Don’t buy these food supplements
MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against buying and taking unregistered food supplements.
In FDA Advisories No. 2019-155 and 2019-158, the agency said its postmarketing surveillance showed there were 11 food supplements without a Certificate of Product Registration that were being sold to the public.
“Since these unregistered food supplements have not gone through the evaluation process of the FDA, the agency cannot guarantee their quality and safety,” it added.
These products were Vitacio Maca Root Extract complex (500mg); Doctor’s Best Best Probiotic 20 billion cfu; Probiotic Pearls Women’s Digestive & Yeast Balance; Puritan’s Pride Chewable Chlorophyll with natural spearmint flavor; and Scivation Xtend BCAAs (mango flavor).
Other unregistered products included Natural Stacks Ciltep for Mental Performance dietary supplement; DRFormulas Hairomega DHT’s DHT blocker with biotin dietary supplement; Keto 2000 dietary supplement; Bust Maxx dietary supplement; Nature’s Nectar bone builder with calcium dietary supplement; and Plump Bust breast enlargement capsule natural.
“All concerned establishments are warned not to distribute violative food supplements,” the FDA said.