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In the past, contact lenses like these have been contaminated with harmful bacteria.
Drug deaths in the twelve months ending in April 2021 increased 28% over the same period the previous year. The tragic increase is fueled by fentanyl and its analogues being added to the entire spectrum of illicit drugs.
Federal authorities have indicted nine Texans who allegedly sold almost $53 million in counterfeit cough syrup over the last seven years. Learn more about this case and catch up on the rest of this week’s counterfeit medicine news.
As counterfeit pills made with dangerous substances proliferate in the U.S., lawmakers and regulators are grappling with whether stronger penalties for the misuse of pill presses or tighter control of the machines would deter homegrown pill makers. We have looked at this issue and here’s what we found.
The Mexican army estimated that the bust may disrupt the production of about 70 million of the blue fentanyl pills every month. Catch up on all of last week’s news about counterfeit medicine.
An investigation by the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service led to the seizure of over two pounds of counterfeit Adderall pills that tested positive for methamphetamine.
Operation Dark HunTor stopped Darknet sellers in seven states and Washington D.C. Click here for links to this and 29 other stories about fakes medicine.
A Pennsylvania company is being investigated for selling fake N95 masks to as many as 20 medical facilities across the country—including the Cleveland Clinic. Catch up on this story and more of last week’s safe medicines news.
The United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission’s newest report found Chinese companies adapting to a changing legal framework to maintain their prominent status as suppliers, and even venturing into money-laundering services for Mexican drug trafficking organizations