US Food and Drug Administration has recently issued a warning letter to Zarbee’s, a Utah-based supplement company—in
part for “liking” a Facebook customer
testimonial. The FDA accuses them of making implied disease claims.
should not be held responsible for customer comments on social media pages—if
a company stops allowing customer comments that might get it in hot water with
the FDA, then the agency has censored consumer speech. And the website search
accusation is a very slippery slope.
is using a very broad interpretation of what constitutes a disease claim.
Please tell the FDA that its attempts to censor consumer free speech and
Internet searches is unacceptable, and let the agency know it has completely
overstepped its bounds.