FDA Enjoins Beverage Maker’s Operations until it Complies with the FDCA

On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced that it has entered into a consent decree of permanent injunction with Jonlly Fruits, Inc. (“Company”) and its President, Bartolo Pérez Román. Jonlly Fruits is a frozen fruit, …

FDA Investigates Illnesses Linked to Energy Drinks and Supplements

On November 16, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a statement concerning the Agency’s ongoing investigation of reported illnesses and deaths linked to energy drinks and energy shot supplements. Found here, the Statement details the FDA’s efforts …

FTC May Have Won Battle with POM Wonderful but Industry Appears to Have Won the War

On May 21, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it has prevailed in its claim against POM Wonderful LLC (“The Company”) pursuant to a recent ruling by Chief Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”), D. Michael Chappell. In an Order …

FDA Warns of Recall Due to Undeclared Milk Derivatives in Several Beverage Products

On May 10, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) posted a press release on its website notifying consumers of a recent recall of various fruit beverages. Jonlly Fruits Inc., the manufacturer of the beverages, opted to initiate the …