GNC, Target, Walmart, Walgreens selling bogus herbal supplements, NY charges

February 3, 2015 3:37 PM

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GNC, Target, Walmart, Walgreens selling bogus herbal supplements, NY charges

More than half of American adults take some kind of herbal supplement, spending an estimated $30 billion a year in the belief that the supplements have some kind of healthful effect. And, of course, consumers think that what's in the bottle is what the label promises.

But New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman says that belief is too often misplaced -- and yesterday announced that GNC, Target, Walmart, and Walgreens were allegedly selling store brand herbal supplements that either didn't contain the labeled substance or contain ingredients that weren't li...

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