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Strawberry Balance

Published on June 27th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA is advising consumers to avoid “Strawberry Balance,” a product sold for weight-loss that was found to contain hidden drug ingredients. According to the FDA, FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that “Strawberry Balance” contains sibutramine. Sibutramine ... Read More


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Meizi Evolution

Published on June 27th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA is advising consumers to avoid “Meizi Evolution,” a product sold for weight-loss that was found to contain a hidden drug ingredient. According to the FDA, FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that “Meizi Evolution” contains sibutramine. ... Read More


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Silver Sword

Published on June 27th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA is advising consumers to stay away from “Silver Sword,” a sexual-enhancement supplement sold in some retail stores and on websites, including Ebay and HardMenStore.com. (Don’t go to HardMenStore.com if you’re at work. Just trust ... Read More


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Platinum Funding

Published on June 26th, 2013 by TINA

From the spam inbox: It’s easy to apply for a loan. It only takes a few minutes and your cash is deposited directly into your bank account. Something seems off here. Why would anyone offer you ... Read More


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365 Day Loan

Published on June 25th, 2013 by TINA

As seen in our spam inbox. Something seems off about the claim that 365 Day Loan can hook you up with “$2500 for any purpose.” It seems particularly off when 365 Day Loans’ own website notes ... Read More


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Hazel Peppergood Work-at-Home System

Published on June 25th, 2013 by TINA

Hazel Peppergood advertises a work-at-home system with claims such as: “Get paid up to $1,872.00 Every Week, Like Me!” “You don’t need any experience and there is absolutely no training or computer work involved. You earn ... Read More


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Vydox

Published on June 21st, 2013 by TINA

As seen in a spam inbox: Vydox bills itself as “The Orange Pill Solution” and “World’s #1 Male Enhancement Solution,” claims that seem dubious. A visit to the Vydox website includes many more iffy claims, including ... Read More


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Lifestyle Lift

Published on June 21st, 2013 by TINA

Lifestyle Lift, a cosmetic surgery company specializing in facelifts, recently settled with the Florida attorney general over the company’s ads. According to USA Today: The company’s agreement with the Florida attorney general requires it to change ... Read More


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Fat Zero

Published on June 18th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA is telling consumers to stay away from Fat Zero, a supplement sold for weight loss that contains hidden drug ingredients sibutramine and phenolphthalein. Sibutramine was removed from the market in 2010 after being linked ... Read More


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Kids Wish Network

Published on June 17th, 2013 by TINA

Kids Wish Network claims that it is “dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children who are experiencing life-altering situations.” But according to the Tampa Bay Times, Sick children ... Read More


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Mojo Risen

Published on June 17th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA is advising consumers to avoid Mojo Risen, a supplement sold for sexual enhancement, as it contains an unlisted drug ingredient. In laboratory analysis, the FDA “confirmed that ‘Mojo Risen’ contains noracetildenafil. Noracetildenafil is structurally ... Read More


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Virasyl by Wellbeing

Published on June 14th, 2013 by TINA

Wellbeing Inc. claimed that their supplement Virasyl was “Formulated in a medical clinic and backed by research to support the following: GI Tract & Immune System Nerves & Mental Clarity Joint & Muscles Detox & Purification” ... Read More


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Winning-numbers.us

Published on June 14th, 2013 by TINA

This site promises to help you “Strike the Lottery Anywhere in the World,” but it’s really a website loaded with and viruses. Consumers should be aware that no website can offer you winning lottery numbers, and ... Read More


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Quick Cash – Up to 2500 Dollars!

Published on June 13th, 2013 by TINA

“Quick approval” and “quick cash” are red flag phrases. You might want to ignore this email. From: CashMojo <newsletter@mojo.wishtrue.net> Date: June 13, 2013 12:48:13 PM EDT To: Subject: Quick Cash – Up to 2500 dollars!  CashMojo ... Read More


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TaylorMade ROCKETBALLZ Fairway Woods

Published on June 12th, 2013 by TINA

TaylorMade claimed that “the average golfer picked up about 17 yards with the ROCKETBALLZ 3-Wood,” a golf club made by the company. investigated the claim, but TaylorMade pulled the phrase “average golfer” from their ads, saying ... Read More


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Altasource LLC DBA Metalabs LLC

Published on June 6th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA has cited Altasource, LLC, for advertising therapeutic claims on their products “Respiratory Response,” “African Mango,” “Coffee Black Salve,” and “Meta-cell.” These products are supplements, not drugs, and thus cannot claim to treat, prevent, or cure ... Read More


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Juve International, LLC

Published on June 6th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA has cited Juve International, LLC for advertising its Maqui Juice as a drug in violation of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act because of the therapeutic claims it makes about the product.  A warning ... Read More


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SmartPractice

Published on June 6th, 2013 by TINA

According to a warning letter from the FDA, the Danish company, SmartPractice, promoted an allergic contact dermatitis test kit called T.R.U.E. Test® without adequate potential risk information, including that the product could cause burning, irritation, and acute ... Read More


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Potiga

Published on June 5th, 2013 by TINA

The FDA has warned consumers that anti-seizure medication Potiga can cause blue discoloration of the skin and pigment changes in the eye, and that pigment changes in the eye can cause serious eye problems, including loss ... Read More


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