Some Data, Please

Two companies marketing genetically tailored nutritional supplements and skincare products settle with the US Federal Trade Commission.

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Don't tell the FDA but there

Don't tell the FDA but there are a LOT of other supplement companies making unfounded, spurious health claims about their products. We can thank Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) for pushing the DSHEA law several years ago, which allows supplement makers to market their nostrums with little accountability. The industry is corrupt.

While the comment above is

While the comment above is certainly true, it is also true that the pharmaceutical industry evolved out of selling snake oils of many sorts and continues to misrepresent effectiveness and safety of its products; likely with much greater harm.