Nutrition Business Journal

Hung out to dry

Years after the Dateline expose, dry labs persist.

Of the countless media exposés of dietary supplements, few have made jaws drop—industry jaws included—quite like the infamous 2012 Dateline NBC segment that smoked out the practice of “dry labbing” dietary supplements.

While investigating how sketchy supplements end up on store shelves, Dateline’s “The Hansen Files” followed the trail back to third-party laboratories. They’d been tipped off that some labs may be rubberstamping r

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