Food supplement firms agree to BFAD review of ads

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / June 29) — Distributors and manufacturers of alternative medicines classified as “food supplements” have agreed to subject their advertisements to a review prior to airing or printing in the media, the Bureau of Food and Drugs office here said.

Arnold Alindada, an inspector of BFAD told reporters on Thursday that advertisers of the food supplements have entered into an initial agreement for a review of their advertisements following complaints of deceptive promotions in the media.

The agreement would subject the ad materials to a review by the Department of Health, which could also recommend revisions before it will be sent to the press, Alindada said. The review would end up with the BFAD as a DOH agency regulating food and drugs.

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3 responses to “Food supplement firms agree to BFAD review of ads”

  1. Bone MD says :

    I still here incredulous therapeutic claims of healing power by this so called miracle drugs which are licensed only as supplemental foods. One actually claimed it was manufactured by God…. I don’t think BFAD has done something yet significant to curb this issue? A review? Another lame duck excuse.

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