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FDA Warns Against Over-the-Counter Flu Treatment

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Buyer beware for people wanting to use a combination of organic botanicals to fight the flu.
The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission are sending a strong warning to "flu and cold defense" for making misleading.. unproven claims about its GermBullet inhaler. The company advertises the products as a blend of 11 so-called natural remedies but the FDA has not tested the formula and the product is in a violation of drug safety regulations.

From the Associated Press:
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_UNTESTED_REMEDIES_FLU_SEASON?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

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