Wednesday, February 11, 2009

FDA Targets Starcaps and Other Diet Pills

The FDA says that certain weight-loss capsules, including StarCaps are promoted as natural dietary supplements using papaya, but could be hazardous to your health. In violation of the law, the FDA found, the capsules also contained a drug called bumetanide that can have serious side effects.

In a continuing investigation, the FDA has concluuded that dozens of weight-loss supplements, most of them imported from China, contain hidden and potentially harmful drugs.

Expect a detailed list to be published soon.

Our office is investigating alleged wrongdoing by the matkers of StarCaps. The recall information is here.

Source here.