On July 1st 2005, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finally caught on to the age old trick of spiking herbs with dangerous drugs. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to take Liqiang 4 Dietary Supplement Capsules because they contain glyburide – a drug that could have serious, life-threatening consequences in some people. Glyburide is a drug used to lower blood sugar, and is safe and effective when used as labeled in FDA-approved medications. The product is manufactured by Liqiang Research Institute, China, and marketed throughout the United States in herbal stores and through mail order by Bugle International of Northridge CA.
The FDA learned of the potential problem through an anonymous consumer complaint and followed up with testing that revealed the presence of glyburide in this product. We wonder where the tip came from?
With the FDA’s recent banning of the raw material “Andro”, Dr. Golini has discovered a dramatic rise in herbal products that are suppose to increase libido and testosterone spiked with steroids & or Andros. The following are a few of these herbs:
Tribulus Terrestris Extract
Beta Ecdysterone Extract
Sildenafil citrate (viagra)
Dr. Golini’s patented Buchii technology, utilizing FTNIR and his famous BOM Cluster Analysis has teamed up with HFL laboratories in the United Kingdom. HFL is the UK’s preeminent sports drug surveillance and pharmaceutical contract research organization. The outcome is detection of steroids down to 50 ppm (parts per million).