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Press Announcements - Health Fraud

Examples of FDA Press Announcements that cite health fraud* - related violations. For all FDA Press Announcements, click here.

Archived Health Fraud Press Announcements: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

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DatePress Announcement
09/25/2014U.S. Marshals seize botanical substance kratom from southern California facility
09/04/2014U.S. Marshals seize drug products from Flawless Beauty 
08/25/2014FDA takes action against Georgia dietary supplement manufacturer 
08/14/2014FDA warns consumers about fraudulent Ebola treatment products 
05/22/2014FDA targets illegal online pharmacies in globally coordinated action 
04/07/2014FDA warns consumers not to use Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen capsules 
02/13/2014Illegal prescription drug sellers arraigned on charges for smuggling illicit cancer drugs into the United States

 

 *The FDA defines health fraud as the deceptive promotion, advertising, distribution, or sale of a product represented as being effective to prevent, diagnose, treat, cure or lessen an illness or condition, or provide another beneficial effect on health, but that has not been scientifically proven safe and effective for such purposes.