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Posted November 21, 2014

Seller of "Ebola" Supplement Warned for Drug Claims

On November 18, 2014, the FDA issued a warning letter to the seller of dietary supplement Ebola-C, following a review of the company's website,, which found statements made about the product to be drug claims.

Ebola-C contains vitamin C from Acerola cherry, black currant fruit, orange fruit and grapefruit juice. It was promoted to treat Ebola with statements such as "DEFEND YOURSELF NOW!!!!! EBOLA-C" and "Because there is no cure for Ebola it is up to all Americans to defend themselves now! The only defense is to build our immune system to protect them from viruses that attack them."

The name of the supplement was also cited as a drug claim.

See's Review of Vitamin C Supplements for tests of related products.

See Related Warnings:

Seller of Silver Supplement Warned for Claiming to Treat Ebola and Other Viruses

FDA Warns Seller of Supplements and Chocolate Promoted to Treat Ebola

Sellers of Essential Oils Warned for Claiming to Treat Ebola, Other Diseases

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