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Weight-loss drug crackdown

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA adds 13 products to a list of weight-loss supplements found to be contaminated with prescription drugs or chemicals, most of which appear to be manufactured in China, FDA reports in a question-and-answer notice. The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research reported Dec. 22 that it may file criminal charges against the manufacturers of 28 products it initially found to have undeclared pharmaceutical drugs in the ongoing investigaton (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 5, 2009, p. 8). CDER is declining to identify the manufacturers

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