Hi Tech Pharmaceuticals Ordered to Pay $40M in Sanctions

May 29, 2014

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A USDCT Judge in Georgia has imposed a $40 million sanctions against Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Hi-Tech”), Jared Wheat, Sean Smith, and Dr. Terrell Mark Wright. The sanction arose from the defendants’ failure to comply with orders obtained by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requiring that they cease making unsubstantiated claims about their products and […]

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Eugene Oregon, Inc. Issues Nationwide Expansion Of The Recall Of All Lots Of African Black Ant, Black Ant, And Mojo Risen Dietary Supplements Which May Contain Undeclared Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

May 29, 2014

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May 28, 2014 (Revised from May 5, 2014) Press Release – Eugene Oregon, Inc. of Levittown, Pennsylvania is voluntarily expanding its recall. This recall is a revised version of the recall issued on May 5, 2014 and is revised to reflect the recall of ALL LOTS of the recalled products. Misinformation about the Black Ant […]

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Super Arthgold Arthritis Supplement recalled

May 23, 2014

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La Mirada, CA, Nano Well-being Health Inc. is voluntarily recalling lot L1P1-6100/Expiration date June 25, 2016 and lot L1P2-6000/Expiration date September 16, 2016 of Super Arthgold, 500 mg capsules to the consumer level. FDA laboratory analysis has found the product to contain chlorzoxazone, diclofenac and indomethacin, making it an unapproved new drug. To date, no […]

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FDA warns of hidden drug in “natural” bee pollen weight loss supplement, Asset Bee Pollen

May 23, 2014

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News from the FDA this week about a hidden drug in a bee pollen. From the FDA site: FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Asset Bee Pollen contains sibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The product poses a threat to consumers because sibutramine is […]

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Who Makes the Supplements You Take?

May 21, 2014

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Scientists have found a “cocktail of synthetic stimulants” in a U.S.-made weight-loss supplement while investigating a series of health problems experienced by Dutch consumers, according to research published this week. The supplements Dexaprine and Dexaprine XR are sold by California-based iForce Nutrition. Dexaprine XR continues to be sold in the USA through Internet sites, including […]

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Beware of Fraudulent ‘Dietary Supplements’

May 20, 2014

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An interesting read from the FDA on fradulent dietary supplements: Federal regulators continue to warn consumers about tainted, dangerous products that are marketed as dietary supplements. These fraudulent products can cause serious injury or even death. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found nearly 300 fraudulent products—promoted mainly for weight loss, sexual enhancement, and […]

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Edwin Moses: Don’t take Dietary Supplements

May 1, 2014

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Edwin Moses beleives athletes should stay away from all dietary supplements to escape possible doping bans in the future instead of claiming ignorance on testing positive for banned substances. “I think athletes are making a mistake if they are trying to be aware of what is in every single substance. It is easier just to […]

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