Archive for September 2015

Lucy’s Weight Loss System Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Pink Bikini and Shorts on The Beach 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: 682-308-0199 pbfitme@gmail.com FOR…

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The One Minute Miracle Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of MIRACLE DIET 30 Due to Presence of Undeclared Phenolphthalein & MIRACLE ROCK 48 Due to Presence of Undeclared Thiosildenafil

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: Rene Castillo (305)…

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Canadian Pharmaceutical Company and their Drop-Shipper Pleaded Guilty in Non-FDA Approved Medications Smuggling Charges

A Canadian pharmaceutical company and their drop-shipper were fined $45 million, as well as forfeiting $30 million for smuggling Non-FDA approved medications into the U.S. 5 men from Canada and the United States have also pleaded guilty to a multi-year conspiracy to ship misbranded and non-FDA approved pharmaceuticals to U.S. Clinics and Doctors’ Offices.

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New QR Code Verification Product for Patients

Securing Industry reports that a new anti-counterfeiting product focused on consumers has been launched to help patients verify the authenticity of their medications. The product, Check My Meds, is a cell phone application that scans two dimensional barcodes on medicine packages to verify their origin in conjunction with new FDA policy. The U.S. Food and…

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CanadaDrugs Indictment: Narinder Kaulder and the Path Taken By Fake Avastin

The CanadaDrugs indictment lists Narinder Kaulder as the head of operations for a U.K. drug wholesaler called River East Supplies, LTD. River East was a subsidiary through which CanadaDrugs conducted its sales. The indictment alleges that “in order to ensure that the illegal shipments of clinical drugs were allowed into the United States without increased scrutiny from the FDA and United States Customs, River East systematically falsified customs declarations that accompanied illegal drug shipments.”

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Interchange 2014: Madame Gu and PSM China

Interchange 2014 was fortunate enough to have Madame LiHong Gu, director of the Partnership for Safe Medicines China join us and share her work. Madame Gu began her brief description of PSM China by pointing out that “China is another large country with 1.3 billion people. They all need safe medicines.” She told the conference…

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