitamin D, Omega-3's, Whey Protein & More Warned for Drug Claims (02/02/2018)
4.Total Body Nutrition Warned for Banned Stimulant in Supplements (10/18/2017)

Archived Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.FDA Warns Seller of Omega-3 "Concussion" Supplement for Drug Claims (10/08/2015)
2.Problems Found with New Zealand Fish Oil Supplements, Concerns Raised About Testing Methods (03/13/2015)
3.Seller of Vision Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (03/10/2015)
4.Seller of Prostate, Heart Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
5.Seller of Cholesterol, Arthritis Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
6.Marketers of Memory Supplement Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Claims (06/12/2014)
7.Maker of Cholesterol and Workout Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims and Unapproved Ingredient (02/13/2014)
8.FTC Refunds Consumers of Children's Vitamins as Part of Deceptive Advertising Settlement (08/27/2013)
9.Maker of Concentration, Pain, Immune, Cholesterol Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (05/10/2013)
10.Vision Supplement Company Warned For Drug Claims (04/25/2013)
11.Maker of Liquid Omega-3 Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations (02/28/2013)
12.Maker of Omega-3, Bone and Brain and Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (09/10/2012)
13.Company Stopped by FTC from Claiming to Prevent or Reverse Memory Loss without Evidence (07/15/2004)


News Releases Found:
2018 Tests Reveal Best Fish Oil Supplements and How They Compare to Prescription Fish Oil (11/19/2018)
 Little Omega-3 and High Mercury Found In Some Canned Tuna -- Better Choices Selected for Tuna and Salmon (09/12/2018)
2016 Best Fish Oil? ConsumerLab.com Tests 44 Popular Omega-3 Supplements and Identifies Its Top Picks (09/13/2016)
 Problems Found with 32% of Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplements -- ConsumerLab.com Identifies Good Choices for Men, Women, and Children (01/12/2016)
2014 Best Fish Oil? ConsumerLab.com Testing Finds Many High Quality Supplements, But Pitfalls Exist (04/09/2014)
2012 Contamination and Other Problems Found in Fish Oil Supplements -- Large Review by ConsumerLab.com Reveals Excessive PCBs or Mislabeling in Over 30% of Omega-3 Supplements (08/22/2012)
2011 Spoilage and labeling errors found with some omega-3 and -6 supplements; Review of evening primrose, flaxseed, borage, and black currant oil supplements (01/11/2011)
2010 ConsumerLab.com 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  (09/28/2010)
2008 ConsumerLab.com 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) (08/05/2008)
 As problems surface, Consumerlab.com and the people's pharmacy ask FDA to disclose differences between generic and original drugs (03/17/2008)
 Consumers warned of lead in some turmeric supplements — Highest lead level ever reported by ConsumerLab.com; Lack of active compound also a problem (02/06/2008)
 ConsumerLab.com finds most potassium supplements meet quality standards, but one with only 18% of ingredient — Results for 12 potassium supplements in new review (01/08/2008)
2007 ConsumerLab.com finds improvement in quality of omega-3 and -6 supplements — Results for 22 products made from evening primrose, flaxseed, borage and black currant oils (12/10/2007)
2005 ConsumerLab.com 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 (07/12/2005)
2004 ConsumerLab.com 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 (12/14/2004)
 ConsumerLab.com expands testing to Japan — Testing Organization Expands to Help Japanese Consumers Determine Quality of Health and Nutrition Products (12/14/2004)
2002 Athletic Banned Substances Screening and Certification Program announced by ConsumerLab.com — Tester of supplements to screen for substances banned in Olympics (02/08/2002)
 ConsumerLab.com 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 (01/08/2002)
2001 ConsumerLab.com 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 (11/20/2001)


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