Study Warns Of Diet Supplement Dangers Kept Quiet by FDA

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Study Warns Of Diet Supplement Dangers Kept Quiet by FDA

Popular weight-loss and workout supplements on sale in hundreds of vitamin shops across the nation contain a chemical nearly identical to amphetamine, the powerful stimulant, and pose dangers to the health of those who take them, according to a new study.

... The Food and Drug Administration documented two years ago that nine such supplements contained the same chemical, but never made public the names of the products or the companies that made them. Neither has it recalled the products nor issued a health alert to consumers as it has done with other tainted supplements.

Read more at The New York Times.

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