Your dietary supplements may be contaminated

October 12, 2018

Dr. John Swartzberg, School of Public Health Professor and Director of the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter, provided his expertise on the supplement industry in a San Francisco Chronicle article that covered a study on the contamination of supplements.

Dr. Swartzberg says these findings are likely the “tip of the iceberg.” He continues, “You’ve got an FDA that’s underfunded and not given the adequate resources to look at these products. What we’ve created is an industry that many have described as the Wild West, with very poor controls.”

Read the full article on the SF Chronicle