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State AGs eye wider probe of herbal supplements

State AGs eye wider probe of herbal supplements

NEW YORK — In the wake of an investigation begun by New York, the attorneys general of 14 states and territories have called on Congress to launch an inquiry into the herbal supplements industry. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Thursday said the bipartisan group of state attorneys

GNC, New York AG reach accord on supplements probe

GNC, New York AG reach accord on supplements probe

PITTSBURGH — GNC Holdings Inc. has reached an agreement with the New York attorney general that restores the full assortment of its Herbal Plus products to all stores in the state. Some of GNC’s Herbal Plus products were part of an investigation of herbal supplements by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who in early

More states join New York’s herbal supplement probe

More states join New York’s herbal supplement probe

NEW YORK — An investigation of the herbal supplements industry by New York’s attorney general has now expanded into a multistate probe. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday announced the formation of a coalition of state attorneys general from Connecticut, Indiana and Puerto Rico to further investigate the herbal supplement industry business practices.

N.Y. attorney general widens supplements probe

NEW YORK — The New York Attorney General’s Office has sent letters to four manufacturers of dietary supplements requesting information on the ingredients and quality control measures used for their products sold in the state. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent the letters this week to Pharmavite LLC, Nature’s Way Products Inc., NBTY Inc.

Four chains face questions about PL supplements

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has ordered four retail chains to halt sales of store-brand herbal supplements after tests showed that the products typically don’t contain the ingredients advertised and in many cases were contaminated with unlisted ingredients. “This investigation makes one thing abundantly clear: The old adage ‘buyer beware’ may

New York attorney general claims chains are selling mislabeled store-brand supplements

NEW YORK — New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has asked Walgreens, Walmart, Target and GNC to stop selling certain store-brand herbal supplements because DNA testing revealed discrepancies with ingredients listed on their labels. Schneiderman said Tuesday that he has sent cease-and-desist letters to the four retailers to halt sales of the supplements —