Dietary Products Tainted With Chromium: FDA

Law360, New York (May 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it had detected hazardous amounts of chromium and selenium in its final analysis of certain flavors of the dietary supplement products “Total Body Formula" and "Total Body Mega Formula.”

The agency said samples of Total Body Formula in Tropical Orange and Peach Nectar flavors and Total Body Mega Formula in Orange/Tangerine flavor contained up to 3,426 micrograms of chromium for the recommended serving, or 17 times the recommended intake.

The FDA first warned consumers to avoid the...
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