Monday, July 13, 2015

Just a heads up for my readers!

Saw this in my facebook news feed this morning--- thought i would share in case any of you buy herbal supplements at GNC, Walgreens Walmart...ETC.

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The New York State Attorney General’s Office is demanding that GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, and Target remove store brand herbal supplements from their shelves after the pills were found to be packed with a strange array of fraudulent—and in some cases hazardous—ingredients. Popular supplements such as ginseng, valerian root, and St. John’s wort sold under store brand names at the four major retailers were found to contain powdered rice, asparagus, and even houseplants, while being completely void of any of the ingredients on the label.

Read more: FDA finds herbal supplements at GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, and Target contain asparagus, houseplants, and no herbs | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building