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Man indicted for rebranding dubious dietary supplement

The owner of a South Dakota-based dietary supplement business has been charged with rebranding and selling Mexico-manufactured pills that were the subject of a U.S. recall because they were linked to cases of bleeding, stroke and even death. Stanley Brower is accused of tearing off the labels on bottles of the recalled Mexican pain-relieving supplement, Reumofan Plus, and selling them under a different brand name, WOW. Over the years, the pills were sold online and in stores in the U.S. and Mexico under the name Reumofan Plus and were marketed as "100 percent natural" remedies for arthritis and muscle pain. The Food and Drug Administration, however, in 2012 warned consumers...

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