THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued anew advisory to all consumers against the purchase of five food supplements that failed to undergo quality evaluation.
FDA was pertaining to the following food supplements: Mari’s Food Products Ginger Tisane—a 5in1 herbal tea with malunggay, turmeric, cinnamon and lemon grass; Now Aloe Vera Gels; Now Detox Support; Now Vitamins D-3, 5000 IU; and Thin Secret Pure Garcinia Cambogia.
The post-marketing surveillance of the FDA revealed that these five food supplements did not undergo through registration process and have not been issued with proper authorization. Thus, the FDA cannot guarantee their quality and safety.
It added that consumption of these products may pose potential health hazards to the consuming public. Food products including supplements should not bear any misleading, deceptive, and false claims on their labels.
The public is advised not to purchase the five food supplements while all concerned establishments are warned from distributing them until they have already been covered by the appropriate authorization.