Dangerous food products flooding market — FDA

MANILA, Philippines -  Unregistered food products and supplements considered “dangerous” to public health are being sold in the local market, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned yesterday.


After a series of marketing surveillance, the FDA reported that 12 food products and supplements in the market were found to have not gone through the registration process.


These unregistered products are Cholest-Pure Turmeric Extract Soft Capsule, Nature Made Fish Oil 1200 mg, JV’s Dulaw Granule, Magical Fit Juice and RLR Squalene 100% Pure Deep-sea Shark Liver Oil.


Also unregistered are Tatak Wonder Coffee, Top Secret Nutrition Garcinia Cambogia + White Kidney Bean Extract, Lorenzana’s Mangosteen, Malunggay Juice, SM Bonus Spanish Style Sardines, Honey Pomelo Drink, Ocetpobar Caviar and Uni-President Chili Pork Flavor Instant Noodles.       


The FDA said it cannot ensure the quality and safety of unregistered food products and supplements.