BASF, DIEM Labs to pay fine, stop fish oil claim

2021-06-09

BASF and DIEM Labs have agreed to pay a $416,000 fine and stop claiming that a fish oil supplement reduced liver fat in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, in a settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission. "BASF and DIEM couldn't back up serious claims about how Hepaxa capsules would help adults and kids with liver disease,"​ said Daniel Kaufman, Acting Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection.

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