In the last 16 months, 320 thousand free sale products, known as "miracle items ", In order to protect the health of the population, he said, Mikel Arriola , owner of the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris)
In an interview, with the newspaper Metro , the federal official revealed that in July of this year, the analysis of the Health Regulations to regulate advertising and avoid spreading misleading messages about products that supposedly "heal" everything. However, these are detrimental to health:
"We are not going to stop, we are the health and regulatory authority and companies that do not comply with advertising and sell these items to the public will be the first sanctioned in terms of publicity, and then proceed with all the rigor of the law to withdraw the products, "he warned.
Arriola explained that in 2010 250,000 items that did not meet the expectations that promised and that also caused serious health damage, such as the liver, were removed from the market, while in 2011, 70,000 products have been seized.