FDA Warns Manufacturers of Products Labeled as Homeopathic for Putting Consumers at Risk with Significant Violations of Manufacturing Quality Standards

May 14, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has posted warning letters to five companies who produce products labeled as homeopathic for significant violations of current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) regulations. Four of the warning...
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(Natural News) A Big Pharma front group known as the Center for Inquiry (CFI) has reportedly filed a new lawsuit against Walmart for selling natural homeopathic medicine, which the pill-pushing “nonprofit” organization has conveniently and arbitrarily declared to be “fake” medicine. CFI’s suit alleges that Walmart is “committing wide-scale consumer fraud and endangering the health...
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Updated Date: Jun 19, 2019 EST
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CONCLUSION: This review not only explains the pharmacokinetics of indole alkaloids from Gelsemium but also facilitates further study on their metabolism and mechanism of toxicity. PMID: 31203797 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Drug Metabolism - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Curr Drug Metab Source Type: research
The lawsuit, filed by the Center for Inquiry, accuses America's biggest retailer of misleading customers into believing homeopathy is regulated and tested by the same standards of accepted medicine.
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Eight and Company LLC, d/b/a Sprayology is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry from 10/18-7/22 of its aqueous-based homeopathic product line for human use. All products manufactured by the contract manufacturer, King Bio, have been recalled due to possible microbial contamination.
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Homeopathy is a popular, traditional remedy for asthma. In this article, we look at the evidence for the safety and effectiveness of homeopathic remedies for asthma.
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MBI Distributing, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir, within expiry, to the consumer level. The drug products have been found to be manufactured with a lack of adequate controls.
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CONCLUSIONS:  H20 treatment in peripartum sheep resulted in greater body weight and lower leukocyte count. H10 was associated with lower FEC for Trichostrongylidae. Both H10 and H20 justify a label of 'effective anthelmintic' for Cooperia. PMID: 31163453 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Homeopathy - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Homeopathy Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In a representative sample of paediatricians in Switzerland, their personal attitude towards CM is positive, emphasised by great interest in CM training, a willingness to contribute to CM research and a high rate of paediatricians who use CM for themselves and their families. In contrast, the percentage of paediatricians offering CM is currently rather low despite strong demand for CM for children. This study provides key pointers for the future development of complementary and integrative medicine for children in Switzerland. PMID: 31203577 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Swiss Medical Weekly - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Swiss Med Wkly Source Type: research
Walmart has been sued for medical fraud. In a lawsuit filed in the District of Columbia, the Center for Inquiry (CFI) alleges that Walmart is, “committing wide-scale consumer fraud and endangering the health of its customers though its sale and marketing of homeopathic medicines.”
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