Steroid check: FDA collects protein supplements | Gurgaon News … – Times of India

GURUGRAM: The district authorities are tightening noose around those illegally recommending or selling the food supplements. Raids were conducted on gymnasiums in Gurugram, and samples have been collected by the officials.

On Monday, officials from district Food and Drug Administration and district Food Safety Officer KK Sharma raided the gyms in the city. The raids were conducted on the directions of State Drugs Controller and Joint Commissioner, Food, Haryana.

The officials investigated three gyms — Gold Gym and The Hype on MG Road and Energy Gym in Judicial Complex. Also, a shop selling the dietary supplements – Vardhman Nutrition in sector 14 was raided too.

None of the Gyms were found to be selling any form of food supplement. However, the Gold Gym was found to be serving the protein supplement without any licence. The officials recovered one open box of the protein supplement at the spot. The Pro 07-Muscle Blaze contained around 600 gms of the protein sample.

At Vardhman Nutrition, the drug control officer collected three samples, and the Food Safety Officer collected two samples.

“The raids are being conducted to check for use of any adulteration on food part, or use of any steroidal drug in such food supplements. We have sent the samples for tests,” said Amandeep Chaudan, district drug control officer.

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