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Thermofight Drug-Like Claims and Unfair Billing Class Action

Supplements do not need to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration as long as they do not make drug-like claims. The complaint for this class action takes issue with Thermofight, pills that purportedly use a “thermogenic weigh[t] loss formula” to help customers rapidly lose weight. The complaint brings suit against It Works Marketing,  Read more

Thermofight Bottle

Performix SST Timed Release Metabolism Claims Class Action

Supplements may not make claims that imply that they are drugs. Legal requirements exist for the labeling and sale of supplements to ensure that consumers are not misled. The complaint for this class action alleges that Performix, LLC does not properly label its SST Timed Release Metabolism Supplement, thus making the product misbranded and violating  Read more

Performix SST Timed Release Metabolism Supplement

Sambucol Black Elderberry Supplements Break FDA Rules Class Action

With Covid-19 raging around the country, sales of “immune support” dietary supplements have been growing astronomically. Makers of products containing elderberry have benefitted. But the complaint for this class action alleges that PharmaCare US, Inc. violates the law, both because of the claims made for its elderberry products and because its elderberry extract “does not  Read more

Sambucol Black Elderberry for Kids Product

Emmbros Overseas Lifestyle Supplements Drug-Like Claims Investigation

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  Read more

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Peak Nootropics Supplements Drug-Like Claims Investigation

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.  Read more

Bacopa Monnieri Sold by Peak Nootropics

Blue Ridge Silver Colloidal Silver Supplements Drug-Like Claims Investigation

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.  Read more

Bottle of Blue Ridge Silver Colloidal Silver Product

Nutrition Coalition Drug-Like Supplements Investigation

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  Read more

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Gold Crown Natural Supplements Drug-Like Claims Investigation

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  Read more

Gold Crown Natural Products New Ultra Colostrum

Earth Turns Supplements Drug-Like Claims Investigation

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  Read more

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DK Vitamins Supplements Drug-Like Claims Investigation

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.  Read more

Pile of Various Supplements