• Dietary Supplements Mar 1

    Beware of Hidden Drugs In Supplements

    Consumer Reports has an important warning about potentially dangerous substances found in some supplements sold online.

  • CBD Dec 8, 2019

    FDA Holds CBD Hearing as Fans, Sellers Await Legal Clarity

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about cannabis compounds such as CBD, which is already available in candy, syrups, oils, drinks, skin patches and dog food.

  • CBD Dec 8, 2019

    FDA Holds Hearing on CBD

    The Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday, as the agency considers new regulations to protect people who used cannabinoid oil.

  • New York City Jun 19, 2019

    What Is CBD and Is It Legal? A Complete Guide to Cannabidiol

    You’ve probably seen it and perhaps struggled to understand the craze. CBD, or cannabidiol, a cannabis extract, has made its way up to food, drinks and dietary supplements almost everywhere. The hype has significantly grown in the U.S. in the last five years. However, its legality and benefits remain in a gray area and debated in the country, where 33...

  • NBC News Feb 11, 2019

    FDA Cracks Down on Illegal Marketing of Dietary Supplements

    Federal officials are sending warning letters and advisories to manufacturers of supplements which claim the products can treat diseases like Alzheimer’s, cancer and diabetes, NBC News reported. Among the products hit with warnings for illegal marketing are fish oil, green tea extracts and melatonin. See the full list here. The crackdown from the the Food and Drug Administration comes as...

  • Atlanta Oct 23, 2018

    Desperate & Duped? GoFundMe Means Big Bucks for Dubious Care, Study Finds

    People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found. Echoing recent research on campaigns for stem cell therapies, the findings raise more questions about an increasingly popular way to help pay for costly, and sometimes unproven, medical care. Soliciting money on GoFundMe and other sites...

  • texas Jul 31, 2018

    Using Natural Pain Remedies Instead of Typical Medication

    Many of us rely on pain relievers to help us work through pains and aches in our bodies. However, drugs, whether prescription or over the counter, can come with unpleasant side effects, which is why some recommend using natural remedies you may have never heard of.

  • FDA May 7, 2018

    Four Dietary Supplements Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination: FDA

    Badger Botanicals is recalling four different dietary supplements that may have been contaminated with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration said on its website Friday. The recall affects consumers who purchased Green Suma, Red Suma, Green Hulu 2 and Red Hulu 2 kratom dietary supplements in pouches of 250 grams through the Utah-based company’s website from Jan. 1 through April…

  • United States Dec 18, 2017

    US Health Officials to Target High-Risk Alternative Remedies

    U.S. health officials plan to crack down on a growing number of unproven alternative remedies, focusing on products containing dangerous ingredients that have occasionally been linked to serious injury and death. The Food and Drug Administration on Monday issued a new proposal for regulating homeopathic medicines that have long been on the fringe of mainstream medicine. The agency plans to...

  • food Mar 26, 2016

    Consumer Reports: Overly Fortified Food

    Supermarket aisles are filled with fortified foods, including cereal, orange juice, pasta, bread, protein drinks, and snack bars. But Consumer Reports says be cautious.

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