Archives for April2015

DARE officer resigns after being linked to steroid sales case

FRANKFORT — A DARE officer for the Frankfort police department who allegedly was involved in a transaction for anabolic steroids with a central figure in the recent high-profile bourbon thefts has resigned, a department spokesman said Wednesday.

Mike Wells resigned Monday, said Maj. Rob Warfel, spokesman for the Frankfort police department.… Continue Reading...

New Zealand: Bodybuilder kidnaps “brother” to help avoid arrest on steroid charges

Khalid Slaimankhel.

Khalid Slaimankhel

 

An Auckland body builder allegedly arranged the kidnapping of a fellow body builder who considered him to be like a “brother” in an attempt to avoid being jailed for breaching bail conditions relating to an arrest over steroid offences.

Khalid Naser Slaimankhel and associates Jen Jay Law and Junior Iolimo Paea are on trial at the Auckland High Court facing kidnapping charges after allegedly kidnapping Marven Yacoub in an attempt to get him to take the rap after police found over 1000 green pills in the boot of Slaimankhel’s BMW.… Continue Reading...

Horse trainer fined $343K for doping his horse with steroids – over 1,700 instances!

The state Gaming Commission earlier Monday said they were issuing a $343,000 fine against harness trainer Lou Pena for 1,717 instances in which he violated equine rules by drugging horses with steroids and other hormones.

Pena’s case began a few years back and the initial discipline was contested by his lawyers.… Continue Reading...

The FDA issued warning letters for products listing BMPEA as a dietary ingredient. Some identified this stimulant as Acacia rigidula.

On April 23, 2015, the FDA issued warning letters to five companies regarding a total of eight products for which the product labeling lists BMPEA as a dietary ingredient. Two of the companies further identified the source of this stimulant as the botanical Acacia rigidula.

Under existing law, including the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act passed by Congress in 1994, the FDA can take action to remove products from the market, but the agency must first establish that such products are adulterated (e.g., that the product is unsafe) or misbranded (e.g., that the labeling is false or misleading).… Continue Reading...

Supplements: Woman dies after DNP diet pills eat her insides

Woman dies after DNP diet pills eat her insides

A 21-year-old student “burned up from the inside” and died after taking a lethal dose of diet pills she bought online.

Eloise Parry died when her metabolism went into overdrive and her heart stopped from taking dinitrophenol, or DNP.

Her devastated mother, Fiona, has warned of the dangers of the drug, saying doctors at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Britain’s Shropshire “never had a chance” of saving her beloved daughter.… Continue Reading...

Supplement: Extreme Diamond 3000 contains hidden drug ingredient

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Extreme Diamond 3000, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites, includingwww.libidoshops.com, and in some retail stores

Image of Extreme Diamond 3000

FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Extreme Diamond 3000 contains desmethyl carbodenafil and dapoxetine.  Desmethyl carbodenafil is structurally similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, an FDA-approved prescription drug for erectile dysfunction (ED).  
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Dangerous nutritional supplements sold in market

The news of the death of a British student a few days ago because of taking dietary supplements raised concern among public. This is an alarming bell ringing to all those who want to lose weight as quickly as possible.

Though Ceng Fui Yen is forbid selling by Vietnamese Ministry of Health, it is present in shelves in pharmacies in streets Hai Thuong Lan Ong and Luong Nhu Hoc in district 5 (Photo: SGGP)

However, dietary supplements or nutritional supplements made in foreign countries are sold rampantly in websites.Continue Reading...

Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputy terminated, four resign amid allegations of steroid use

A Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputy was terminated this week and four more resigned, with one being arrested by the GBI, amid an internal investigation into alleged use of anabolic steroids.

According to Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett, someone contacted him in September to lodge a formal complaint about alleged improper activities of a certified deputy in the Rockdale County Jail.… Continue Reading...

Despite warnings, health food stores recommend over-the-counter dietary supplements to minors

Fifteen year olds are not only able to buy over-the-counter dietary supplements from a sampling of health food stores across the country, the staff at those stores actually went so far as to recommend certain products, despite labels reading “for adult use only.”

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using body-shaping supplements — supplements are unregulated by the US Food & Drug Administration — for males and females under age 18.

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HAVE YOU PURCHASED THESE 4 DANGEROUS, FAKE SUPPLEMENTS FROM WALMART, WALGREENS AND TARGET?

Do you shop at Walgreens, Walmart, GNC or Target?

Well, you might want to rethink your choice to buy supplements at these 4 national retailers. Recently, these stores have been exposed for selling bogus, potentially harmful herbal supplements to their customers. These “supplements” that claim to be full of healthy herbal mixtures are in fact full of “cheap fillers” that include:

– Common house plants

– Radish

– Wheat

– Soy

– Beans

– Peas

– Legumes

– Rice

This mislabeling has caused many trusting Americans to buy these rip-off supplements in hopes of a healthier diet.… Continue Reading...