Recalls DICK’S Sporting Goods Recalls Resistance Tubes Due to Injury Hazard
Recalls

Fitness Gear Resistance Tubes Recalled

Yesterday, DICK’S Sporting Goods announced a recall covering several models of its Fitness Gear brand resistance tubes exercise product over fears that the latex tubes could break during use, potentially injuring the user. So far, the company says that it has received 12 reports of tubes breaking. There was no mention of how serious the resulting… Continue reading Fitness Gear Resistance Tubes Recalled

EZ Weight Loss TX announces recall of adulterated LaBri's Body Health Xplode.
Alternative Medicine, scams

Another LaBri’s Body Health Recall

Another distributor of LaBri's Body Health "supplements" has announced a recall. Why EZ Weight Loss TX didn't recall back in March when Envy Me recalled its inventory is not known but EZ Weight Loss TX announced Monday that all packages of LaBri's Body Health Atomic and LaBri's Body Health Xplode are being pulled from the market. Just as before,… Continue reading Another LaBri’s Body Health Recall

Health Canada raids Shop Sante Leval of its Fluffy Unicorn.
Alternative Medicine, scams

Fluffy Unicorn Found In Quebec’s Shop Santé Laval

Officials with Health Canada say they have raided Shop Santé Laval in Quebec and seized its inventory of the "supplement" known as Fluffy Unicorn. The product, which is typically hawked as a workout aid, is deemed an unauthorized product under Canadian law. And it's dangerous, say health officials. Not only does it contain the stimulant… Continue reading Fluffy Unicorn Found In Quebec’s Shop Santé Laval

Steroids and steroid-like ingredients in bodybuilding and weightlifting supplements prompt a warning from FDA.
Men's Health, News, scams

FDA Works Up A Sweat Over Body Building “Supplements”

Earlier this week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, made public the official warning letters the agency sent to 3 peddlers of body building "supplements" that the agency alleges contain steroid ingredients or steroid-like ingredients. Those companies are: Flex Fitness Products/Big Dan’s Fitness AndroPharm Hardcore Formulations In its press release about the warning… Continue reading FDA Works Up A Sweat Over Body Building “Supplements”