US Pharm. 2008;33(5):69. 

United States marshals seized more than $1.3 million worth of dietary supplements from LG Sciences, LLC, of Brighton, Michigan, because the products contain unapproved food additives and/or new dietary ingredients. The seized supplements, which are marketed for use by body builders, were marketed under the names Methyl 1-D, Methyl 1-D XL, and Formadrol Extreme XL.

"I commend the professionalism and swift action of the FDA investigators who discovered and investigated this serious problem, and I am glad our lawyers could provide the legal muscle needed to support the seizure," said U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Murphy.

Because the FDA has not received scientific information on the safety of the seized supplements, the agency recommends that consumers who have the products discuss their use with their health care professionals. The FDA also recommends that consumers consult their health care professionals if they have experienced any adverse events that they suspect are related to the products' use.

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