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Posted July 18, 2017

FDA Warns Seller of "Quick Slim with pure Hoodia Gardonii" and "Diabalance Herbal Blood Sugar Balance"

On July 11, 2017, the FDA issued a warning letter to Black Seed Herb, Inc. following a facility inspection which found some of the company's products, including Diabalance Herbal Blood Sugar Balance Tablets, Quick Slim with pure Hoodia Gordonii Capsules, BHealthy Black Seed Bitter Melon 90 Veggie Capsules, Black Seed w/ Olive Leaf/Garlic Capsules, Black Seed Honey Booster, Sweet Excitement Her Honey, Revive Honey Herbal Elixir, Flax Seed Oil, Black Seed Oil, and Black Cumin Seed Oil to be adulterated because they were prepared, packed, or held under conditions that violate Current Good Manufacturing Practices for dietary supplements.

These violations include failure to establish specifications for the identity, purity, strength, and composition of the finished batch dietary supplement, failure to include complete information in batch production records, and failure establish and follow written procedures for the responsibilties of quality control operations, as required by federal regulations.

Statements made about some of the products were also found to be drug claims. For example, Quick Slim with pure Hoodia Gardonii Capsules were promoted with statements such as "...all natural formula that...attacks obesity," and  was promoted with statements such as "the main focus of the herbs within Diabalance is blood sugar balancing.

See's Review article on Hoodia and Review on Sexual Enhancement Supplements for tests of related products.

Also see the CL Answer Which supplements can help lower or control my blood sugar? >>

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