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Seizures and Injunctions - Health Fraud

The list below provides information gathered from press announcements and other public notices about certain seizures and injunctions of health fraud* - related products regulated by FDA. For all FDA Press Announcements, click here.

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Date IssuedSeizure Press Announcement
01/06/2016US Marshals seize dietary supplements containing kratom
04/16/2015U.S. Marshals seize unapproved drugs from Florida distributor
09/25/2014U.S. Marshals seize botanical substance kratom from southern California facility
09/04/2014U.S. Marshals seize drug products from Flawless Beauty
11/18/2013U.S. Marshals seize more than $2 million in adulterated dietary supplements from Georgia company
02/14/2013U.S. Marshals seize drug products distributed by a Florida company
10/23/2012Dietary supplements, unapproved drugs seized in New York
06/06/2012FDA: U.S. Marshals seized misbranded drugs in Maine
03/29/2012FDA: U.S. Marshals seize unapproved and misbranded drug products at Missouri distributor
12/06/2011FDA: U.S. Marshals seize products containing banned ephedrine for dietary supplements
12/01/2011FDA: U.S. Marshals seize dietary supplements, drugs manufactured by Syntec Inc.
06/07/2011FDA: DDS probiotic products seized
06/03/2011FDA seizes elderberry juice concentrate at Kansas company
07/27/2010Federal Agents Seize FastSize Extenders and FastSize EQM Erectile Quality Monitors
07/09/2010Federal Agents Seize Bee-Shield Hand Sanitizerfrom Puerto Rican Company
06/10/2010FDA Seizes More Than $32,000 Worth of Bulk-Honey from Phildelphia Distribution Center
04/05/2010FDA Issues Warning Letters for Drugs Promoted in Fat Elimination Procedure
08/01/2009U.S. Marshals Seize Skin Sanitizer, Protectant Products Made by Clarcon Biological Chemical Laboratory Inc.
07/24/2008Federal Authorities Seize Xiadafil VIP Tablets After Company Refuses to Recall Product
04/09/2008Federal Authorities Seize More Than $100,000 of Unapproved Drugs Marketed as "natural supplements"
04/04/2008Federal Agents Seize Nearly $1.3 Million of Illegal Dietary Supplements
11/16/2007Approximately $2 Million of Potentially Harmful "Cosmetic" Eye Product Seized
11/01/2007More than $300,000 of Drugs and Dietary Supplements Seized
10/12/2007Approximately $71,000 of Dietary Supplements Seized at FDA Request
Date IssuedInjunction Press Announcement
08/30/2018District Court orders permanent injunction against companies selling sexual enhancement products containing undisclosed drugs
9/26/2017Federal judge orders Flawless Beauty to stop distributing unapproved drugs, recall certain products
10/01/2015Federal judge issues permanent injunction against South Dakota laser manufacturer
09/28/2015Federal judge enters permanent injunction against Florida dietary supplements maker, Sunset Natural Products Inc.
08/17/2015Federal judge approves consent decree with Iowa drug and dietary supplement maker, Iowa Select Herbs
08/04/2015Federal judge enters permanent injunction against Wisconsin dietary supplement manufacturers
07/10/2015FDA takes steps to prevent sales of unapproved kidney drugs for dogs and cats
07/01/2015Federal judge enters permanent injunction against Acino Products, LLC
01/16/2015Federal judge approves consent decree with California dietary supplement maker
10/14/2014Federal judge approves FDA consent decree with Ascend Laboratories
11/20/2012Federal judge approves consent decree with Minnesota drug and dietary supplement company
10/25/2012Federal judge grants permanent injunction against Oregon herb and supplement manufacturer
11/23/2011FDA takes enforcement action against Pennsylvania dietary supplement maker
09/14/2011FDA: Minnesota Companies Agree to Halt Sale of Amino-Acid Products with Unapproved Claims
06/30/2011FDA: New York Dietary Supplement Manufacturer Enters into Consent Decree
10/13/2010Government Takes Action Against Montana Drug Manufacturer
05/11/2009Dietary Supplements Worth $1.3 Million Condemned and Forfeited to the United States Under Consent Decree
02/22/2008FDA Announces Permanent Injunction against Food Companies, Executives


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