Posts Tagged ‘weight loss fraud’

Plagued by Herbal Frauds

April 4, 2015 — Herbal frauds are everywhere, trying to tap into the magical thinking of people feeling that their weight and their health are out of control. This week the attorneys general of 14 states asked Congress to investigate the safety of herbal supplements and to consider giving the FDA more power to regulate them. Talk about magical thinking. […]

Dr. Oz Will Tell Congress about Weight Loss Scams

June 13, 2014 — No one could make this up. Dr. Mehmet Oz is scheduled to appear at a Senate hearing on weight loss scams next week. He certainly is an expert on the subject. On his popular medical advice show, in just five years Oz has promoted no fewer than 16 miracles for weight loss. The list includes such […]