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The Problems with Herbal Supplements

November 8, 2015

The Problems with Herbal Supplements

The herbal supplement industry has been in the news a lot recently. More than 20 consumers from across the country have filed a class action lawsuit against supplement retailers. The suit claims that herbal products sold in stores are mislabeled and don’;t contain the ingredients advertised. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is looking into the claims. New…

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August 6, 2010

Dietary Supplements with Higher Health Risks

Consumer Reports is taking a look at dietary supplements. In this case, the consumer group finds the dirty dozen supplements you should avoid. Dietary supplements are not overseen by the Food and Drug Administration which can act only when there is a problem and consumers are harmed. While most vitamin manufacturers and herbal supplement producers…

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April 16, 2008

Kinoki Foot Pads Padding the Truth?

John Stossel reported for 20/20 recently on the Kinoki pads. They are supposed to be taped to the bottom of your foot where overnight they draw out toxins which turn the pads dark.   ABC News ordered some and says they are similar to ones made by Avon that calls them “detoxifying patches”.    Among those who…

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