Health Claims Regulation

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NAD recommends Goli modify, discontinue health claims

By Danielle Masterson


The National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs recommended that Goli Nutrition Inc. modify its Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Gummies "Vitamin B12 to help support energy production" claim to make it clear that Goli is referring...

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FDA cites Mercola for alleged COVID-19 treatment claims

By Hank Schultz

Among three warning letters sent recently to dietary supplement marketers over alleged COVID-19 treatment claims was one headline name: Dr Joseph Mercola. FDA alleges he claimed several supplement products can treat or prevent viral infections.

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NAD supports claims being made by ‘medical probiotic’ manufacturer

By Hank Schultz

Probiotics manufacturer Pendulum Therapeutics Inc. got some welcome news today when the National Advertising Division announced that it has found that the claims the company makes for dietary control of Type 2 diabetes are supported by scientific evidence.

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COVID-19 warning letter flood slows to trickle

By Hank Schultz

The rate at which warning letters are being issued for illegal COVID-19 claims has slowed dramatically since FDA and FTC began cooperating on the enforcement action in March of 2020.

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FDA takes aim at claims for infant food allergy prevention

By Hank Schultz

The US Food and Drug Administration has taken action against two companies that claim their products can help prevent children from developing food allergies. The claims turn the products into unapproved drugs, the Agency claims.

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FTC ramps up enforcement with new wave of warning letters

By Danielle Masterson

As Americans begin to emerge from quarantine and many cities begin the process of getting back to ‘normal,’ the FTC continues to keep an eye on companies making unsupported coronavirus claims.

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