‘Natural’ supplements found to be contaminated with rat, dog and pig DNA

Herbal medicines and dietary supplements purchased from pharmacies and health food stores in Australia have been found to contain a wide range of contaminants including DNA from rats, dogs and pigs. When WA pharmaceutical chemists analysed 135 complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) products they found that most were adulterated, fraudulent or contaminated and only 21% ...

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