Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., interim executive director and CEO of the Natural Products Association will discuss issues surrounding steroids being illegally marketed a body building dietary supplements today on MSNBC’s Dr. Nancy health program. The program airs weekdays at noon ET on the MSNBC television network.
Fabricant testified as part of a panel of industry and agency experts yesterday in front of the Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee during its hearing, "Body Building Products and Hidden Steroids: Enforcement Barriers."
Fabricant, who is also NPA’s vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs, stated during his testimony that “tougher enforcement and prosecution to the full extent of the law are the best ways to stop the criminals” responsible for selling steroids masquerading as dietary supplements.
The topic is receiving wide media coverage this week, and the Natural Products Association has been cited in several national and international media outlets including ABC News’ Good Morning America and USAToday.NPA’s testimony is available at www.naturalproductsassoc.org/fabricant_testimony_092909