FDA: Bannon Linked to Phony Zinc-Vitamin COVID Cure Scam

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“According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the defendants advertised that their vitamin D and zinc nutritional supplements could prevent or treat COVID-19 without competent or reliable scientific evidence to support their claims.

Raw Story: Federal investigators are taking steps to stop a company linked to Steve Bannon from misleading consumers about the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Former Trump adviser and former Breitbart News chief Steve Bannon does not radiate ‘pinnacle of health.’ The portly, cigar-smoking, possibly former alcoholic is not known for his workout ethic. But like many a far-right media figure, including Trump himself (once upon a time), Bannon is now hawking vitamins as a ‘Wellness Warrior.’ People have called Bannon a lot of things over the years. Wellness Warrior is not one of them.

Yet Bannon now appears in ads on his website for ‘The War Room Defense Pack,‘ a collection of zinc and Vitamin D3, with the slogan, ‘You can’t fight if you’re sick!’ Anyone ordering a free sample is treated to a complimentary ‘War Room Viral Defense Guide,’ which doesn’t come right out and say it’s offering a COVID cure, lest Bannon run into trouble with the FDA. But the savvy consumer will be able to read through the lines,” Mother Jones reported in March.

That advertising is now the focus of a federal crackdown.

“The Department of Justice, together with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), today announced a civil complaint against defendants Eric Anthony Nepute and Quickwork LLC, doing business as Wellness Warrior, in the first enforcement action alleging violations of the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act,” the Justice Department announced on Monday.  Read more…

https://www.rawstory.com/steve-bannon/

 

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  1. DOJ needs to stop wasting my tax money – running down huskters like stone & greedy stieve..

    he has to put a label on it – then sell it’ as so outlned’; then its FDA… DOJ this DOJ that !

    OMG i need them to come over and get’ my kingsford lit so i can charr some burgers

    they’/them/ R still driving saturday pikups here w the trump flags next to the stars & bars… –> the Bolsheviks R getting lubed up and the kooks in DC are filling up their lemona(l)ooada cups..

    then the mr repeal executive is simply MIA :: totally worthless & i will save the crimea in the same sentence.. i will send warship A + B – call them warships ?? Vlad the Han Fluke’ sends 200,000 fulley geared troops, and a rail line @ ukrain jammed bak to muskovite..

    the smallet pik here is simple ! thats the rostov-ON-don and really serious `short – work’ on the horizon..

    DOJ this DOJ that – wahtta bunch of lookieLu’s

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