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September 9, 2020 video: 1,000 Fake Pills per bottle – a bust in Toronto

September 23, 2020
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September 9, 2020 video: Huge fentanyl pill bust in Ontario, Canada Learn about Project Javalin in our September 9, 2020 video What does Don Bell, retired Chief Superintendent of the Ontario Police, say about the goals of these counterfeiters? Project Javelin In June, police in Ontario shut down a huge counterfeiting operation responsible for manufacturing hundreds of thousands of fentanyl...

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Counterfeit Medicine News for the Week of September 14, 2020

September 21, 2020
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Counterfeit Medicine News for the Week of September 14, 2020 Coronavirus Fraud And Counterfeits: In Boston, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that it has seized just over 20,000 counterfeit N95 masks so far this month. The substantial seizure in Boston was dwarfed by Chicago CBP agents intercepting 500,000 counterfeit N95 respirators on September 10, 2020. A distributor in Utah...

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FDA Alert: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Two Lots of NP Thyroid®, Thyroid Tablets, USP Due to Sub Potency

September 17, 2020
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This is a reprint of an FDA Alert. When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company’s announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. September 17, 2020 Company Contact Information Consumers: Acella Pharmaceuticals 1-888-280-2044 recall@acellapharma.com Company Announcement Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot...

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Counterfeit Medicine News for the Week of September 7, 2020

September 14, 2020
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Counterfeit Medicine News for the Week of September 7, 2020 Coronavirus Fraud And Counterfeits: The Federal Trade Commission reports that Americans have suffered nearly $132 million in losses from scams related to the coronavirus and government stimulus checks since March. Since May, the Justice Department has charged 57 people with trying to steal more than $175 million from the Paycheck...

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Counterfeit Medicine News for the Week of August 31, 2020

September 8, 2020
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Counterfeit Medicine News for the Week of August 31, 2020 Coronavirus Fraud And Counterfeits: Consumer Reports wrote about supplement sellers who have mobilized affiliate networks to “mask their business identities and protect themselves from liability” while they are selling COVID-19 supplements. Networks like these are why PSM supports domain name reform. Learn more about reforms we need to help law...

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Preventing Rx Medications from becoming the next toilet paper during the Coronavirus Pandemic

September 8, 2020
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Preventing Rx Medications from becoming the next toilet paper during the Coronavirus Pandemic By: William E. Arnold, President & CEO, Community Access National Network (CANN), Shabbir J. Safdar, Executive Director of the Partnership for Safe Medicines and Brandon M. Macsata, CEO, ADAP Advocacy Association Worried about medicine shortages? PSM has some tips to help. If you are taking a life-saving...

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RLC Labs, Inc., Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Nature-Throid® and WP Thyroid® with Current Expiry Due to Sub Potency

September 3, 2020
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This is a reprint of an FDA Alert. When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company’s announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. September 03, 2020 Company Contact Information Consumers: RLC Labs, Inc. recall@rlclabs.com Company Announcement RLC Labs, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a total...

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CorgioMed LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera Labeled as EDIBLE ALCOHOL

September 3, 2020
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This is a reprint of an FDA alert. When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company’s announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Company Name: CorgioMed LLC Company Contact Information Consumers: CorgioMed LLC Phone : 301-978-3898 Email: contact@corgiomed.com Company Announcement CorgioMed, LLC is voluntarily...

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“These drugs would go through additional shipping, inspection and repackaging. Why would they be cheaper?”

September 2, 2020
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Sarah Ruth Bates

Writer Sarah Ruth Bates (Source: Cognoscenti) This editorial by Sarah Ruth Bates was published in WBUR’s Cognoscenti on September 2, 2020. Bates is a writer who graduated from the Master of Bioethics program at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics in 2017. What We’d Really Import From Canada Under Trump’s Executive Order. It’s Not Prescription Drugs Politicians from President Donald...

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Counterfeit Medicine News for the Week of August 24, 2020

September 1, 2020
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Counterfeit Medicine News for the Week of August 24, 2020 Coronavirus Fraud And Counterfeits: U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. of New Jersey, Don Beyer of Virginia and Katie Porter of California called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to protect the American people from unproven treatments for COVID-19. The FDA warned that flavored hand sanitizers and sanitizers packaged...

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