Archive for March 2014

FDA Alert: Pure Edge Nutrition, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Bella Vi Brand Products Due to Undeclared Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein

This is a reprint of an FDA Alert. Recall — Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact Consumer: (888) 417-3613 info@pureedgenutrition.com…

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FDA Alert: Glaxosmithkline Recalls Alli®

This is a reprint of an FDA Alert Recall — Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Consumer: 800-671-2554 Media:Deborah Boldingdeborah.g.bolding@gsk.com412-327-5540 FOR…

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Missouri Clinic Manager Sentenced for Receiving Misbranded Botox

Thomas Greg Martin was sentenced to six months of home confinement, 120 hours of community service, a forfeiture of $32,000 and three years of probation for receiving misbranded Botox® from a foreign, unlicensed drug wholesaler. Thomas operated Aestheticare LLC, a medical clinic with several locations which provided cosmetic procedures to patients in St. Louis County,…

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FDA Alert: SNI National is Voluntarily recalling Kratom XL 4 Pack, Maeng Da Kratom 10 Pack, Max Kratom 20 Pack, and Bali Kratom 40 pack Due to Undeclared Drug Ingredients

This is a reprint of an FDA Alert. Recall — Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Consumer: 1-801-388-4690 Kratomrecall@gmail.com Media:…

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Alvarado Medical Plaza Pharmacy Owner Sentenced in Black Market Cancer Drug Case, Ordered to Repay Medicare Over $1 Million

Download BlackMarketCancer_Long.pdf (881.4K) Daniel Burdine, owner of Alvarado Medical Plaza Pharmacy in San Diego, had earlier pleaded guilty to charges he purchased injectable cancer medication from Quality Specialty Products (QSP) of Canada. QSP first came to the attention of Federal authorities when they were identified as a source of counterfeit Avastin. Alvarado Medical Plaza Pharmacy…

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FDA Alert: New Life Nutritional Center Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Super Fat Burner, Maxi Gold and Esmeralda Dietary Supplements Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein

Recall — Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact Consumer: 646-209-9846 rosadohow@aol.com Media: Nilson Rosado 646-209-9846 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March…

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Over-the-Counter Drugs Part of Counterfeit Bust in New York

Investigators turn up over $2 million worth of counterfeit health and beauty products, including counterfeited cold medicines and painkillers. Nassau County prosecutors allege that two brothers, Pardeep Malik and Hamant Mullick ran a multi-state health and beauty product counterfeiting business, CNN reports. According to CNN, “Law enforcement authorities seized four tractor-trailers filled with knockoff health…

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