Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

BUSINESS BRIEFS [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

BUSINESS BRIEFS [Derived Headline]

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Findlay company gets warning letter from USDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter on Nov. 30 to SDC Nutrition in Findlay for mislabeling an ingredient in its NVIE Edge Pro product. The letter said the ingredient, picamilon, is incorrectly listed as a dietary ingredient and is not an approved food additive. Ray Boyer, SDC's chief financial officer, said an SDC affiliate acquired some assets from NVIE Nutrition LLC in June. Mr. Boyer said the acquisition did not include the Edge Pro product identified by the FDA. Instead, he said they got a later variation that did not include picamilon. In October, the Oregon state attorney general sued Pittsburgh-based health and wellness retailer GNC for selling supplements that included picamilon and other unapproved ingredients. While stating the suit was without merit, GNC did remove those products from its shelves.

Gaming control board fines Rivers Casino $20,000

The state gaming control board has fined Rivers Casino on the North Shore $20,000 for two incidents in which it allowed people who had banned themselves from gambling to do so. Both individuals were part of the gaming board's self-exclusion program, which allows problem gamblers to ban themselves from playing at casinos for one or five years or a lifetime. Under state regulations, a casino must have procedures in place to prevent people on the self- exclusion list from entering the casino and gambling, receiving check cashing privileges or other benefits such as cash advances.

GM to replace key engine parts to fix car fire problem

General Motors says it will replace some key engine parts to stop oil leaks that have caused over 1,300 fires and four recalls of older cars. But parts aren't available yet, so GM is still recommending the cars be parked outside until they can be repaired. …

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