Puerto Rico Joins New York in a State Wide High Profile Diet Supplement Probe

March 11, 2015 9:18 AM

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Puerto Rico Joins New York in a State Wide High Profile Diet Supplement Probe

Dietary supplements are facing more scrutiny from U.S. regulators, as two states, Puerto Rico and New York join together in a probe of the $33 billion-industry after tests showed that some products didn’t appear to contain key ingredients as shown in the ads.

Attorneys general in Connecticut and Indiana and the Puerto Rico Consumer Affairs Department will investigate industry practices as to whether claims of authenticity and purity are valid, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday in a statement.

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