Recently the New York State attorney general’s office ran tests on popular store brands of herbal supplements at the retailers — Walmart, Walgreens, Target and GNC — which showed that roughly four out of five of the products contained none of the herbs listed on their labels. In many cases, the authorities said, the supplements contained little more than cheap fillers like rice and house plants, or substances that could be hazardous to people with food allergies.
What’s in Those Supplements?
By ANAHAD O'CONNOR | FEBRUARY 3, 2015 12:00 AM
To me that *feels* criminal, but I'll leave that up to the authorities to determine.
For now, I thought it worthwhile to hang onto this graphic, that I came across watching David McCandless's TEDtalk "The Beauty of Data Visualization".
Fascinating stuff, IMO.