The use of SARMs (selective androgen receptor modulators), synthetic compounds being investigated as new drugs, have triggered natural products industry and federal regulatory efforts to remove these compounds from dietary supplements. What the best approach is to doing so has been a matter of debate.
Sports nutrition and bodybuilding industry attorney Rick Collins, a partner with Collins Gann McCloskey and Barry, sat down with INSIDER’s Steve Myers during the recent SupplySide East in Secaucus, New Jersey, (April 2018) to discuss the current situation with SARMs and review possible outcomes, including potential legislation.
In this podcast, Myers and Collins discuss:
- How SARMs became popular in the sporting world.
- The legal ramifications for selling SARMs as dietary supplements.
- Potential legislative and regulatory actions to remove SARMs from the market.
Links & Resources:
- Hatch, Whitehouse Bill Would Make SARMs Controlled Substances (April 2018)
- #SARMsCanHarm, but Industry Fights Back (April 2018)
- Enhanced Athlete CEO Targeted in SARMs Criminal Probe, Fights Dr. Huge Deposition (March 2018)
- FDA, Industry Struggle to Deal with SARMs, DMAA and Other Controversial Ingredients (Nov. 2017)
- More Sports Nutrition Competitor Lawsuits Over SARMs (Aug. 2017)
- USADA Warns on Ostarine in Sports Supplements (July 2017)
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