Coral Calcium: No Cure for Cancer; Lead Risk

July 2003
Environmental Nutrition;Jul2003, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p3
Reports that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has charged the promoters of a product called 'Coral Calcium Supreme' with making false and unsubstantiated claims in a 30-minute infomercial that it can cure cancer and other diseases.


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