Milwaukee's massive homemade ice sculpture must come down, city says

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A 30-foot ice sculpture designed and executed by a Milwaukee man has to come down, the Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services said Wednesday.

Groups wants warning for St. John's wort

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Supplements containing St. John's wort may interfere with birth control, antidepressants, blood thinners and other drugs, a U.S. non-profit group says.

Group: Bayer ads mislead about prostate

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. advocacy group notified Bayer Healthcare it will sue if the company continues to claim the selenium in its vitamins may reduce prostate cancer risk.

Airborne refunds require old sale receipts

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Customers who bought Airborne in order to get rid of colds as far back as 2001 will be able to get their money back, provided they saved the sale receipts.

Herbal supplement settles $23M lawsuit

CARMEL, Calif., March 4 (UPI) -- A California herbal supplement firm will pay $23.2 million in a class action settlement for false advertising, one of the plaintiff groups said Tuesday.

Action urged on menopause product ads

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A U.S. nonprofit group says a red clover dietary supplement called Promensil is being deceptively marketed to women to reduce menopause symptoms.

Food makers set to embrace live bacteria

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Other U.S. food makers are planning versions of the health-oriented item following the success of Dannon's Activia, a yogurt filled with live bacteria.

Diet supplement labels called misleading

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A consumer advocacy group charged Friday that a new certification mark intended to verify the purity of dietary supplements might mislead consumers into thinking the products have been shown to be safe and effective. The group, the Center for Science in t
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