Study raises concern over poor quality control, inaccurate labelling, and contaminants found in herbal supplements

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for October 14, 2013

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Over 80 Percent Of Herbal Products Omit Ingredients, Contain Fillers

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Steven G Newmaster, Meghan Grguric, Dhivya Shanmughanandhan, Sathishkumar Ramalingam and Subramanyam Ragupathy, ‘DNA barcoding detects contamination and substitution in North American herbal products’, BMC Medicine 2013, 11:222 doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-222

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