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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Adulteration, Doping & Drug Digest: 2015
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 ow.ly/K6fAJ#fuelingtactics
The dark side: The secret world of sports doping
Anthony Bosch sentenced to 4 years in Florida court ow.ly/Jcult#fuelingtactics
Anatomy of Supplement Industry Adulteration via Fraudster In Omaha.
Out of about 790 hGH tests in the first year of testing this past NFL season, there were no positives. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/2015/02/02/hgh-testing-effectiveness-questioned-debated-facade/22715375/ #fuelingtactics
UFC names USADA as independent administrator for new drug-testing policy. http://ow.ly/NQ1c4 #fuelingtactics #foodsupsecurity
Novitzky to lead development of UFC athlete health and performance program
http://www.ufc.com/news/Anti-Doping-Expert-Jeff-Novitzky-Joins-UFC-Vice-President #fuelingtactics #foodsupsecurity
FDA Creates the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP) http://ow.ly/Wds7i #fuelingtactics
Justice Department and Federal Partners Announce Enforcement Actions of Dietary Supplement Cases
Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Events Related to Dietary Supplements http://ow.ly/TpMzC #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
New York Attorney General Targets Supplements at Major Retailers
Sen. McCaskill questions retailers about supplements targeting seniors. http://ow.ly/3xY4Ch. #fuelingtactics
Judge shutters dietary #supplement business that ‘played cat-and-mouse game’ bit.ly/17U6RUo#fuelingtactics
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
Tainted Dietary Supplements Frequently Hit The Market
Adulteration of Dietary Supplements by the Illegal Addition of Synthetic Drugs: A Reviewhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1541-4337.12173/full #fuelingtactics
DOD - Operation Supplement Safety (OPSS) High Risk Supplements Apphttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/high-risk-supplements-opss/id995374331?mt=8#fuelingtactics
Soldier use of dietary supplements in a combat zone is different than use in garrison. http://ow.ly/WkIkN #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. http://www.hbo.com/real-sports-with-bryant-gumbel/episodes/0/218-episode/video/ep-218-web-extra-supplements-in-the-military-2.html?autoplay=true#fuelingtactics
A new designer stimulant (NN-DMPPA), has been detected in Warsaw. http://ow.ly/LgRq0#fuelingtactics
Designer Stimulants Showing Up In Dietary Supplements & Unexpected Drug Interactions.
Weight-loss supplements contain amphetamine-like ingredients
FDA: BMPEA in Dietary Supplements. ow.ly/3xLrdX#fuelingtactics
Methamphetamine analogue called DEPEA in dietary supplements!
A methamphetamine analog (N,α-diethyl-phenylethylamine) identified in a mainstream dietary supplementhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/dta.1578/abstract#fuelingtactics
DMAA is back: DoD names 39 workout stimulants to avoid
Schedule 1 Stimulant (Fenethylline) allegedly used by terrorist in Paris attacks. http://ow.ly/V9nd0 #fuelingtactics
FDA: USP Labs Once Again Busted For Doping Supplement OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic w/ fluoxetine / Prozac! ow.ly/JP5iZ #fuelingtactics
FDA warns consumers not to use muscle growth product called Tri-Methyl Xtreme (steroid related liver damage) http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm442494.htm#.VSzTBtjRJiI.twitter#fuelingtactics
Biogenix USA, LLC Ostarine and another selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM) doped dietary supplements! http://www.fda.gov/ICECI/EnforcementActions/WarningLetters/2014/ucm434928.htm#fuelingtactics
Nootrophic Focused Dietary Supplements Doped w/ Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Schedule IV drug Modafinil (Provigil) has high potential for abuse in performance based populations. http://ow.ly/Rynrd #fuelingtactics
GNC Announces Additional Quality Control Measures For Supplements http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/well/2015/03/30/gnc-to-strengthen-supplement-quality-controls/?referrer= #fuelingtactics
Recent FDA action on pure powdered caffeine products
In 2014, the U.S. imported nearly 17 million pounds of powdered caffeine (most for use in soft drinks). http://ow.ly/OJY01 #fuelingtactics
1 in 4 undergrads report misuse of prescription drugs (stimulants & pain killers) http://ow.ly/Twopr #fuelingtactics
Daily Marijuana Use Among U.S. College Students Highest Since ‘80s! http://ow.ly/3yacaR. #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. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/dta.1860/abstract?campaign=wolearlyview #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 http://ow.ly/OHigx #fuelingtactics #foodsupsecurity
NCAA Considering Making Testing For Weed School's Responsibility. http://ow.ly/WslIV #fuelingtactics
Rate of opioid deaths almost quadrupled from ‘99 - ‘11. http://ow.ly/3y7tGF. #fuelingtactics
Prevalence of polypharmacy (use of five or more prescription drugs) up! http://ow.ly/Uezb4 #fuelingtactics
"Herbal Viagra" Might Be Whatever They Swept Up Off The Floor! http://ow.ly/TuWR3 #fuelingtactics
USADA: Adulterated dietary supplements threaten the health and sporting career of up-and-coming young athletes http://ow.ly/Uctak #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. http://ow.ly/3ykSOs #fuelingtactics
Excessive Workout Supplement Use: An Emerging Eating Disorder in Men? http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/08/eating-disorder.aspx #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 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151023083711.htm
Sales of dietary supplements to minors is a big problem! ow.ly/MaBcp #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. http://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Food-Safety/Food-crime-boss-appeals-for-new-partnership/?utm_source=Newsletter_Subject&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletter%2BSubject&c=jzUwkG%2B8zglzTBxrJxJh0w%3D%3D #fuelingtactics