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FDA Recalls Diet Pills

Posted Feb 18 2009 12:09pm
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FDA Recalls Diet Pills

FDA Expands Warning to Consumers About Tainted Weight Loss Pills

List increases from 28 to 69 products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expanding its nationwide alert to consumers about tainted weight loss pills that contain undeclared, active pharmaceutical ingredients.

On December 22, 2008, FDA warned consumers not to purchase or consume 28 different products marketed for weight loss. Since that time, FDA analysis has identified 41 more tainted weight loss products that may put consumers’ health at risk. Full FDA recall here.

Truth About Diet Pills - How Safe Are Over The Counter Diet Pills?

For the millions of people trying to lose weight, you must know the dangers of over the counter diet pills. I know that food burns fat safely and much better than the latest diet pills. Know the truth about diet pills before taking them, ever!

F.D.A. Finds ‘Natural’ Diet Pills Spiked With Drugs

Just in from the New York Times...

Grady Jackson, a defensive tackle with the Atlanta Falcons, said he used the weight-loss capsules. Kathie Lee Gifford was enthusiastic about them on the “Today” show.

Retailers like GNC and the Vitamin Shoppe sold them, no prescription required.

But the Food and Drug Administration now says those weight-loss capsules, called StarCaps and promoted as natural dietary supplements using papaya, could be hazardous to your health. In violation of the law, the agency has found, the capsules also contained a potent pharmaceutical drug called bumetanide which can have serious side effects. By Kim Klaver

And StarCaps are not the only culprits....Read full FDA recall here.

Information for consumers: Q and A Diet Pills Safety


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Whatever you do, make sure you know the risks of taking any diet pill for weight loss.

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