Marketers warned not to make unsupported claims about COVID-19 products

MURRIETA (CNS) - The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it has sent letters to nearly four dozen marketers nationwide, including one based in Riverside County, warning them to stop making unsubstantiated claims that their products and therapies can treat or prevent COVID-19. Vaniman Manufacturing Co. in Murrieta, which according to its online profile manufactures products for the dental, industrial and jewelry industries, was one of three companies to receive letters from the FTC involving air purifier/sanitzer and water filter products. Others letters targeted "treatments," including Chinese herbal medications, music therapy, homeopathic treatments and shields claimed to boost the immune system by protecting the wearer from electromagnetic fields, according to the FTC.
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