FDA warns North Idaho business of ‘serious violations’ with its sale of mineral supplements


A business in Kooskia that sells supplements, such as colloidal silver, violated federal law and regulations, according to a warning letter issued by the Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA inspected C R Supplements last year, between Dec. 6 and Dec. 10. That inspection and a review of the business’s website and Facebook page found “serious violations” of federal law and regulations, according to the letter, sent to owner Susan Hull on April 20.

C R Supplements sold several misbranded “new drugs,” according to the warning letter, which cited the products labeled Calcium, Copper, Molybdenum, Selenium, Silver, Magnesium, Zinc, Alkalize-U, CR-Oxy+, and Immune Boost Pack. 

The company crossed a line into selling the substances as “new drugs” because they aren’t “generally recognized as safe and effective” for the uses marketed on the business’s Facebook page, the FDA said. 

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