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Supplements safe after FDA recall? Don't count on it
Supplements safe after FDA recall? Don't count on it

When the Food & Drug Administration recalls your "all natural" dietary supplement for containing prescription pharmaceuticals, you may think that ensures a rapid restoration of the misbranded product to its wholesome natural state, right? Wrong, says a new study. Several months after supplements were recalled for being illegally laced with prescription drugs, researchers bought them off the shelves and from the online inventories of supplement retailers and checked whether they continued to contain the illegal substances for which they'd been recalled. In two-thirds of cases, the supplements did. And in more than 1 in 5 cases, the researchers found a second (or...

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