According to FDA Advisory No. 1618, series of 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned all healthcare professionals and the general public not to purchase and consume the following unregistered food products and food supplements:
- RENO BRAND Liver Spread
- MIRACLE WHITE Advanced Whitening Capsules Food Supplement
- TURCUMIN 100% Natural & Standardized Turmeric Curcumin
- DESA Spanish Style Bangus in Corn Oil
- SAMANTHA’S DIPS AND SAUCE Spanish Sardines Paste Sauce
It is stated in the advisory that:
“The FDA verified through online monitoring or post-marketing surveillance that the abovementioned products and food supplements are not registered and no corresponding Certificates of Product Registration (CPR) have been issued.”
Furthermore, the agency cannot assure the quality and safety of the following products since it has not gone through the evaluation process of FDA.
Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009
In addition, under the advisory, it is stated in Republic Act No. 9711 or the “Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009” that the manufacture, importation, exportation, sale, offering for sale, distribution, transfer, non-consumer use, promotion, advertising or sponsorship of health products without the proper authorization is prohibited.
Report Sale/Distribution of Unregistered Products
To report any sale or distribution of unregistered products, report through the online reporting facility eReport.