Posted on January 9, 2017
- The snake oil industry is alive and well today, but these disreputable companies no longer hawk their wares from the back of a wagon. Today, they tout their “miracle cures” on late-night TV infomercials, in magazine ads, on Facebook and in spam emails. It’s up to consumers to educate themselves about fraudulent health products. The FDA provides the following list of six “red flag” claims that should raise your suspicion.