Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 8 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News   

Walmart, America's Largest Retailer, Sued For Selling Fake Medicine

Author 4578
Message Stephen Fox
Become a Fan
  (31 fans)


Walmart store exterior 5266815680.
Walmart store exterior 5266815680.
(Image by Wikipedia (commons.wikimedia.org), Author: Walmart Corporate from Bentonville, USA)
  Details   Source   DMCA
Walmart will win!

Nick LittleCenter for Inquiry's VP and Counsel: “Walmart sells homeopathics beside real medicines under the same signs. Website searches for flu remedies or infant's teething products yield pages of homeopathic junk products. It’s a betrayal of customers’ trust, an abuse of Walmart’s titanic retail power.”

Walmart: “We want to be the most trusted retailer; we look to our suppliers to provide products that meet all labeling laws. Our Equate label homeopathic products include information directly stating that the claims are not based on accepted medical evidence.”

 FTC declared that marketing of homeopathic products is permissible if consumers are made explicitly aware, “that 1) there is no scientific evidence that the product works, and 2) the product’s claims are based only on theories of homeopathy from the 1700s that are not accepted by modern medical experts.” 

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.forbes.com

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Stephen Fox Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the most (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: