Vitamin company fined $12,600 for false claims
A vitamin company selling supplements for children’s eye care has been fined $12,600 for falsely declaring it held evidence that supported some of its product’s health claims.
The TGA issued the infringement notice to family-owned business Caruso’s Natural Health for claims related to its Kids Eye Care chewable capsules.
The capsules are sold in discount pharmacies Australia-wide — including Chemist Warehouse, SuperPharmacy and Pharmacy4Less — ranging in price from $20-$35.
The watchdog said the claims