California PCB OIL LAWSUIT

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California PCB OIL LAWSUIT

Postby mangio » Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:45 pm

Big thanks to the clever folks for this important alert.

6 International manufacturers and 2 Drug Store Chains.

CVS Pharmacy Inc.
General Nutrition Corp.
Now Health Group Inc.
Omega Protein
Pharmarite
Rite Aid
Solgar
Twin Lab

*Some brands as high as 852 parts.

The manufacturers have probably distributed to many countries.
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Postby weegie1 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:52 am

What is this about?
Let it be a reason but never an excuse
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Postby Ruthless67 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:07 am

I think it's about amounts of PCB in fish oil supplements. There was something about it on the news last night.
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Postby mangio » Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:39 am

Yes it was on the news here last nite.

I don't know if the products were sold
to other countries other than USA but I suspect there will be many.
The products are coming from overseas manufacturing companies.
I hope they are not in Canada.

I will try to find out as much as possible today and report
back.


thanks
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Postby cheerleader » Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:01 am

Here's info on the lawsuit out of San Francisco-

link

Jeff and I take Carlson Brand omega 3- quality brand- check it out. PCBs are bad, endothelial disrupters.
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Postby jr5646 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:58 pm

Part of the problem with supplements is that they are not fda regulated the same way drugs are...

Here is a link with the abc video:

http://www.fishoilsafety.com/

Link to the fda:

http://www.fda.gov/food/DietarySupplements/default.htm
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Postby sewwhat » Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:36 pm

thanks for posting this.
I just took my supplements before I logged on, and one of them was a CVS fish oil :(
That will be the last one. Going to switch to flax seed oil. thanks again
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