An outbreak of nearly 100 cases of hepatitis in Hawaii was pinpointed to be caused by one dietary supplement.
But that's not the scary part. This is:
Because the FDA regulates supplements only after they come to market, companies are not required to prove that their products are safe and effective before marketing them.
"This really points to the fact that there's no safety testing … before a new ingredient shows up in a supplement in the United States," Cohen said. "Guess who's the experimental animal — the consumer."
So if you are taking one such dietary supplement, one that's brand new and never tested...
You may want to reevaluate that risk.
Esp. when it is based on junk science or even worse bogosities.