Dietary Supplements

USPLABS AND CORPORATE OFFICERS INDICTED!

Yesterday the Department of Justice, in conjunction with several other federal agencies, unsealed a grand jury indictment returned against USPLabs and several of its officers, including CEO Jacob Geissler, President…

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Andrews Thornton Higgins Razmara Investigates Flagrant Violation of FDA Law by Dietary Supplement Manufacturers

In December 2010, the FDA sent a mass mailing to dietary supplement manufacturers to address the “significant public health problems” posed by dietary supplements with unlisted and/or unapproved ingredients. The FDA…

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USPlabs LLC Fails at Attempt to Consolidate Cases

The lawyers for USP Labs, the maker of the dangerous dietary supplements OxyElite Pro® and Jack3d®, brought a motion before the Judicical Panel of Multidistrict Litigation to get all federal…

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FDA Uncovers Wide-Spread Contamination in Weight Loss Products

The FDA has launched an investigation of weight loss products contaminated with undeclared chemicals and prescriptions drugs, many of which are marketed as dietary supplements. FDA laboratory tests revealed multiple…

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OxyELITE Pro Recall “Expanded” as Liver Failure Cases Increase

On November 19, 2013, USPlabs, the manufacturer of dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro, announced its “expansion” of the OxyELITE Pro recall. This news comes less than two weeks after cases of…

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Victims of OxyELITE Pro to Seek Justice after USPlabs Recalls Dangerous Diet Supplement

HONOLULU, HI and IRVINE, CA (November 14, 2013) – Kenneth Waikiki, a 22-year-old from Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i, enjoyed working out and going to the beach. He purchased OxyELITE Pro, a dietary…

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FDA Threatens to Use Detention Power to Remove OxyELITE Pro from Market

In response to dozens of acute hepatitis and liver failure cases associated with diet drug OxyELITE Pro, the FDA threatens to use its detention power and has issued warning letters…

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Liver Failure and Death Prompt USPlabs’ OxyELITE Pro Recall

After receiving warning letters from the FDA for violation of federal drug safety laws, USPlabs agreed to recall the entire OxyELITE Pro line on November 9. In its press release…

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Unlisted Sibutramine Found in More Herbal Supplements

Last week the FDA reported that even more herbal supplements were found to contain the unlisted drug sibutramine.  These products include: Dr. Mao Slimming Capsules Be Inspired weight loss capsules…

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FDA Issues Warning Letter to USPlabs Regarding OxyELITE Pro and VERSA-1

The FDA continues to investigate dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro following dozens of reports of acute hepatitis and liver failure in Hawaii. On Friday, October 11th, the FDA issued a warning letter…

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