Posted January 20, 2016

Seller of Aloe, Moringa Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims

On January 13, 2016, the FDA issued a warning letter to Alkebulan International Services, LLC, following a facility inspection which found the company's products,Aloe Ferox and Moringa Oleifera Capsule to be adulterated because they prepared, packed, or held under conditions that violate Current Good Manufacturing Practices for dietary supplements.

These violations include failure to establish and follow written procedures for the responsibilities of the quality control operations, and failure to establish and follow written procedures relating to the review and investigation of product complaints, as required by federal regulations.

In addition, testimonials about these products on the company's website were found to be drug claims. For example, Aloe Ferox was promoted with statements such as " [African Aloe Ferox] Bitter Crystal ...Such ailments are: Arthritis, rheumatism, gout, chronic constipation, intestinal parasites, tennis elbow, osteoporosis, goiter problems . Moringa products were promoted with statements such as " Clinical studies state that Moringa ... supports the immune system in fighting diseases as simple as the flu and as serious as CANCER.

See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Aloe Supplements for tests of related products.

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