FDA Advisory No. 2016-071
Public Health Warning Against the Use of the Following Unregistered Food Products:
1.Health and Naturals Garcinia cambogia with Chitosan
2.Lipa Fresh Buko Juice Young Coconut Juice
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises the public against the use of the following unregistered food products:
Figure 1. Unregistered Health and Naturals Garcinia cambogia with Chitosan.
Figure 2. Unregistered Lipa Fresh Buko Juice Young Coconut Juice.
The above mentioned products are not registered with this Office, including all of their claims. Taking food and/or food supplements that have not undergone evaluation and testing in terms of safety and quality may present harmful effects to one’s health. Food products including food supplements should not bear any misleading, deceptive, and false claims in their labels and/or any promotional materials that will provide erroneous impression on products’ character or identity.
In the interest of protecting public health and safety, the Officers of the Field Regulatory Operations Office (FROO) are hereby mandated to exercise their regulatory function pursuant to Section 14 of Republic Act No. 9711. Likewise, all local government units and law enforcement agencies are requested to ensure that these products are not sold or offered for sale in their localities or area of jurisdiction.
Dissemination of the information to all concerned is requested.