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June 7, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition strongly criticized the Center for Science in the Public Interest earlier this week as that organization petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit the sale of Ginkgo biloba.

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition strongly criticized the Center for Science in the Public Interest earlier this week as that organization petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit the sale of Ginkgo biloba.

May 1, 2013

Following a report published Monday in The New York Times about how high doses of the supplement ginkgo biloba caused cancer in lab animals, many are calling for the removal of the product from store shelves to prevent consumer consumption.

NEW YORK — Following a report published Monday in The New York Times about how high doses of the supplement ginkgo biloba caused cancer in lab animals, many are calling for the removal of the product from store shelves to prevent consumer consumption. 

On Tuesday, the Natural Products Association issued a release protesting the indirect correlation. 

May 17, 2011

A court in France has ordered generic drug maker Mylan to pay French drug maker Ipsen $24 million for allegedly misleading marketing of a drug, according to published reports.

PARIS — A court in France has ordered generic drug maker Mylan to pay French drug maker Ipsen $24 million for allegedly misleading marketing of a drug, according to published reports.

Bloomberg reported that Mylan had allegedly marketed the drug Vitalogink as a generic version of Ipsen’s Tanakan rather than as a “therapeutic equivalent.” Both drugs are derived from ginkgo biloba and are used to improve memory.

Mylan has said it will appeal the decision, Bloomberg reported.

October 24, 2010

Cirrus Healthcare Products recently announced the launch of Tinnitex, one of the first ear care...

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. —Cirrus Healthcare Products recently announced the launch of Tinnitex, one of the first ear care products designed to help relieve tinnitus, otherwise known as ringing in the ears. The new product is scheduled to ship in the first half of 2011.