FDA warns three tobacco product makers over labeling

August 27, 2015 5:27 PM

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FDA warns three tobacco product makers over labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it had issued warning letters to three tobacco product manufacturers, including the maker of Natural American Spirit cigarettes, over labels claiming the products were "additive-free" or "natural".

This is the first time the FDA has pulled up companies for marketing tobacco products with "modest-risk" claims that are not backed by scientific evidence ratified by the health regulator.

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