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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.

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Date Press Announcement
06/24/2021 FDA Advises Consumers Not to Purchase or Use Nitrite “Poppers”
05/26/2021 FDA, FTC Warn Five Companies Illegally Selling Dietary Supplements Claiming to Treat Infertility
05/21/2021 FDA Announces Seizure of Adulterated Dietary Supplements Containing Kratom
03/04/2021 Federal judge enters permanent injunction against New York-based dietary supplement manufacturer
03/02/2021 National Consumer Protection Week: FDA Is Vigilant in Protecting Consumers Against COVID-19 Vaccine Scams
02/19/2021 FDA Warns 10 Companies for Illegally Selling Dietary Supplements Claiming to Treat Depression and Other Mental Health Disorders
01/26/2021 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Action to Place All Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers from Mexico on Import Alert to Help Prevent Entry of Violative and Potentially Dangerous Products into U.S., Protect U.S. Consumers
01/21/2021 Purported Biotech Executive Charged with Introducing Misbranded Drug into Interstate Commerce for Distribution of "COVID-19" Vaccine
01/13/2021 CBP, FDA Seize Counterfeit, Unauthorized E-Cigarettes
01/07/2021 Birmingham Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy for Making Unapproved Drug Products in His Kitchen and Warehouse
*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.

 

 

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