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Posted October 30, 2020

Seller of Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Ashwagandha, and More Warned for COVID-19 Claims

On October 23, 2020, the FDA issued a warning letter to Predator Nutrition for selling the products Elixir, Salidroside, Unbreakable, Vitamin C + Bioflavonoids & Rosehip, Vitamin D3, and Ashwagandha with unsupported claims that they can treat coronavirus (COVID-19).

Products were promoted with statements such as "Vitamin C plays a key role in the production of immune cells and is often used in hospital environments to help support patients' immunity, including being used in China among coronavirus patients," "Berberine is a natural ingredient which has shown... broad antimicrobial action against viruses..." and "Natural Ingredients Used in Treating Covid-19."

The FDA has previously stated: "There currently are no vaccines, pills, potions, lotions, lozenges or other prescription or over-the-counter products available to treat or cure coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)."

The agency instructed the company to send an email to within 48 hours of receipt of the warning, describing the specific steps it has taken to correct these violations.

See ConsumerLab's answer to the question: What are natural remedies for coronavirus (COVID-19)? Do supplements like zinc, vitamin C, or herbals work?

Also see ConsumerLab's Reviews on Vitamin C Supplements, Vitamin D Supplements, Ashwagandha Supplements, and Berberine and Goldenseal Supplements for tests of related products.

For more information, use the link below.

Warning Letter: Predator Nutrition

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