Drug Information Update - Federal judge approves consent decree with New York dietary supplement maker

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A federal judge in New York has signed a consent decree for permanent injunction between the United States and Mira Health Products Ltd., a dietary supplement manufacturer located in Farmingdale, New York, and Michael S. Ragno and Michael S. Ragno, Jr.

On July 26, 2013, the FDA issued a warning to consumers not to use or purchase Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50, a dietary supplement manufactured by Mira. The FDA issued this warning after receiving numerous reports of illness associated with use of the product. An FDA laboratory analysis found that the product contained two drugs that are potentially harmful anabolic steroids—methasterone, a controlled substance, and dimethazine. These ingredients were not listed on the label and should not have been in a dietary supplement because they are illegal drugs and not dietary ingredients.

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