Recalls & Warnings
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Latest Posted May 24, 2023
Seller of Echinacea, High Blood Pressure Products & More Warned for Drug Claims
On May 12, 2023, the FDA issued a warning letter to H.E.A.L. Marketplace following inspection of the company’s websites, which found statements made about the company’s Antispasmodic Tincture, Echinacea Tonic, High Blood Pressure II, and Insomnia Formula products to be drug claims.
For example, the company’s Echinacea Tonic was promoted with statements such as “Echinacea’s cold and flu fighting and healing ability alone has made it the #1 immune herb…” and “[Echinacea Tonic] should be used for EVERY disease and illness.”
See ConsumerLab’s Echinacea Supplements Review for more information and tests of related products.
In addition, the FDA found certain H.E.A.L. products to be misbranded because the product labels did not include adequate directions for use, as is required by federal regulations.
The company is required to respond to the FDA in writing within 15 days of receipt of the warning explaining the specific steps taken to address these violations.
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