Health Alert: FDA is Unaware that Supplements Allegedly Contain Amphetamine-like Substances Never Tested on Humans

April 8, 2015 3:12 AM

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Health Alert: FDA is Unaware that Supplements Allegedly Contain Amphetamine-like Substances Never Tested on Humans

Report said some popular diet pills and sports supplements contain a substance similar to amphetamine drug that’s never been tested on humans. The substance identified as BMPEA is present in supplements that has Acacia rigidula, a native shrub in Texas. . BMPEA can only be produced artificially.

It was said that the FDA was not able to alert consumers that some dietary supplements contain BMPEA when they found it out in 2013.

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