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Four-Pack of Atkins Chocolate Shakes

Can a bottled drink really replace a meal? How healthy and nutritious are Atkins Shakes? 

Iconic Grass Fed Protein Drink, Cafe au Lait Flavor

How healthy and nutritious are Iconic Grass Fed Protein Drinks? Twenty-first century consumers want natural foods and good nutrition. Since they’re willing to pay more for these, companies are anxious to present their products as being pure and packed with nutrition. But do they deliver on their promises?

Container of Cabot Greek Yogurt

How healthy and nutritious is Cabot Greek Yogurt? Consumers these days are looking for healthier choices for meals and snacks, and companies go out of their way to make their own products look healthy and nutritious. What the products actually deliver may be something different. 

Jeep 2018 JL Wrangler

Do you own a Jeep Wrangler? Does it sometimes begin to shake uncontrollably when you drive it at higher speeds? We’re investigating to see if a class action is needed.

Bottle of Blue Ridge Silver Colloidal Silver Product

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.

Bacopa Monnieri Sold by Peak Nootropics

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.

Morpheme Remedies Memocare Plus

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.

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.

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