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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
06/01/2020 Federal judge enters order of permanent injunction against New York company for distributing unapproved drugs
05/14/2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Federal judge enters temporary injunction against Xephyr LLC doing business as N-Ergetics, preventing sale of Colloidal Silver Products for COVID-19
05/07/2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Continues to Combat Fraudulent COVID-19 Medical Products
04/23/2020 FDA Warns Companies Illegally Selling CBD Products to Treat Medical Conditions, Opioid Addiction
04/17/2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Federal judge enters emergency injunction against Genesis II Church of Health and Healing, preventing sale of Chlorine Dioxide Products Equivalent to Industrial Bleach to Treat COVID-19
04/08/2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Warns Seller Marketing Dangerous Chlorine Dioxide Products that Claim to Treat or Prevent COVID-19
03/20/2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Alerts Consumers About Unauthorized Fraudulent COVID-19 Test Kits
03/09/2020 Coronavirus Update: FDA and FTC Warn Seven Companies Selling Fraudulent Products that Claim to Treat or Prevent COVID-19
02/14/2020 FDA's Actions in Response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus at Home and Abroad
*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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