Warnings

Are Your Supplements Working a Little Too Well?

Are you experiencing incredible success with that latest fat burner or body building supplement? Or maybe with that “male enhancement” product you bought to spice things up in the bedroom a little bit? Well, there might be a reason for that. And no… it’s not what you think; that the manufacturer has gone overboard to deliver a stellar product, or some new herb cultivated from deep in the depths of the Amazon...

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The Sordid Tale of Phenocal, Synetgy LLC and Some Guy Named Craig Schwartz

A few weeks ago, a guy named Craig Schwartz, who is “duly authorized” to act on the behalf of Synetgy LLC (the makers of Phenocal and a company of *cough* great ethical and moral standards, *cough*) sent a note to our web host (you can read the note here) alleging violation of Section 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (”DMCA”). The claim, of course, is totally bogus – a simple bullying tactic. Our web...

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More Tainted Supps…

Here we go again – the FDA has identified another round of weight loss products adulterated/contaminated with sibutramine and/or phenolphthalein. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that elevates the risk for adverse cardiovascular events. It was banned in 2010. Phenolphthalein is a chemical with laxative effects. It’s also a potential carcinogen. It was removed from OTC laxative products in 1999. The most recent...

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They Don’t Warn ‘Loud” Enough, Methinks…

If there’s one thing we see here on UltimateFatBurner.com time and time again, it is consumers falling victim to scams… mostly of the weight loss kind (not surprising, given the subject matter we cover). That notwithstanding, this recent warning posted by the U.S. FDA says it all; “weight-loss products are among the most notorious items that have been found to make deceptive claims and pose health risks.” Check...

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