Four retailers pull some dietary aids off shelves after probe: NYT

February 12, 2015 10:00 AM

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(Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O), Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N), GNC Holdings Inc (GNC.N) and Target Corp (TGT.N) agreed to remove certain dietary supplements off their shelves in New York after receiving a threat of legal action from the state's attorney general, the New York Times reported.

The retailers received subpoenas from New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday, demanding evidence for the health claims printed on labels of dietary supplements sold in New York, the newspaper said.

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