Dietary Supplements

October 28, 2003

Members will hear testimony on the availability of dietary supplements to consumers of all ages, the marketing practices of the supplement industry, and the effectiveness of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) in protecting consumers. The Committee also will examine whether the significant level of domestic consumption of dietary supplements could be exposing consumers to unexpected short- and long-term health risks. Senator McCain will preside. Following is a tentative witness list (not necessarily in order of appearance):


Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable John McCain

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. John M. Taylor

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Greg Davis

  • Mr. Charles Bell

  • Mr. David Seckman

  • Mr. Terry Madden

    Chief Executive Officer
    U.S. Anti-Doping Agency
  • Dr. Arthur Grollman