Product Warnings Are Buried – Clueless Consumers Keep Buying
FDA Finds Hazardous Levels of Selenium in Samples of “Total Body Formula” and”Total Body Mega Formula”
Dietary supplement products linked to adverse reactions
Federal Authorities Seize More Than $100,000 of Unapproved Drugs Marketed as “Natural Supplements”
Products contain active ingredients in prescription erectile dysfunction drugs
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that at least 21 people in 13 states have been diagnosed with salmonellosis that was caused by the same strain of Salmonella that was found in the recently recalled unsweetened Puffed Rice and unsweetened Puffed Wheat Cereals produced by Malt-O-Meal.
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How many of you watch the consumer warnings? The information is always available if you have the time and resources to investigate. Lifting the rug covering consumer product failures takes a lot of effort. Marketers are unwilling to allow bad publicity to threaten their paycheck. By the time product failure is exposed, marketers have a positive spin already prepared. By the time consumers are alerted in mainstream media, damage has already piled up. Who determines the number of casualties before consumers are alerted? The current system is filtered by corporate protectionism. This is a dangerous condition that laws have not been effective in preventing. Money drives this condition. Accountability is a thing of the past. The next American administration holds the reins to turn this problem around. Hopefully protecting people will override protecting corporate profit. The focus should be, protecting the consumer is protecting profit.