Juve International, LLC

June 6th, 2013

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 letter from the agency said Juve advertises its juice as having a whole slew of miraculous drug-like benefits. Questionable claims include:

“… [R]educe your risk of cataracts.”

“Fight … diseases such as arthritis.”

“Prevents Strokes and Other Heart Ailments”

“Reduces Risk of Certain Cancers”

“Helps Prevent Osteoarthritis And Other Bone-related Diseases”

Nutritional supplements cannot claim to treat, cure, or prevent diseases or conditions. For more information, see the FDA’s Q&A page on supplements.

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