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Blissoma

The FDA is far from blissed-out about this skin care company's health claims.

The FDA does not take an ignorance is bliss approach when it comes to Only FDA-approved drugs can be marketed as having the ability to diagnose, cure, treat, prevent or mitigate a disease..

In a July 6 warning letter to St. Louis-based Blissoma, the FDA cited more than a dozen illegal health statements on Blissoma.com, several of which related to claims about prized ingredients in the company’s serums and creams. These included:

Remember, readers, marketing products as having the ability to treat, cure, alleviate the symptoms of, or prevent developing diseases and disorders is simply not permitted by law without FDA approval. If a product really could do all that, then it would be a drug subject to rigorous study and testing to gain FDA approval.

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