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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