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Maker of children’s vitamins to pay refunds after making false claims about nutritional value
More than $2 million in refunds are being offered to consumers who bought children’s vitamins that claimed to contain far more nutritional substance than they actually did. The vitamin’s maker, NBTY, and two of its subsidiaries, Rexall Sundown and NatureSmart, claimed
Consumer Reports uncovers hidden risks of “natural” supplements
More than half of all Americans take vitamins and supplements, but these “natural” remedies may not be all natural, and in some cases they could be doing more harm than good, says a new report published in the September issue
Pfizer to remove breast, colon health claims from Centrum vitamins
Pfizer Inc., has agreed to remove the “breast health” and “colon health” claims from the label of its widely used Centrum multivitamins following allegations of deceptive advertising from a consumer watchdog group.
Drug names can cause mix-ups behind the pharmacy counter
You’re expecting a child and your ob-gyn wants to put you on Prenexa, a prenatal vitamin available only by prescription. She or he scribbles a prescription for the drug and marks it renewable for 12 months. You take it to
Rexall brand vitamins distributed at Dollar General recalled for shellfish content
Drugstore chain Rexall, Inc., based in Florida, has issued a recall on its store brand softgel vitamins. Mislabeled bottles may contain tablets that include crustacean shells, which poses a risk of allergic reaction for some consumers.
Questionable ads from Bayer make consumers wonder what to believe
You would think German drug giant Bayer would have learned its lesson not to overstate the benefits of its drugs in marketing campaigns after shelling out $20 million in advertising last year to correct claims that its blockbuster birth control