Infographic: How often are supplements contaminated?

Infographic: How often are supplements contaminated?

Did you know that in the past four years one in two inspections by FDA have turned up significant manufacturing practice violations for supplements?

NSF International states in its infographic that this is the highest rate of any FDA regulated industry for non-compliance.

The organization makes a case for why NSF Certified for Sport supplements are safer choices by explaining just how often supplement products are contaminated by banned substances. In 2012 so far, 84 illegal products (think energy and muscle gain) contained steroids, stimulants and hormones.

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