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Deceptive Advertising

Gummy Candies Spilling from the Mouth of a Jar

Products containing CBD (cannabidiol) are becoming popular. For example, some people say that a drop of oil or a gummy candy infused with CBD alleviates anxiety. But the industry is not federally-regulated, and some companies are taking advantage of that. Many products do not contain nearly as much CBD as promised, and some contain none at all.

Pile of Various Supplements

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.

Pile of Various Supplements

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.

Gold Crown Natural Products New Ultra Colostrum

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.

Nutrition Coalition's Liva-Vite

Have you bought supplements from Nutrition Coalition, Inc.? Did you buy them because of the claims the company made about their abilities to prevent or cure diseases? Unfortunately, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), any substance that is intended to prevent, treat, or cure a disease is a drug. All drugs must be tested, approved, and regulated by the FDA. 

Opened Coconut with Bottle of Oil behind It

BR Naturals makes great statements about its oil products’ properties, claiming they help prevent or treat various diseases. There’s just one problem: Substances that prevent or treat diseases are considered drugs, and they must be approved and regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

Pure Nootropics Lion's Mane Product

Do certain supplements really help prevent or treat diseases? Does Pure Nootropics, LLC’s products, for example, help with Alzheimer’s, stroke, or Parkinson’s? The FDA has now written the company a Warning Letter, taking issue with its claims for a number of its products. 

TestoTEK and BurnerTEK

On its website and on social media, TEK Naturals makes very attractive claims for its products, saying that they, or the ingredients in them, can treat or cure diseases such as ADHD, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes. Unfortunately, the claims are far from proven, and the products have not been proved safe under appropriate regulatory standards. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now written a Warning Letter to the company telling it that it is effectively marketing the supplements as drugs by claiming that they prevent, treat, or cure diseases. 

Field of a Variety of Supplements

Have you recently bought supplements or other products from John Gray’s Mars Venus, LLC, such as L-Glutathione, Liposomal DHA Ultimate Omega-3 Brain Support, or NAC N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine? Did you buy them believing that they will help with such things as heart disease, dementia, or Alzheimer’s disease? 

Glass of Asahi Beer

This settlement resolves a class action that claimed that Asahi Beer USA, Inc. deceived consumers by advertising that suggested its beer was brewed in Japan. In actuality, it is brewed in Canada.