The Strange, Dangerous Truth About Dietary And Workout Supplements
These supplements don't need government approval to be sold. If there's an issue, it might take months or years before they're pulled from stores.By Matt Moreno | July 28, 2016
You might not know this, but all of those pills, powders and drinks that either help you lose weight or bulk up don't have to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration — even though they look a lot like food and/or drugs.
In fact, they don't have to go through much red tape before hitting store shelves.
"It's very concerning to me, and it should be concerning to consumers," said nutrition and physiology professor Pam Hinton.