NY Asks Stores To Halt Herbal Supplements After Tests Show Advertised Herbs Not Present

4 Feb

Long overdue scrutiny indeed….!

Consumerist

Only 4% of the Walmart Spring Valley herbal supplements tested turned up DNA of the herbs advertised on the label. Only 4% of the Walmart Spring Valley herbal supplements tested turned up DNA of the herbs advertised on the label. When you buy an herbal supplement that says “echinacea” or “ginko boloba” on the label, you may expect that it contains some additional ingredients beyond the advertised herbs, but you should be confident that those herbs are present. However, DNA tests commissioned by the New York state Attorney General found evidence that many herbal products may not contain what they advertise.

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One Response to “NY Asks Stores To Halt Herbal Supplements After Tests Show Advertised Herbs Not Present”

  1. ratamacue0 February 4, 2015 at 8:51 pm #

    Thanks.

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