Category Archives: Warning Letter

26 Apr

FDA Increases Enforcement Efforts Against Cosmetic Companies

Since 2015, an increasing number of cosmetic companies have come under the harsh scrutiny of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for reasons ranging from “misbranding” due to drug like claims to “adulteration” by contamination.  The FDA’s increased focus on cosmetic companies and cosmetic products is seen in the recent uptick in warning letters,

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30 Apr

FDA Warning Letters demand “immediately cease distribution” of dietary supplements with BMPEA

On April 23, 2015 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to several dietary supplement companies distributing dietary supplements containing beta-methylphenethylamine (BMPEA), an ingredient widely used in weight loss,  energy, and exercise endurance supplements. Studies show that BMPEA can cause an accelerated and irregular heartbeat. These warning letters come over one year

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04 Oct

FDA issues Warning Letter to CA Seafood Importer for Seafood HACCP Violations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Jin Han International, Inc., d/b/a Pacific Foods Co., after a facility inspection revealed “serious violations of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation, Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 123 (21 CFR Part 123)”. According to the letter, the

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08 Mar

FDA issues warning letter to makers of AeroShot “caffeine inhaler”

On March 5, 2012, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Breathable Foods Inc., makers of AeroShot1, for false or misleading statements in the labeling of their product, and told the company that the Agency has questions about the safety of the “caffeine inhaler.” The FDA also expressed concern about the

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31 Jan

FDA seeks permanent injunction against cheese manufacturer for failure to correct violations despite federal & state warnings

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked a federal court to prevent Mexicali Cheese, a New York cheese manufacturer, from continuing to operate because of a history of unsanitary conditions and producing cheese in a facility contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. According to a complaint for permanent injunction filed by the U.S. Department

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