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Quercetin & Rutin Supplements Review
Quality's a Concern With Quercetin and Rutin Supplements -- Only 17% of Claimed Amount In One
SAMe (S-adenosyl-methionine) Supplements Review
Choose the Best SAMe Supplement. CL Tests Reveal Big Differences in Quality and Cost.
Holy Basil Supplements Review
Find the Best Holy Basil (Tulsi) Supplements. Tests and Reviews of Popular Holy Basil Supplements & CL's Top Pick.
Does Prevagen really improve memory?
Learn more about Prevagen, including clinical studies on Prevagen's impact on memory & cognition, safety, pricing, and an FDA warning letter. ConsumerLab explores the efficacy of Prevagen.
B Vitamin Supplements Review (B Complexes, B6, B12, Biotin, Folate, Niacin, Riboflavin & More)
See Which B Vitamins Are ConsumerLab's Top Picks!
How do the COVID-19 vaccines compare in terms of efficacy, safety and side effects? How, when and where do I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Find out how the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna compare and learn how when and where you can get the COVID-19 vaccine.
March 30, 2023
ConsumerLab Tests Show Not All Quercetin and Rutin Supplements Contain What They Claim
White Plains, New York, March 30, 2023 — Quercetin is a plant compound found in its natural form, rutin, in foods such as capers, onions, and kale.
December 16, 2013
What's Really in Turmeric Supplements and Spices? You May Not Want to Know -- 33% of Turmeric/Curcumin Supplements Fail ConsumerLab.com's Review; Filth Found in Spices
White Plains, New York, December 16, 2013 — Supplements containing the herb turmeric or its key constituent, curcumin, are popular treatments for inflammatory diseases. ConsumerLab.
January 14, 2013
Lycopene Supplements Vary in Quality and Price According to ConsumerLab.com
White Plains, New York, January 14, 2013 — Lycopene supplements, which contain the red, antioxidant pigment found in tomatoes, vary widely in price and quality, according to a recent review by ConsumerLab.com.
March 30, 2011
ConsumerLab.com finds 100-fold variation in cost of iron supplements
WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — MARCH 28, 2011 — ConsumerLab.com announced today that the cost to get an equivalent dose of iron from supplements varies by more than 100-fold. A 25 mg dose of iron can cost as little as two cents or over two dollars, depending on the product.
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
WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — JANUARY 10, 2011 — A new report on the quality of omega-3 and -6 fatty acid supplements made from seed oils was released by ConsumerLab.com today. Only 11 of 17 products selected for testing met quality criteria for freshness and labeling.
September 10, 2007
Tests of B-vitamins by ConsumerLab.com finds several short on folic acid — New report covers B-complexes, thiamin, niacin, B-6, B-12, biotin and folic acid supplements
WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — SEPTEMBER 10, 2007 — Half of the B-complex supplements recently selected by ConsumerLab.com for testing were found to lack the total claimed amounts of folic acid, an essential nutrient also known as vitamin B-9.
May 15, 2007
ConsumerLab.com finds some alpha lipoic acid supplements come up short — Improper formulation may cause ingredient degradation
WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — May 15, 2007 — ConsumerLab.com announced that two of eleven alpha lipoic acid supplements that it recently chose to test contained significantly less ingredient than promised on their labels.
August 15, 2006
Over 70% of herbal sleep supplements fail tests for quality by ConsumerLab.com — Results for 16 valerian products released today
WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — AUGUST 15, 2006 — Most of the valerian dietary supplements recently tested by ConsumerLab.com were low in potency and/or contaminated, the testing company reported today. Valerian, an herbal sleep aid, accounts for approximately $50 million in sales in the U.S.
August 16, 2005
ConsumerLab.com tests potassium supplements — Report now online for sixteen products
WHITE PLAINS, NY — August 16, 2005 — ConsumerLab.com has released a new report on the quality of potassium supplements. Potassium is used to treat or prevent potassium deficiency caused by diuretic drugs ("water pills"), prolonged vomiting, diarrhea or laxative abuse.
Recalls & Warnings
December 21, 2016
Seller of 5-HTP, Chromium, Curcumin and More Warned for Drug Claims
On December 1, 2016, the FDA issued a warning letter to Aurora Health and Nutrition following a review of the company's website, which found statements made about its products, 5-HTP, Alpha Lipoic Acid, the Argentyn 23 product line, Artecin 90 Vegetarian Capsules, ...
Recalls & Warnings
April 02, 2004
Makers of Fat and Starch "Blockers" Receive FDA Warning Letters
On April 1, 2004, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)announced that it had sent warning letters to 16 dietary supplement distributors making false and misleading claims for weight loss products promoted over the internet.