Tag: supplement regulation
How Safe is CBD?
CBD is a drug, but sold as both a drug and herbal supplement. What does the current evidence say about its safety?
Caffeine Overdose Death Raises Question of Weak Regulations Across the Pond
A personal trainer in England died from a massive overdose caused by a deadly miscalculation aided by weak regulations of the sale of pure caffeine powder.
BOO: Or how “magic dirt” became a MLM miracle cure scam for COVID-19
"BOO" stands for Black Oxygen Organics, a "cure" for COVID-19 that got the attention of regulators last week. Basically, it's dirt billed by its believers as "magic dirt" that sells for $110 a bag (plus shipping) through a multilevel marketing sales model. What can this latest COVID cure tell us about the relationship between alternative medicine and COVID-19 denial?
Audit reveals supplement regulation and oversight is lacking
A Canadian audit of dietary supplements shows serious problems with the quality and safety of the products you may be buying.