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...]

Beware Supplements Claiming Concussion Cure

Some Dietary Supplements Claim to be a Concussion Cure, FDA Issues Warnings As public concern over concussions, especially sports-related concussions in teenage football and soccer players, grows, some supplement manufacturers are exploiting the fear and marketing their supplements as Concussion cures. On Monday, August 25th, the US Food and Drug Administration announced its awareness of the problem on its website, stating that the public should not purchase supplements to treat concussion symptoms. Dietary supplements do not face the same … [Read more...]