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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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Drug Compounding Pharmacy NECC Blamed for Death of Two Children

The Tennessean reports that New England Compounding Center (NECC), the compounding pharmacy responsible for manufacturing fungus-tainted steroids, is being held responsible for the deaths of two Nevada children who were…

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FDA and CDC Issue Health Alerts on OxyELITE Pro Related Liver Failure and Acute Hepatitis

After dozens of previously healthy Hawaiians developed acute hepatitis and sudden liver failure after taking dietary supplements, local and national health authorities launched investigations of OxyELITE Pro, a dietary supplement…

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OxyELITE Pro Conectado a un Incremento de Insuficiencia Hepática en Hawaii

USPlabs descontinúa la distribución doméstica de OxyELITE Pro, una píldora dietética, porque el departamento de salud de Hawaii (DOH) ha lanzado una investigación sobre las decenas de casos de hepatitis…

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Drug-Resistant Salmonella Outbreak from Foster Farms Chicken

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a health alert concerning Salmonella Heidelberg, a multi-drug-resistant form of salmonella.  Authorities have linked the salmonella outbreak to raw chicken produced at…

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H & H Medical Recalls Emergency Airway Obstruction Relief Kits

The FDA alerted the public on October 4 of H&H Medical Corporation’s recall of its Emergency Cricothyrotomy Kits.  H&H Medical distributed cricothyrotomy kits—used for emergency airway obstruction relief—nationwide, primarily for…

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Multistate Hepatitis A Outbreak from Organic Pomegranate Seeds

The FDA and CDC confirmed 162 cases of hepatitis A as of September 20, 2013, linked to pomegranate seeds in Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend and Harris Teeter Organic Antioxidant…

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Hawaii State Health Authorities Ask Retailers to Remove OxyELITE Pro from Shelves

The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) has asked local retailers to remove OxyELITE Pro, a dietary supplement for weight loss and/or muscle gain, from shelves during the ongoing investigation of…

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OxyELITE Pro Linked to Liver Failure Outbreak in Hawaii

The Hawaiian Department of Health (DOH) just announced an acute heptatitis and liver failure outbreak linked to USPlab’s OxyELITE Pro and other dietary supplements for weight loss and/or muscle gain. …

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