Founder and Former Chairman of the Board of Insys Therapeutics Sentenced to 66 Months in Prison

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, January 23, 2020 Defendant sentenced for his role in bribing practitioners to prescribe highly addictive pain medication, often when medically unnecessary BOSTON – The founder of Insys Therapeutics, John Kapoor, was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for orchestrating a scheme to bribe practitioners…

    HOPE Clinic Physician Pleads Guilty

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeSouthern District of West Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, January 27, 2020 BECKLEY, W.Va. – A North Carolina physician pled guilty to a drug crime, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  Roswell Tempest Lowry, M.D., 85, pled guilty to interstate travel in aid of a racketeering enterprise. “Like I’ve said before, medical professionals…

    U.K. National Charged with Shipping Mislabeled and Unapproved ‘Treatments’ for Patients Suffering from COVID-19

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeCentral District of California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, April1, 2020 LOS ANGELES – A British man was named today in a federal criminal complaint that charges him with smuggling into the United States mislabeled drugs purported to be a treatment for those suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Frank…

    All Ranitidine Products (Zantac): Press Release – FDA Requests Removal

    [Posted 04/01/2020] ISSUE:  The FDA announced it is requesting manufacturers to withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately.  This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medications (commonly known by the brand name Zantac). NDMA is a probable human carcinogen…

    Medtronic Recalls Pipeline Flex Embolization Devices Due to Risk of Device Fracture

    The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product Pipeline Flex Embolization Device (Available in the US) and Pipeline Flex Embolization Device with Shield Technology (Not Available in the US) Product Codes: Pipeline Flex Embolization Device:…

    Allergy Alert Issued By Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. for Undeclared Milk in Vodka Sauce

    Summary Company Announcement Date: March 26, 2020 FDA Publish Date: March 26, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Undeclared Milk Company Name: Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Whole Foods Market Product Description: Product Description Vodka Sauce Company Announcement Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc., is voluntary…

    Safely Using Hand Sanitizer

    Image Each of us can help stop the spread of COVID-19 disease by washing our hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds – especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose. If soap and water are not available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that…

    Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Phytonadione Injectable Emulsion USP, 10 mg/mL Single-Dose Ampules Due To Ampules Breaking And Shattering Upon Opening

    Summary Company Announcement Date: March 26, 2020 FDA Publish Date: March 26, 2020 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Ampules breaking & shattering Company Name: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Product Description: Product Description Phytonadione Injectable Emulsion USP, 10 mg/mL, Single-Dose Ampules Company Announcement Dr….