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US Supplement Firm Warned About Phenibut After Failing To Pull PTSD, Detox, Anxiety Claims

Salt Scrubs Join FDA’s List Of Fraudulent COVID-19 Treatment Claims

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Latest FDA warning to Chill6 doesn’t reference previous letter but lists larger number of violations along with more details about the problems. Agency also recently added salt scrub therapies to its list of products as marketed with fraudulent coronavirus treatment claims.

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