Supplement Co. Says Rival Sells Carcinogenic Products

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 6:06 PM EDT) -- A dietary supplement maker in a suit filed Thursday in Arizona federal court alleged a rival’s muscle-building supplements actually contain carcinogens and can cause liver damage, even though it markets its products to body-builders as having the benefits of anabolic steroids without their serious side effects.

Nutrition Distribution LLC said that Metabolic Edge Nutritional Supplements LLC, which does business as Iron Muscle Supplements, sells several products on its website containing selective androgen receptor modulators, or SARMs. They’re synthetic drugs intended to have similar effects as illegal anabolic steroids, but they’re not safe for human consumption, Nutrition Distribution said.

“Indeed, medical experts...

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