Adulteration, Doping & Drug Digest: 2015

As you can see we have our hands full with drug tested populations like never before.

A cavalier attitude about supplementation just doesn’t work around Sports RDs.

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Dave Ellis
#fuelingtactics #foodsupsecurity


Adulteration, Doping & Drug Digest: 2015
Dave Ellis
#fuelingtactics #foodsupsecurity

Drugs Pervade Sport in Russia, World Anti-Doping Agency Report Finds

WADA Independent Commission Investigation

Athletics (endurance) roiled by mass doping allegations after blood test leak.

NYT: Report Says Doping Was Ignored to Shield Armstrong

The dark side: The secret world of sports doping

Anthony Bosch sentenced to 4 years in Florida court

Anatomy of Supplement Industry Adulteration via Fraudster In Omaha. #fuelingtactics

Out of about 790 hGH tests in the first year of testing this past NFL season, there were no positives.  #fuelingtactics

UFC names USADA as independent administrator for new drug-testing policy. #fuelingtactics #foodsupsecurity

Novitzky to lead development of UFC athlete health and performance program #fuelingtactics #foodsupsecurity

FDA Creates the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP) #fuelingtactics

Justice Department and Federal Partners Announce Enforcement Actions of Dietary Supplement Cases

Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Events Related to Dietary Supplements #fuelingtactics

Senate Dems call on FTC to investigate dietary supplements

Durbin, Blumenthal Introduce Supplement Amendments to Military Bill

New York Attorney General Targets Supplements at Major Retailers

Oregon AG accuses retailer GNC of selling drug-spiked dietary supplements #fuelingtactics

New York Attorney General Targets Supplements at Major Retailers  #fuelingtactics

Sen. McCaskill questions retailers about supplements targeting seniors. #fuelingtactics

Judge shutters dietary #supplement business that ‘played cat-and-mouse game’

Breaking the gridlock: Regulation of dietary supplements in the United States

The history of efforts to regulate dietary supplements in the USA

Should states and local governments regulate dietary supplements?

FDA Ponders Putting Homeopathy To A Tougher Test

The Toxicity and Pathology of Selected Dietary Herbal Medicines

Supplement Company Owner Gets 30 Months In Prison  #fuelingtactics

Tainted Dietary Supplements Frequently Hit The Market  #fuelingtactics

Adulteration of Dietary Supplements by the Illegal Addition of Synthetic Drugs: A Review #fuelingtactics

DOD - Operation Supplement Safety (OPSS) High Risk Supplements App

Soldier use of dietary supplements in a combat zone is different than use in garrison. #fuelingtactics

HBO Real Sports has two segments now on the vulnerability of doped dietary supplements being sold on U.S. bases that could set the stage for health challenges for our warriors, especially under hot humid conditions.

A new designer stimulant (NN-DMPPA), has been detected in Warsaw.

Designer Stimulants Showing Up In Dietary Supplements & Unexpected Drug Interactions.

Weight-loss supplements contain amphetamine-like ingredients  #fuelingtactics

FDA: BMPEA in Dietary Supplements.

Methamphetamine analogue called DEPEA in dietary supplements!  #fuelingtactics

A methamphetamine analog (N,α-diethyl-phenylethylamine) identified in a mainstream dietary supplement

DMAA is back: DoD names 39 workout stimulants to avoid  #fuelingtactics

Schedule 1 Stimulant (Fenethylline) allegedly used by terrorist in Paris attacks. #fuelingtactics

FDA: USP Labs Once Again Busted For Doping Supplement OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic w/ fluoxetine / Prozac! #fuelingtactics

FDA warns consumers not to use muscle growth product called Tri-Methyl Xtreme (steroid related liver damage)

Biogenix USA, LLC Ostarine and another selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM) doped dietary supplements!

Nootrophic Focused Dietary Supplements Doped w/ Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients #fuelingtactics

Schedule IV drug Modafinil (Provigil) has high potential for abuse in performance based populations. #fuelingtactics

GNC Announces Additional Quality Control Measures For Supplements  #fuelingtactics

Recent FDA action on pure powdered caffeine products #fuelingtactics

In 2014, the U.S. imported nearly 17 million pounds of powdered caffeine (most for use in soft drinks). #fuelingtactics

1 in 4 undergrads report misuse of prescription drugs (stimulants & pain killers) #fuelingtactics

Daily Marijuana Use Among U.S. College Students Highest Since ‘80s! #fuelingtactics

Designer Weed Problem Too.... synthetic cannabinoids have emerged in the illicit drug market, in particular via the Internet, leading to abuse of these drugs. There is currently limited knowledge about the specific enzymes involved in the metabolism of these drugs. In this study, we investigated the cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes involved in the metabolism of the two synthetic cannabinoids. #fuelingtactics

Synthetic Marijuana Lands Thousands of Young People in the ER, Especially Young Males

The Next Regulatory Front: Dose and Label Accuracy in Edible Medical Cannabis Products #fuelingtactics #foodsupsecurity

NCAA Considering Making Testing For Weed School's Responsibility. ‪#‎fuelingtactics‬

Rate of opioid deaths almost quadrupled from ‘99 - ‘11. #fuelingtactics

Prevalence of polypharmacy (use of five or more prescription drugs) up! #fuelingtactics

"Herbal Viagra" Might Be Whatever They Swept Up Off The Floor! #fuelingtactics

USADA: Adulterated dietary supplements threaten the health and sporting career of up-and-coming young athletes #fuelingtactics

Why Sports RDs are being asked to play the Food and Supplement Security role for teams with drug tested athletes! USADA Supplement 411 Video: Decoding the Dietary Supplement Industry. #fuelingtactics

Excessive Workout Supplement Use: An Emerging Eating Disorder in Men? #fuelingtactics

Peak ages of risk for starting nonmedical use of prescription stimulants 16-19 y/o.

Health food stores recommend teens try performance supplement not recommended under 18

Sales of dietary supplements to minors is a big problem! #fuelingtactics

Food Crime..... food or supplement, it's all about adulteration for economic gain in some fashion and involves organized crime or just some habitual felons. #fuelingtactics