Tag Archives: Warning Letter

05 Dec

FDA issues over 400 Warning Letters to Tobacco Retailers

In light of the recently finalized Deeming Rule, the FDA has been conducting periodic compliance check inspections to determine tobacco retail establishment’s compliance with the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) and found several violations of the federal tobacco laws and regulations while conducting inspections. As a result, the FDA has

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10 May

FDA Allows Use of “Healthy” Claims on Food Label

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a constituent update today explaining its decision to allow KIND, LLC to use “healthy” claims on food labels and labelling, while also vowing to reevaluate regulations regarding nutrient content claims and the labeling of food as “healthy.” Nutrient content claims are those that expressly or implicitly characterizes

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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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