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Green Tea Supplements, Drinks, and Brewable Teas Review

Green Tea Review: Supplements, Brewable, Matcha, and Bottled

Our tests identified the best green tea supplements, brewable teas, matchas, and bottled teas. See the top picks based on EGCG, polyphenols, caffeine, purity, taste, and cost. Also get the clinical evidence for green tea for heart health, weight loss, memory and cognition and learn about side effects.

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ConsumerLab.com Answers to Questions Found:
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1.Is it true that green tea can interact with blood-thinning medications like warfarin (Coumadin) or clopidogrel (Plavix)?
2.It is okay to add milk to green tea?
3.Can green tea help prevent the flu?
4.Does microwaving green tea affect the amount of EGCG or other catechins in the tea?
5.I recently purchased some matcha green tea powder claiming to contain up to "137 times the EGCG" that is in brewed green tea. However, the label does not state an actual amount of EGCG and the company would not provide me with any analysis. Is the label true?
6.Is green tea from Japan contaminated with radiation?
7.Can I take cholesterol-lowering statin medication with green tea?
8.How does white tea compare to green tea and black tea in terms of antioxidant catechins? How about caffeine levels and lead contamination?
9.After developing kidney stones, I was told to avoid tea -- but recently I've heard that green tea might actually be helpful for kidney stones. Is that true?
10.Which bottled green teas have the most EGCG?
11.Should I worry about getting too much fluoride from drinking tea?
12.Does Gynostemma pentaphyllum really work as an AMPK activator and help for diabetes?
13.Have you evaluated a multivitamin by Vita Logic called Daily Extra?
14.How significant are the risks to drinking tea from China from heavy metals?
15.Are supplements which claim increased absorption or improved bioavailability telling the truth? Is it worth paying more for these? Are there concerns?
16.I take levothyroxine (Synthroid), a thyroid hormone to treat hypothyroidism. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
17.Which supplements can help to lower blood pressure?  (in Comments)
18.Is there a risk of liver toxicity with certain supplements?
19.Is it best to take probiotic supplements with or without food? It seems like everyone has a different recommendation.  (in Comments)
20.When taking a statin drug like Lipitor or Crestor, are there supplements I should avoid or take?
21.Do any supplements help with gum disease or periodontitis?
22.What is Protandim and does it really work?
23.Do any supplements help for flu?  (in Comments)
24.I take warfarin (Coumadin), an anticoagulant drug. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
25.Can supplements help me lose weight?
26.How much caffeine is really in dark chocolate bars?
27.I read that sterol supplements to lower cholesterol like CholestOff can block the absorption of vitamins. Is that true?
28.Are there supplements I should avoid when taking apixaban (Eliquis) or similar blood thinner drugs?
29.Do any supplements help relieve stress?
30.Which supplements should be taken with food?
31.Which supplements help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer?
32.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking acetaminophen (Tylenol)?
33.Do any supplements really help with brain function, like memory and cognition?
34.I've heard that grapefruit juice can interact with medications because it inhibits an enzyme that breaks down drugs in the body. Do any supplements interact the same way with drugs?
35.Is Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) helpful for prostate or breast cancer?
36.Which dietary supplements and health foods contain high levels of lead?
37.Are there vitamins or supplements that can reduce my risk of breast cancer? Do any increase cancer risk?
38.Can white kidney bean extract really help me lose weight?
39.What are the best supplements for depression and anxiety?
40.What is Brain Bright and can it really improve memory or cognition?
41.Which supplements can help me sleep?
42.Which supplements reduce the risk of stroke? Which increase the risk of stroke?
43.What is PQQ? Does it help with aging and memory? Is it similar to CoQ10?
44.With herbal supplements, what is the difference between root powder and root extract? Does it matter?
45.How much should I expect to pay for supplements? Are higher-priced supplements any better than low-priced brands?


Clinical Updates Found:
2020 Getting the Most from Green Tea (06/30/2020)
Getting the Most from Green Tea
Our Green Tea Review shows that matcha green tea provides higher amounts of healthful catechins than regular green tea. This week, we added information about why this is as well as the results of a new study showing which type of matcha provides the highest levels of polyphenols (i.e., catechins). For details see the What to Consider When Buying section of the review. Also see our Top Picks among green tea products.
 Staying Safe With Green Tea (03/10/2020)
Staying Safe With Green Tea
If you use a green tea extract (alone or as part of a supplement formula), it is important to take it with food according to several reports, as explained in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks for green tea in bags, loose, as matcha powder, and in other forms.
 Tea & Heart Disease (01/14/2020)
Tea & Heart Disease
Another study shows that people who drink tea are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease. Find out how much and what type of tea was associated with benefits in the Cardiovascular disease section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks for green tea.
2019 Green Tea and Breast Cancer Risk (12/17/2019)
Green Tea and Breast Cancer Risk
Is there a relationship between green tea consumption and breast cancer risk? Learn what a large recent study showed in the Cancer Prevention section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks for green tea -- including brewable green tea (from bags and loose tea) and green tea drinks.
 Green Tea & Stroke (11/12/2019)
Green Tea & Stroke
Studies have found green tea consumption to be associated with a decreased risk of stroke. However, a recent study found this to be the case for only for one gender. For details, see the What It Does section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks for green tea.
 L-Theanine for Sleep and Cognition? (10/05/2019)
L-Theanine for Sleep and Cognition?
Several studies have evaluated whether a single dose of L-theanine (found in green tea) can reduce stress and anxiety. A new study has evaluated the effect of L-theanine when taken daily for several weeks. See the results in the What It Does section of the L-Theanine Supplements Review. Also see our top choices for L-Theanine.
 Microplastics in Tea (10/01/2019)
Microplastics in Tea
A new study found that brewing tea with certain tea bags can release a large amount of microplastics into the liquid. For details, see the Brewing section of our Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks among green tea products.
 Does Green Tea Prevent Cognitive Decline? (09/24/2019)
Does Green Tea Prevent Cognitive Decline?
Does drinking green tea reduce the risk of cognitive decline and, if so, how much do you have to drink? A multi-year study addressed this question. See the results in the Memory and Cognition section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks for green tea.
 Green Tea and Blood Sugar (08/17/2019)
Green Tea and Blood Sugar
Can drinking green tea reduce the rise in blood sugar after a meal, and if so, is the effect greater in the morning or evening? See what a new study found in the What It Does section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our tests and Top Picks among green tea supplements, and brewable and bottled teas.
 No Ginseng In Ginseng Tea? (04/27/2019)
No Ginseng In Ginseng Tea?
A popular maker of bottled teas is being sued for allegedly not putting ginseng in its ginseng green tea. For details, see the Quality Concerns section of the Ginseng Supplements Review. Also see which ginseng products were Approved by ConsumerLab (and see our tests of various Green Teas).
 Green Tea and Breast Cancer (04/02/2019)
Green Tea and Breast Cancer
Drinking green tea has been associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer recurrence. But what effect does high-dose green tea extract have? See what a major study found in the What It Does section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks among green tea products.
 Green Tea for Lowering Blood Pressure (03/30/2019)
Green Tea for Lowering Blood Pressure
Drinking green tea can help lower high blood pressure – and even reverse ventricular hypertrophy, according to a new study. For details, including the amount and brand of tea used, see the What It Does section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks for green tea.
 Hot Tea & Cancer (03/20/2019)
Hot Tea & Cancer
Drinking very hot tea increases the risk of developing esophageal cancer. How long should you wait after brewing to drink tea? Find out what recent studies are showing in the What It Does section of the Green Tea Review. Also see other tips for the best way to prepare brewable green tea, and our Top Picks among green tea products.
 Getting the Most from Green Tea (01/30/2019)
Getting the Most from Green Tea
If you drink green tea to get beneficial compounds like EGCG, learn about a recent study that suggests that the type of water you use to brew tea drastically affects the amount of EGCG you get. Get the details in the How to Take section of the Green Tea Review. Also see our Top Picks for green tea.
2018 Cleaner Green Tea (10/27/2018)
Cleaner Green Tea
A recent study found that it is possible to modestly reduce pesticides in green tea by following a certain procedure before brewing. For details, see the How to Take section of the Green Tea Review. (Also see our Top Picks among green teas, matcha powders, and supplements.)
 A Caution With Green Tea (10/16/2018)
A Caution With Green Tea
Although consumption of green tea is generally associated with a reduced risk of cancers, drinking it a certain way may increase the risk of certain cancers. Get the details in the Cancer Prevention section of the Green Tea Review. (Also see our Top Picks among green tea in bags, bottles, supplements, and matcha.)
 Green Tea as a Prebiotic (07/20/2018)
Green Tea as a Prebiotic
Green tea may have a prebiotic effect – stimulating the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Find out what clinical trials are showing in the What It Does section of the Green Tea Review. (Also see our Top Picks among green tea products).
 Avoiding Green Tea Toxicity (04/24/2018)
Avoiding Green Tea Toxicity
The European counterpart to the FDA recently issued its conclusions regarding toxicity from green tea catechins. Get the details in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Green Tea Review.
 Green Tea and Ovarian Cancer (03/27/2018)
Green Tea and Ovarian Cancer
Drinking green tea was associated with a reduced risk of developing ovarian cancer in a recent analysis. Get the details about this and green tea’s relationship to other types of cancer in the What It Does section of the Green Tea Review. (Also see our test results for various types of green tea, including matcha, bagged tea, loose tea, and supplements.)
 Statins and Green Tea (03/07/2018)
Statins and Green Tea
If you take a statin drug to lower your cholesterol, be aware that green tea can moderately affect blood levels of certain statins, as noted in a recent report. This effect also depends on the amount of green tea consumed and individual variability. For details see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Green Tea Review.
 Matcha Green Tea for Memory & Cognition? (02/27/2018)
Matcha Green Tea for Memory & Cognition?
Can drinking matcha green tea enhance memory or have other cognitive benefits? Find out what a recent study showed in the Memory and Cognition section of the Green Tea Review.
2017 How Hot Should Green Tea Be? (11/25/2017)
How Hot Should Green Tea Be?
Drinking green tea may reduce the risk of certain cancers, but its effect on gastric (stomach) cancer may depend on the temperature at which you drink it, according to a new study. Find out what the best temperature seems to be in the "What It Does" section of the Green Tea Review >> (Also see how brands of green tea, including matcha, stack up in our tests.)
 How Much Tea Is Safe? (11/14/2017)
How Much Tea Is Safe?
Green and black teas contain fluoride, which helps build teeth and bones, but excessive intake of teas can cause teeth and bones to become brittle ("fluorosis"). How many cups of tea are safe? Find out now based on recent tests of fluoride in green, black, and herbal teas in the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Green Tea Review >>
 Green Tea & Prostate Cancer (10/06/2017)
Green Tea & Prostate Cancer
A recent study investigated the effects of green tea extract in men with pre-cancerous changes of the prostate. Find out if it helped in the "What It Does" section of the Green Tea Supplements and Drinks Review >>
 Tea Drinking Associated with Less Cognitive Decline (03/18/2017)
Tea Drinking Associated with Less Cognitive Decline
A new study found tea drinkers to have significantly less cognitive decline than others. Read the details in the "What It Does" section of the Green Tea Supplements Review (which includes our tests of teas) >>
 Colon Polyps and Green Tea (02/07/2017)
Colon Polyps and Green Tea
A study of middle-aged men and women found that those given green tea extract after colon polyp removal were much less likely to develop additional polyps than those who did not take the extract. For details about the extract and dose, see the "What It Does" section of the Green Tea Supplements Review (which includes our tests of supplements and teas) >>
2016 Lower Risk of Death With Green Tea (07/06/2016)
Lower Risk of Death With Green Tea
A long-term study of men in China found that those who regularly drank green tea – particularly larger amounts – were less likely to die during the study and had lower risks of dying from cardiovascular disease or cancer, compared to non-green tea drinkers. Get the details in the "What It Does" section of the Green Tea Review >>
 Green Tea & Cognition (06/18/2016)
Green Tea & Cognition
Green tea consumption has been associated with a lower prevalence of cognitive impairment in older adults. However, a recent study evaluating the effects of a green tea powder on older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia failed to show a benefit. For more information, see the "What It Does" section of the Green Tea Review >>
 Don't Take Green Tea With Iron? (03/16/2016)
Don't Take Green Tea With Iron?
A study shows that iron can bind to a key flavanol (EGCG) in green tea, causing it to lose its anti-oxidant activity. Should you avoid iron-containing foods when using green tea? Find out in the "What to Consider When Using" section of the Green Tea Supplements and Teas Review >>
2015 Are Green Tea Pills Safe? (08/25/2015)
Are Green Tea Pills Safe?
Studies have suggested that extracts of green tea can reduce the risk of certain cancers, improve memory, shrink uterine fibroids, and even help with weight reduction. However, liver toxicity has been a concern with green tea extracts. A large, government-funded study recently found that pills of green tea extract can be safe for many people, but some may experience adverse reactions, including elevated liver enzymes. Get the details in the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Green Tea Review, along with information about what green tea does and our tests of green tea extracts, brewable teas, and beverages >>
 Green Tea May Inhibit Starch Absorption (08/09/2015)
Green Tea May Inhibit Starch Absorption
A study recently found that taking a green tea extract along with a starchy meal (corn flakes) significantly reduced carbohydrate absorption. This may help explain why green tea may help modestly with weight management. Details about this study, including dosage, along with our tests of green tea supplements and teas, are found in the Green Tea Review »
 Green Tea for Weight Management? (07/11/2015)
Green Tea for Weight Management?
Green tea has been touted for weight management, but a recent study with a green tea extract casts doubt. More details are found in the "What It Does" section of the Green Tea Review >>
 Green Tea for Weight Control? (06/03/2015)
Green Tea for Weight Control?
Many studies have looked at whether green tea can help with weight management. The results have been mixed. A recently published study used a high-dose green tea extract. Although the researchers concluded it worked, a closer look suggests otherwise, and points to a potential risk. For details, as well as the results of our tests of green tea supplements, beverages, and brewable green tea, see the Green Tea Review >>
 Green Tea Extract and Prostate Cancer (04/22/2015)
Green Tea Extract and Prostate Cancer
A new study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, showed that fewer men with pre-cancerous lesions developed prostate cancer if given a daily green tea extract supplement, although the results were not statistically significant due, in part, to the small size of the study. However, a somewhat similar study found a significant benefit. Learn more about these studies, and see our test results for green tea supplements, teas, and drinks, in the Green Tea Review >>
 Another Use for Green Tea? (01/16/2015)
Another Use for Green Tea?
A recently published study found that rinsing with green tea reduced plaque-forming bacteria in the mouth just as well as a prescription mouthwash. Get the details, including the form and dose of green tea used, in the Green Tea Supplements, Drinks and Brewable Teas Review >>   
2014 Green Tea and Liver Toxicity (06/20/2014)
Green Tea and Liver Toxicity
Green tea extract was listed as one of the most common dietary supplements linked to liver injury in a newly published guideline for diagnosing and treating drug-induced liver injury. Find out what one of the authors of the guideline had to say about the catechin content of some green tea supplements, and get our test results showing the amounts of catechins in green tea supplements in the Green Tea Supplements, Drinks and Brewable Teas Review >>   
 Does Green Tea Really Help With Weight? (06/18/2014)
Does Green Tea Really Help With Weight?
A new study found that a popular green tea extract did not cause a reduction in weight compared to placebo, despite the fact that some previous studies have shown a benefit. Get more details, including which green tea extract was used, in the update to the Green Tea Supplements, Drinks and Teas Review >>   
 Does Green Tea Improve Memory? (04/13/2014)
Does Green Tea Improve Memory?
This week, news sources reported that a study found green tea helps working memory. While green tea may have benefits, a closer look at this study suggests the news was exaggerated and misleading. For details about the study (and information about other effects of green tea and our tests of green tea supplements, teas, and drinks) see the update in the Green Tea Supplements, Drinks and Teas Review >> 
 Green Tea "Blocks" Beta-Blocker (01/18/2014)
Green Tea "Blocks" Beta-Blocker
A new study shows that drinking green tea can drastically reduce the amount of a beta-blocker (nadolol, Corgard) absorbed into the bloodstream. Beta-blockers are typically taken to lower blood pressure, raising concern for people using green tea along with this beta-blocker and, possibly, related medications. Get the details, along with our tests of green tea drinks and supplements, in the update to the Green Tea Review >>   

If you take a beta-blocker (which includes the popular drugs metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol) and propranolol (Inderal)), be aware that chromium and CoQ10 may offer benefits. These interactions are explained in the Beta Blockers article, which is part of the extensive Drug Interactions section of our website (where you can look up interaction for other drugs you may be taking). 
2013 Liver Toxicity with Supplements, Including Green Tea (12/23/2013)
Liver Toxicity with Supplements, Including Green Tea
An increase in cases of liver toxicity associated with dietary supplement use has recently been reported. In an article about the findings, The New York Times reports that bodybuilding supplements and products containing green tea extracts are among those associated with such cases. For more information about green tea extracts and toxicity, see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Green Tea Supplements Review >> 
 Green Tea to Treat Fibroids (09/28/2013)
Green Tea to Treat Fibroids
A new study suggests that green tea extract may help shrink uterine fibroids (common in women of childbearing age) and reduce symptoms. For details, as well as test results and comparisons of green tea extracts and brewable teas and drinks, see the updated Green Tea Review >>
 Don't Drink Too Much Tea! (06/02/2013)
Don't Drink Too Much Tea!
After publication of our Green Tea Review last month, a CL member emailed us about the potential danger of getting too much fluoride from tea. Although this won't happen from just a few cups of tea daily, there have been recent cases where habitually drinking extremely large amounts of tea has caused "fluorosis" causing bone pain and even tooth loss. See the warning (and our tests of green tea products) in the updated Green Tea Review >>
2011 Green Tea Extract and Weight Loss (09/25/2011)
Green Tea Extract and Weight Loss
A new study using a high dose of green tea extract showed it to help sedentary overweight men lose weight, while those taking placebo gained weight. This is not the first study to show this potential benefit of green tea extract. The effect may be due to the compound EGCG. Get the facts, including how much EGCG was in the product, in the Weight Loss Supplements Review.  More >>


Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.Teami Tea Settles Charges of Unproven Claims and Deceptive Celebrity Endorsements (04/14/2020)
2.Fat-Burning, Energy Supplement Linked to Heart Trouble (01/24/2020)
3.Mislabeled Green Tea Supplement Recalled (07/15/2019)
4.Supplements Promoted for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Sell "False Hope," Warns FDA (02/13/2019)
5.Another Green Tea Study Retracted (01/18/2019)
6.FDA Warns Seller of Weight Control Patches (06/19/2018)
7.Health Canada Calls for Stronger Warnings of Liver Risk on Green Tea Extract Products (11/21/2017)
8.Weight Loss and Cleanse Supplements Contain Adulterated and Improperly Labeled Ingredients, FDA Warns (11/12/2017)

Archived Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Herbal Teas Recalled Due To Botulism Risk (05/06/2017)
2.Seller of Tea Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations (02/28/2017)
3.Case of Hemorrhagic Stroke Linked to Redline Energy Drink (12/13/2016)
4.Liver Injuries Linked With Dietary Supplement Use on the Rise (11/04/2016)
5.Some Supplements May Cause or Exacerbate Heart Failure (Includes vitamin E and many herbs) (08/06/2016)
6.The Republic of Tea Recalls Turmeric/Ginger Teas Due to Salmonella Risk (05/02/2016)
7.Tea Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (03/15/2016)
8.Green Tea from Tea Bags Linked to Acute Hepatitis (11/04/2015)
9.Herbal Extracts Recalled (09/16/2015)
10.Seller of Tea Warned for Drug Claims (03/17/2015)
11.Seller of Tea Drinks Warned for Drug Claims (03/06/2015)
12.Seller of Prostate, Heart Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
13.Seller of Cholesterol, Arthritis Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
14.Seller of Green Tea, Prostate, Pain Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (10/03/2014)
15.Maker of Joint and Weight Products Warned for Hidden Drugs, Manufacturing Violations (09/23/2014)
16.Marketer Banned From Selling Weight Loss Products (09/13/2014)
17.Marketers of Memory Supplement Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Claims (06/12/2014)
18."Stem Cell" Supplement Recalled Due to Allergen Risk (01/21/2014)
19.Seller of Tea Supplements and Drinks Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (01/16/2014)
20.Weight Loss Supplement Claims Challenged (12/06/2013)
21."Diuretic" Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (11/30/2013)
22.Company Warned For Distributing Weight Loss Supplement Containing DMAA, Drug Claims (09/27/2013)
23.Tea and Papaya Supplement Company Warned For Drug Claims (08/28/2013)
24.Seller of Vitamin, Tea and MSM Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (08/21/2013)
25.Weight Loss Supplement Formulas For Men and Women Recalled Due To Undeclared Drugs (08/20/2013)
26.Fat Loss and Muscle Enhancement Supplements Found To Contain DMAA (08/01/2013)
27.Seller of Vision Supplement Warned For Drug Claims (07/05/2013)
28.Brewable Tea and Tea Supplement Company Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (05/24/2013)
29.Seller of Immune, Cholesterol, Liver and Blood Sugar Products Warned For Drug Claims (04/26/2013)
30.FDA Warns Consumers Of Weight Loss Supplement Containing Undeclared Drug (04/04/2013)
31.Probiotic Recalled Due To Undeclared Soy (03/21/2013)
32.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (03/15/2013)
33.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled Due To Undeclared Drug (02/25/2013)
34.FDA and FTC Warn: Supplements Cannot Prevent, Treat Or Cure Cold And Flu (02/21/2013)
35.Energy Drink Recalled Due To Bacterial Contamination (02/15/2013)
36.Maker of Antioxidant and Anti-Aging Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations (02/14/2013)
37.FDA Warns Maker of Weight Loss and Whey Protein Supplements For Manufacturing Violations and Misbranding (02/13/2013)
38.Food for Health Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims on Supplements (01/24/2013)
39.Consumers May Be Eligible For Cold, Allergy and Weight Loss Supplement Refunds (01/11/2013)
40.FDA Warns Aloe and Herbal Supplement Companies For Manufacturing Violations (01/10/2013)
41.Antioxidant Protandim Supplement Recalled Due To Risk of Metal Fragments (12/07/2012)
42.Manufacturer of Green Tea, Vitamin E, Omega-3 and Cranberry Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Misbranding and Drug Claims (10/24/2012)
43.FDA Seizes Many Supplements from New York Company Due To Drug Claims (10/24/2012)
44.Maker of Omega-3, Bone and Brain and Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (09/10/2012)
45.Energy, Fat Loss Supplement Recalled For Ephedrine Alkaloids (08/31/2012)
46.Alistrol Health Inc. Warned Over Health Claims on Products (07/13/2012)
47.Seller of Cancer Cures Warned by FDA (03/03/2012)
48.FDA Warns XYMOGEN of Manufacturing and Labeling Violations Regarding Multiple Products (01/02/2012)
49.Maker of Hoodia and Green Tea Products to Pay $2.65 Million Settlement for Unfair Business Practices (02/07/2011)
50.Warning Labels to be Required for Green Tea and Black Cohosh Products (06/27/2007)
51.Sellers of Popular Weight Loss Supplements Pay $25 Million Over FTC Allegations of Deceptive Advertising (01/04/2007)
52.FTC Settles Claims with Marketers of FiberThin and Propolene (06/21/2005)
53.Recall Update for Certain Metabolife Bars - Excessive Vitamin A (01/31/2002)


News Releases Found:
2018 Big Differences Found Among Green Teas -- ConsumerLab Tests Identify Best Green Tea in Bags, Matcha, Supplements, and Bottles -- (05/10/2018)
 Best Probiotic Supplements and Kombuchas? -- ConsumerLab Tests 41 Popular Products, Reveals Problems and Top Picks (05/02/2018)
 Magnesium, Curcumin, and Apple Cider Vinegar Rise in Popularity, While Probiotics Dip and Calcium Continues to Decline in Latest ConsumerLab.com Survey of Supplement Users (02/24/2018)
2017 Vitamin D Supplements Maintain Top Spot in Popularity, as Probiotics Surpass Multivitamins to #4 Behind Fish Oil and CoQ10 in Latest ConsumerLab.com Survey (02/24/2017)
2016 36% of Meal Replacement Powders and Shakes Fail ConsumerLab.com's Tests of Quality (07/26/2016)
2015 Is Matcha a Better Form of Green Tea? ConsumerLab.com Answers the Question (10/14/2015)
 ConsumerLab.com Shows Chinese Consumers What's Really in Foods and Supplements -- U.S. Testing Company Expands to China, Launches cn.ConsumerLab.com (03/05/2015)
2014 Which Weight Loss Supplements Are Best? ConsumerLab.com Reviews the Evidence and Tests the Quality of Popular Products (07/07/2014)
2013 Green Teas Vary in Strength and Amount of Lead Contamination, According to ConsumerLab.com (05/21/2013)
2012 ConsumerLab.com Tests Reveal What's Really In Green Tea Supplements and Bottled Drinks (12/21/2012)
 Fish oil and multivitamins most popular supplements in ConsumerLab.com survey -- Internet most popular place to shop (02/05/2012)
2011 Vitamin D use increased 52% in past two years according to ConsumerLab.com survey of supplement users -- Fish oil continued to surpass multivitamins as most popular supplement and Internet was most common place to buy supplements (01/31/2011)
2010 ConsumerLab.com 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 (03/02/2010)
 ConsumerLab.com 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 (01/20/2010)
2009 40% of Green Tea and Selenium Products Fail ConsumerLab.com Review of Cancer-Prevention Supplements; Lycopene Supplements Pass (04/28/2009)
 ConsumerLab.com 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 (03/31/2009)
2006 ConsumerLab.com tests cancer-prevention supplements; several contaminated with lead or low in ingredient
— Report available for green tea, selenium, and lycopene supplements
(04/26/2006)
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