Marshals Seize Misbranded Drug Products at Maine Facility per FDA’s Request

On June 6, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced the seizure of various drug products from a Portland, Maine facility. According to the FDA, U.S. Marshals seized the drug products upon the Agency’s request after it was …

U.S. Marshals Seize Products from California Firm upon FDA ’s Repeated Finding of Violations

On May 22, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced that U.S. Marshals, acting at the requests of the Agency, had seized certain products deemed to be unapproved new drugs. HybriSil (methylprednisolone acetate 1% in silicone gel), the …

FDA Warns Companies Marketing Supplements Containing DMAA

On April 27, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued warning letters to several dietary supplement manufacturers in connection with their alleged improper marketing of supplements containing dimethylamylamine (“DMAA”). DMAA, also referred to as geranium extract, is an …

FDA Enters into Consent Decree with Seafood Processor over Alleged Manufacturing Deficiencies

On April 11, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced that, with the aid of the Department of Justice, it has entered into a consent decree with a California seafood processor. The consent decree precludes the company from …

FDA Enters Into Consent Decree of Permanent Injunction with Cheese Producer Due to Listeria Contamination

On April 9, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced it has entered into a consent decree with a Washington State cheese producer. The company, Del Bueno, which processes and distributes cheeses, and its owner Jesus Rodriguez, agreed to …