Food supplements importer hauled up for exaggerated claims

The Ministry of Health’s Vietnam Food Administration has slapped a fine of VND17 million (US$804.7) on a company that imported and sold nutritional supplements for exaggerating their benefits.

Nature and Science World Company, which sold a food supplement each for men and women and bone supplement Complebio 4 Joints, was also ordered to recall all brochures for the three products from the market.

It had claimed among other things that the supplement cures erection disorders in diabetes patients which the Vietnam Food Administration found to be exaggerated.

The supplement for men and women are imported from the US and Japan.

By Trung Kien - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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