Treating Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

    Image Español Your 9-year old dog has been drinking a lot more lately and eating everything in sight. Plus, he’s developed a potbelly and is losing hair. A visit to the vet and some diagnostic tests confirm that he has hyperadrenocorticism, commonly known as Cushing’s disease. Cushing’s disease results when the body produces too much…

    Combating Antibiotic Resistance

    [embedded content] Learn more about why you may not need antibiotics when you’re sick and the problems antibiotics can cause if taken unnecessarily. Antibiotics are drugs used for treating infections caused by bacteria. Also known as antimicrobial drugs, antibiotics have saved countless lives. Misuse and overuse of these drugs, however, have contributed to a phenomenon…

    Houston, TX Man Pleads Guilty to Mailing Misbranded Prescription Drugs to Oldham County

    Department of Justice  U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Kentucky FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 6, 2019 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Dhaval Jerambhai Dholaria, 39, of Houston, Texas, pleaded guilty to two counts of introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce and one count of using a fictitious name to conduct an unlawful business, United States Attorney Russell Coleman announced today. …

    Indian Businessman Charged with Drug Importation, Smuggling, and Money Laundering Offenses

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, June 27, 2019 PITTSBURGH, PA – A citizen and resident of Mumbai, India, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating the federal narcotics, smuggling, and money laundering laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The eight-count…

    Food and Drug Administration Employee Pleads Guilty to Conflict of Interest

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeNorthern District of Georgia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, August 7, 2019 ATLANTA – Elvis Gordon, a former senior facilities technician for the U. S. Food and Drug Administration, has pleaded guilty to an undisclosed conflict of interest involving more than $126,000 worth of jobs performed at Atlanta’s FDA facility by a company in…

    Eight Individuals Indicted for Social Security Fraud

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, July 30, 2019 The total loss for SSA is $469,454.40; two Defendants Charged with Defrauding FEMA for Hurricane Maria Relief Benefits and two other Defendants charged for selling unapproved new drugs. The total combined loss of other federal agencies is $718,474.31 SAN JUAN, P.R. –…

    Former Paramedic and Flight Nurse Receives One Year in Prison for Tampering with Ketamine Vials

    Department of Justice  U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Alabama FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 5, 2019 United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announces today that United States District Judge Jeffrey U. Beaverstock sentenced defendant Bryan Heath Wester, 43, a resident of Springville, Alabama, to imprisonment for 12 months and one day for…

    Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants

    [embedded content] Español First comes the itching, then a red rash, and then blisters. These symptoms of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can emerge any time from a few hours to several days after exposure to the plant oil found in the sap of these poisonous plants. The culprit: the urushiol oil. Here…

    Owner of Consumer Products Testing Company Arrested for Fraud Scheme Involving Fabricated Test Results

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeSouthern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, August 9, 2019 Former Executives and Supervising Laboratory Technician Have Pleaded Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Scheme Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Catherine A. Hermsen, Director of the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”)…

    Raleigh Business Owner Charged with Defrauding Protein Powder Consumers

    Department of Justice  U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of North Carolina FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 9, 2019 RALEIGH – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that a federal grand jury has returned a 41-count Indictment, charging ABHISHEK KRISHNAN, owner of American Pure Whey, LLC, of mail fraud, introducing adulterated and misbranded foods into interstate commerce,…