Retailers to Stop Sales of Controversial Supplements

Some leading vitamin stores have announced that they were pulling from their shelves a group of supplements that may contain a dangerous stimulant.

Vitamin Shoppe, one of the country’s largest specialty retailers of dietary supplements, said that it planned to stop selling all supplements that list on their labels a plant known as acacia rigidula after a study published on Tuesday reported that many of these products contained an amphetamine-like stimulant called BMPEA.

The authors of the study noted that the chemical, which was first synthesized in the 1930s as a replacement for amphetamine, has never been fully studied in humans and that under federal law is not an authorized dietary supplement ingredient. Canadian health authorities pulled a popular supplement that contains BMPEA from stores in December and warned consumers that the chemical could cause strokes and other serious cardiovascular complications… READ MORE  HERE

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