Reuters/AAP Energy supplements and energy drinks are widely used in Australia, with some claiming to be “natural” or “organic” supplements, which are supposed to help treat mental and physical health issues.
In recent years, researchers have been investigating the safety of many of the supplements, including a new one, the Bio-Tek BioEnergy.
Bio-Tec has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell the product.
The company says the products help people lose weight, control blood pressure and boost immune system functioning.
The company has a registered address in Sydney, which is close to the site of a major pharmaceutical plant, but there are no signs of it being the home of the plant.
The Food and Drugs Administration (FDAC) said Bio-Tech BiEnergy was a “preclinical, active investigational drug” and that the company had not been approved to sell in the US.
It is not clear whether the company will appeal the decision.
Bio Tec, based in Sydney’s western suburbs, said the company was “disappointed” by the decision and would “continue to defend the rights of the FDA and Australian regulators to regulate this product in accordance with the law”.
“We will not be accepting any further applications for the product, which has not been proven to be safe for human consumption,” it said.
BioTech BiPower, which makes a different product called Bio-Citron, said it had not yet received the FDA approval to sell it in the United States.
“We have not received the FDA approval for the BioTech BioPower, so the company has not received that approval,” the company said.
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