“Hi-Health:Ocular Nutrition” Dietary Supplement Fined $450,000
“Hi-Health:Ocular Nutrition” Dietary Supplement Fined $450,000 – Part 1
Here’s the post I promised when I stated “In a future post I will reference what happened to one company that was overzealous in their claims.” here AMD Cured.
Hi-Health Supermart Corp and its owner Simon Chaplin ended up settling with the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) after making unsubstantiated claims about “Premier Formula for Ocular Nutrition-Optima 3 (Ocular Nutrition).
Their claims were:
1) Their Ocular Nutrition Formula could restore vision already lost from age-related macular degeneration.
2) And eliminate floaters (small specks moving in the field of vision).
The FTC Administrative Consent Agreement banned the respondents from these specific claims of their ocular nutrition or any similar supplement. That is unless they had competent and reliable scientific evidence to support their claims. It also required the $450,000 to be paid to the FTC.
Read more here at Paul Harvey Ocular Nutrition