Recalled Supplements Still for Sale
Adulterated dietary dietary supplements should be on the market lengthy after they’re recalled by the FDA. As reported in late 2014 within the Journal of the American Medical Affiliation, researchers appeared for the 274 dietary supplements that had been recalled between 2009 and 2012 for holding probably harmful undeclared pharmaceutical elements.
Of those, 27 had been nonetheless on the market in shops or on-line one to 4 years later beneath the identical names; almost all of them had been marketed for athletic efficiency or weight reduction. Lab analyses discovered that 18 had been nonetheless adulterated, often with the identical substances, resembling anabolic steroids, sildenafil (as in Viagra), or fluoxetine (as in Prozac).