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Coral calcium claims

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA has accepted petition for 26 coral calcium health claims for evaluation, petitioner Marine Bio announces March 4. The Japanese coral calcium firm notes FDA soon will post the claims for a 60-day public comment period. Washington, D.C.-based law firm Emord & Associates filed the claims for Marine Bio in October (1"The Tan Sheet" Oct. 13, 2003, p. 6). Claims sought include "may reduce risk of certain cancers." The FTC has successfully sued coral calcium marketers over false claims, enjoining them from misleading consumers (2"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 26, 2004 p. 10)...

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