Andy Jassy, Amazon CEO (Isaac Brekken/AP Images for NFL, File)

FDA warns Ama­zon again for sell­ing un­ap­proved drugs on­line

Slow­ly but sure­ly the FDA is crack­ing down on the vast, il­le­gal on­line sale of drugs made pos­si­ble by be­he­moths like Ama­zon.

In a warn­ing let­ter dat­ed Oct. 28, the FDA told Ama­zon CEO Andy Jassy that the com­pa­ny sold and dis­trib­uted drugs with un­de­clared ac­tive in­gre­di­ents that were mar­ket­ed as di­etary sup­ple­ments.

The FDA said it con­firmed via lab analy­ses that the “Ar­tri Ajo King,” “Or­ti­ga Mas Ajo Rey,” and “Ar­tri King Re­forza­do con Or­ti­ga y Omega 3” pur­chased on Ama­ con­tained the API of the NSAID pain drug di­clofenac, which is not list­ed on the prod­uct la­bels.

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