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Going Rogue - the shady side of sports supplements

Going Rogue - the shady side of sports supplements

Scandal after scandal has rocked the sports supplement industry and the FDA and the press are on the case. A look at the rogue's gallery of dangerous ingredients.

DMAA. Dendrobium. Aegeline. Utter the words in a room full of supplement industry executives, and you’ll likely hear a collective groan.

In the past year, these controversial stimulants have been subject to everything from recalls and seizures to class action suits, scathing media exposés, and threats of criminal prosecution. They prompted lawmakers to call for more strict regulation of supplements, and

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