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2016 Press Announcements - Health Fraud

2016 Press Announcements - Health Fraud

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

Date Press Announcement
09/30/2016 FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels
06/09/2016 FDA targets unlawful internet sales of illegal prescription medicines during International Operation Pangea IX
02/26/2016 Federal judge approves consent decree with Florida dietary supplement distributor, Viruxo
01/06/2016 US Marshals seize dietary supplements containing kratom
*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.