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Latest News:  Seller of Heart, Senior and Teen Supplements Warned For Drug Claims
(Date Posted: 1/17/2017)

On December 7, 2016, the FDA issued a warning letter to Esteem Products Ltd following a review of the company's website, which found statements made about its products, Cardio Life, Total Man, Total Woman, Senior Total Man, Senior Total Woman , and Total Teen to be drug claims.

For example, Cardio Life was promoted with statements such as "It is not a quick fix, but rather an alternative, in many ways, to heavy prescription drug usage, " "OMEGA 3 (fish oil)... Lowers levels of cholesterol and triglycerides," and "NIACIN... Lowers cholesterol.

(See ConsumerLab.com's Reviews of Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements , B Vitamin Supplements and Cholesterol-lowering Supplements for tests of related products.)

Senior Total Woman was promoted with statements such as "Ginkgo Biloba... Improves... depression " and "Black Cohosh (4x1) pwd ext Relieves... circulatory disorders, pain and arthritis."    

(See ConsumerLab.com's Reviews of Ginkgo Biloba Supplements and Menopause Supplements for tests of related products.)

Total Teen was promoted with statements such as "TOTAL Teen addresses: ADD/ADHD... depression... Regulates blood sugar levels ." and "ST. JOHN'S WORT... Has been found to relieve mild to moderate depression." 

(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of St. Johns' Wort Supplements for tests of related products.)

See Related Warnings:

Seller of 5-HTP, Chromium, Curcumin and More Warned for Drug Claims

Seller of Omega-3, Ginkgo, Vision Supplements & More Warned for Drug Claims

Seller on Noni Juice Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims

Seller of Whey Protein Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims

Seller of Joint Health, Omega-3 Supplements & More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims

Seller of Turmeric, Milk Thistle and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims

Seller of Aloe, Sexual Enhancement Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims

To read the FDA's warning letter, use the red link below

http://www.fda.gov/ICECI/EnforcementActions/WarningLetters/2016/ucm535787.htm

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