Archive for November 2014

4% of online drug sellers meet US safety standards

NAPB finds only 4% of online drug sellers meet United States safety standards: uncontrolled substances still readily available without a prescription online. For 6 years the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has surveyed online drug sellers to investigate industry trends and has published their findings in their Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress…

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REFA Enterprises, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Forever Beautiful Bee Pollen 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: (757) 420-1122 support@fbbpshop.com…

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ABC Dophilus Powder by Solgar, Inc: Recall – Risk of Infection

This is a reprint of an FDA Alert. [Posted 11/17/2014] AUDIENCE: Consumer, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice ISSUE: Solgar, Inc. is voluntarily recalling ABC Dophilus Powder. Testing conducted by the Centers for Disease Control revealed the presence of Rhizopus oryzae in 1.75 oz (50 g) containers of Solgar ABC Dophilus Powder, which may cause Mucormycosis.…

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New Jersey Company Warned By FDA for Offering Fake Ebola Cures for Sale

FDA warns Natural Solutions Foundation that the products they offer for sale are not Ebola cures and are therefore “misbranded.” At present there is no practical cure for Ebola, though several different vaccines are in development. A company in New Jersey using Youtube, Facebook and other online means to advertise their offerings has been sent…

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Man Imported Fake Cancer Drugs From Turkey Gets 2 Years and 3 Months in Prison

Download BlackMarketCancer_singlepage.pdf (881.4K) Ozkan Semizoglu earlier had pleaded guilty to charges that he and his company, Ozay Pharmaceuticals, shipped counterfeit versions of life-saving cancer medications into the United States. Ozay Pharmaceuticals was one of several sources for the fake cancer drugs that have plagued U.S. oncology clinics since 2012. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has…

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