TITLE

Examples of Deceptive or Questionable Marketing Practices and Potentially Dangerous Advice

AUTHOR(S)
Kutz, Gregory D.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;5/26/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the deceptive or questionable marketing practices and potentially dangerous advice regarding herbal dietary supplements in the U.S. It notes the investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to determine the practices that sellers of herbal dietary supplements made in promoting such products to the elderly. Upon investigation, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) agreed that the claims were improper.
ACCESSION #
51265346

 

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