Claims Unsupported By Scientific Evidence
Prevagen is advertised as a “clinically tested” brain health supplement. But the complaint for this class action alleges that it has not been clinically tested and does not in fact do anything for brain health. The complaint brings suit against three Quincy Bioscience companies as well as Prevagen, Inc.
One of the favorite claims of all kinds of products in recent years is that they “detoxify” the body. The complaint for this class action alleges that this and claims of relief of muscle pain made for Dr. Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt products are false.
Would you choose an energy drink characterized by the flavor or “concentrated juices of sweet potatoes”? The complaint for this class action makes allegations about V8 energy drinks, including the identity of their flavorings and the “steady” energy supposedly provided by green tea extracts. The complaint alleges negligent misrepresentations, fraud, and violations of state consumer protection laws, among other things.
The a2 Milk Company claims that its special type of milk can be easier on the digestive system than regular milk. The complaint for this class action alleges that is a false statement, because the milk still contains lactose, the source of digestive problems with milk. The complaint claims violations of state consumer protection laws as well as breaches of warranties, negligent misrepresentation, and fraud, among other things.
Can the Colloidal Silver products sold by Blue Ridge Silver treat strep, dementia, and cancer? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has written Blue Ridge Silver a Warning letter about drug-like claims it makes for the colloidal silver products it sells on its website.
Does the Bacopa Monnieri sold by Peak Nootropics, LLC (also known as Advanced Nootropics) help prevent Alzheimer’s disease? Does the L-Dopa it sells help control involuntary movement in Parkinson’s disease patients? The FDA has sent a Warning Letter to Peak Nootropics about the drug-like claims it makes for supplements on its website.
Besides oils, hair care, and grooming products, the website for Ayurvedic Care offers a range of supplements. It makes great claims about their positive effects on many illnesses. The problem is, any substance marketed as being able to prevent, treat, or cure a disease is considered a drug. In February 2019, the FDA sent a Warning Letter about these drug-like claims to Emmbros Overseas Lifestyle PVT Ltd., the company behind the AyurvedicCure website, as well as the websites www.musclexp.com, www.nourishvitals.com, and www.stbotanica.com.
Can the supplements sold by DK Vitamins actually have an effect on illnesses and conditions like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or high blood pressure? The company makes drug-like claims for a number of products it sells. These are named in a Warning Letter that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent the company.
Green tea is supposed to be good for you. But does the Green Tea Extract sold by Earth Turns, LLC really help prevent Alzheimer’s disease or type 1 diabetes? Substances that prevent, mitigate, or cure diseases are classified as drugs. Before they can be sold in interstate commerce, they must be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has sent a Warning Letter to Earth Turns, as well as to a number of other supplement makers.
Do Gold Crown Natural Products supplements actually help prevent or cure conditions like Alzheimer’s, cancer, and diabetes? The FDA has been cracking down on companies that make drug-like claims for their products. Recently, it sent out a Warning Letter to Gold Crown Natural Products, warning the company that it may not make drug-like claims for its products or for the individual ingredients in the products.