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Posted November 7, 2015
Seller of "NaturalDoctor" Vitamin C, Echinacea and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations
These violations include failure to establish and follow written procedures for the responsibilities of the quality control operations and failure to establish written procedures for maintaining, cleaning, and sanitizing equipment, utensils, and any other contact surfaces that are used to manufacture, package, label, or hold components or dietary supplements, as required by federal regulations.
In addition, statements made on product labels and on the company's websites were found to be drug claims. For example, NaturalDoctor Vitamins C & K3 was promoted with statements such as "This remedy treats a variety of malignancies ...including: ...Breast ....Cervix ...Colon ...Liver ...Oral Squamous Cell ...Nasopharyngeal ...Prostate ...Stomach ...Testicals ...Urological (Kidney, Transitional & Squamous Cell Bladder, & Androgen-Independent Prostate) ...Uterine ...Adriamycin ...Leukemia ...Lymphoma."
(See ConsumerLab.com's Reviews of Vitamin C Supplements for tests of related products.)
NaturalDoctor Goldenseal & Echinacea Plus was promoted with statements such as "Benefits: Acute or chronic mucous membrane conditions: common cold, sinusitis, bronchitis, tonsillitis, chronic constipation, ...diarrhea and cystitis."
(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Echinacea Supplements for tests of related products.)
NaturalDoctor St. John's Mood Plus was promoted with statements such as " Proven by numerous trials to be as effective in aiding mild to moderte depression as Paxil, Zoloft and Prozax [sic] with virtually no side effects."
See ConsumerLab.com's Reviews of St. John's Wort Supplements for tests of related products.
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