A supplement that’s marketed to fight osteoporsis in North Americans has been pulled from the market because it’s not considered safe.
The Osteostim supplement, marketed by the company NFI Nutrition, says it contains ingredients to help lower your risk of osteoporos, which is a type of bone loss that occurs in older people.
The company says the product is available over the counter and will not be sold in stores or online.NFI Nutrition did not respond to a request for comment.
“The Oligo-Boron protein powder is a natural alternative for those who are looking to maintain or maintain their lean body mass,” the company said in a news release.
“NFI has received over $1 million in government funding through its innovative and scalable programs.”
The supplement was pulled from shelves last month by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U of T Health Sciences Centre, the Ontario Ministry of Health, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
It’s not the first time a vitamin supplement has been withdrawn.In the U