Misleading VAX-D® Advertisement
The ad violates the FDA's instructions to the manufacturer concerning what claims can be legally made. During the 510K clearance procedure, the agency clearly indicated that:
Identifying Dr. Dyer as "Minister of Health, Canada, is misleading because: (a) he was Minister of Health of one province, not the entire country; (b) no time frame is given, so that it might appear that he is still minister of health; and (3) the identification falsely suggests that he made the statement while he was Minister of Health.
This article was posted on April 26, 2000.