At the end of August, the national market regulator released information of the second batch of false advertising cases, including one related to health food
According to the announcement, the Guangdong Jiuji Bio Tech Co. promoted its product in its wechat account that its products can “prevent tumor” and “anti virus, protect liver and anti bacteria” , which violates th relevant regulation that no health food should claim in its ads that it can cure or prevent diseases, as stated in the national ad law.
The relevant company has been asked to taken down the ads and was fined by 45,000 yuan. Another company based in Shandong province was punished for similar reason in May. (Source: Weixin)