Two Supplement Recalls Issued Due to Undeclared Pharmaceuticals

Undeclared and Banned Pharmaceuticals Lead to Supplement Recalls from Two Manufacturers Two dietary supplement manufacturers have issued supplement recalls after the FDA found undeclared pharmaceuticals in the products. REFA Enterprises, which manufacturers Forever Beautiful Bee Pollen, has issued a voluntary supplement recall for one lot of their product at the consumer level, due to undeclared Sibutramine, or a combination of Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein. The pharmaceuticals were found during a routine FDA lab analysis of the … [Read more...]

GNC Settles Supplement Lawsuit, Faces More Concerns

After Settlement in Supplement Lawsuit, New Concerns Over Ingredients in Supplements Lead to Halt on Sales Although GMC settled a supplement lawsuit in September, scientists have raised new concerns about a stimulant that is an ingredient in more of the company’s supplements, which has been untested in humans. At the end of September, GNC Holdings Inc and supplement manufacturer USPLabs LLC agreed to pay $2 million to settle a class action lawsuit against the companies for their workout supplements OxyElite Pro and Jack3d, which had a … [Read more...]