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2019 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
12/10/2019 FDA underscores that consumers should not use drugs, dietary supplements and devices recalled from Basic Reset and Biogenyx following consent decree for federal violations
11/25/2019 FDA warns 15 companies for illegally selling various products containing cannabidiol as agency details safety concerns
10/22/2019 FDA, FTC warn company marketing unapproved cannabidiol products with unsubstantiated claims to treat teething and ear pain in infants, autism, ADHD, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease
09/30/2019 FDA and DEA warn website operators illegally selling opioids
09/03/2019 Federal judge enters consent decree against Tennessee drug, dietary supplement and device distributors, Basic Reset and Biogenyx, for drug, device and dietary supplement violations
07/23/2019 FDA warns company marketing unapproved cannabidiol products with unsubstantiated claims to treat cancer, Alzheimer's disease, opioid withdrawal, pain and pet anxiety
06/25/2019 FDA issues warnings to companies selling illegal, unapproved kratom drug products marketed for opioid cessation, pain treatment and other medical uses
06/14/2019 Federal officials seize adulterated dietary supplements from Life Rising Corporation due to poor manufacturing practices
05/30/2019 FDA puts company on notice for marketing unapproved stem cell products for treating serious conditions
03/19/2019 FDA takes action against marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain and other serious conditions
02/11/2019 FDA takes action against 17 companies for illegally selling products claiming to treat Alzheimer's disease