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Comment 11 by Stevehill

I've said it before: anything claiming health benefits, treatment, cures, remedies should be required to undergo the same trials, testing and authorisation processes as any mainstream drugs.

These slimeballs get around this (at least in the US) by including a disclaimer along these lines:

Disclaimer: This product is completely natural and has not been evaluated by the FDA, so we make no claims for preventing or treating disease. While your results can and will vary, your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you don't like it, send it back! We love this stuff and can't do without it. Please read below.

This is from http://www.ascendedhealth.com/gum-disease/gum_disease_remedy.htm?gclid=CLekj-L52qQCFQy8KgodMH-TKw

which is just one of many sites offering this crap to people who don't know any better. IMO, the law does not go far enough to protect these poor folks from their own ignorance.

Steve

Sun, 17 Oct 2010 22:39:14 UTC | #534699