Sen. McCaskill Reaches Out To Retailers On Picamilon ‘In The Absence Of FDA Action’
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
The Missouri Democrat tells retailers that FDA “hasn’t lifted a finger to inform the public or taken any action to remove” picamilon. Although an FDA official said in an affidavit to the Oregon AG that picamilon is not a dietary ingredient, the agency has not warned firms or consumers that it is unsafe.
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