Oleandra – The New COVID Snake Oil – Science-Based Medicine

Oleandrin is being promoted as the new COVID-19 snake oil – but it is a deadly toxin. Steven Novella on August 19, 2020 This compound, oleandrin, which is being pushed as a possible cure for COVID-19, is a microcosm of the many things that are wrong with the supplement and alternative medicine industries. This particular snake oil …

Consumer groups urge feds to act against Mercola and his false COVID-19 claims – Science-Based Medicine

Consumer rights organizations urge the FDA and FTC to take action against Joseph Mercola and his businesses over their false, misleading, and dangerous claims that their products will prevent, treat or cure COVID-19. Jann Bellamy on August 13, 2020 Consumer and social justice groups are asking the FDA and FTC to bring enforcement actions against Joseph Mercola, D.O., …

FTC Sues California Marketer of $23,000 COVID-19 “Treatment” Plan | Federal Trade Commission | Circa July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020 The Federal Trade Commission charged a California-based company called Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc. with deceptively advertising a $23,000 treatment plan as a scientifically proven way to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. According to the FTC’s complaint, Golden Sunrise began marketing its Emergency D-Virus plan as a treatment for COVID-19 in March …

#QuackWatch | FTC sues marketer for falsely selling COVID-19 ‘treatment’ plan

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit against a California marketing company over charges that it deceptively advertised and sold a COVID-19 treatment plan to consumers. Regulators accuse Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc. of falsely stating in advertising materials that its “Emergency D-Virus” treatment plan was approved by the FDA and scientifically proven to …

Will Trump Pressure the FDA to Approve an Unsafe Covid-19 Vaccine?

    On Saturday, President Donald Trump fired off one of his most deranged, conspiratorial, and flat-out terrifying tweets since he took office — which at this point is really saying something. “The deep state, or whoever, over at the FDA is making it very difficult for drug companies to get people in order to test the …

The tweet represents a new target in the president’s ongoing attacks on administration scientists – The Washington Post

Trump on Saturday accused the Food and Drug Administration of being part of the "deep state" and said regulators were holding up vaccines and treatments. ++++ “All I can say is that for vaccines, what the President wrote on Twitter this morning is not true,” Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine …

#QuackWatch | PA Green Wellness LLC dba A Predictive Biotech Certified Facility – 608144 – 08/17/2020 | FDA

Unapproved and Misbranded Product Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Source: PA Green Wellness LLC dba A Predictive Biotech Certified Facility - 608144 - 08/17/2020 | FDA WARNING LETTER PA Green Wellness LLC dba A Predictive Biotech Certified FacilityMARCS-CMS 608144 — AUGUST 17, 2020  Product:Drugs Recipient:PA Green Wellness LLC dba A Predictive Biotech Certified Facility 1150 …