Supplements And Safety

The vitamin and supplement industry is a $30 billion a year business. It’s questionable, though, that all that money spent on diet pills, fish oil and the like is actually making us healthier. This hour, we’ll talk about how the industry is regulated – and why it’s so hard to know what’s actually in the bottle – with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation correspondent Gillian Findlay. Her “Frontline” investigation, conducted with “The New York Times,” airs Tuesday night at 9 on KERA-TV.