NY Attorney General actions

NY AG takes on GNC, Walgreens, Walmart & Target on herbal supplements

GNC, Walgreens, Target and Walmart sent cease and desist letters

‘Uninformed’, ‘inappropriate’ and ‘premature’: Industry experts round on NY AG’s action against major retailers over failed DNA tests for herbal supplements

By Stephen Daniells

The New York Attorney General has sent letters to GNC, Target, Walmart, and Walgreens telling them to stop selling some herbal supplements after DNA tests found 79% didn’t contain the labeled substance or contained other non-listed ingredients. Analytical...

Barcodes are short genetic markers or signatures in DNA that identify which particular species it belongs to

10 questions we need answered regarding the NY AG’s botanical action

By Stephen Daniells

You couldn’t make it up: DNA barcoding is used to test products that appear to be predominantly extracts by a researcher who is more comfortable with reptiles and dinosaurs and the results have not been made public. But the NY Attorney General is using...

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