Nasutra Dietary Supplement Recalled

Several press stories on the web report that the male enhancement supplement Nasutra has been recalled. The manufacturer claims several lots of Nasutra were tested and preliminarily found to contain Acetildenafil, an analogue of Sildenafil, the active pharmaceutical...

Infomercials under attack

The infomercial is a popular marketing vehicle for nutraceuticals and alternative medical devices. Recently, unscrupulous infomercial marketers have come under attack for unfair and deceptive trade practices. These two examples provide important lessons for makers of...

Ephedra ban reinstated on appeal

In a 23 page opinion, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has reversed the Utah District Court and held that the FDA’s ban on low dose ephedra was not arbitrary or capricious. Next stop, Supreme Court? Neutraceutical Corp. v. Von...