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China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...ted. Some companies try to cash in by substituting fake or substandard ingredients. The latest U.S. recalls announced Thursday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission covered jewelry the agency said could cause lead poisoning. They also covered a magnetic building set and plastic castles with sma...

China Bans Sales of Leukemia Drug in Latest Medicine Scare

... and internationally due to incidents ranging from fake drugs to tainted food. The State Food and Drug Administration on Saturday suspended the sale of methotrexate after children being treated for acute leukemia reported feeling pain and had difficulty walking after being injected with the drug, Xinhua...

Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China

...t illegal activities behind production and sale of fake and shoddy foods and pharmaceuticals will be effec...ople have died in China because of poor quality or fake food and drugs, sparking widespread international fears about the safety of Chinese exports. Thirt...

Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman

... pills has since shut down. But health experts say fake pharmacies are an ongoing scam. The report makes no recommendations, but calls the sale of counterfeit drugs on the Internet a "complex and emerging health-care problem." "If you order from these sites, you may get counterfeit drugs with no activ...

Man Hospitalised in Sicily With Allergic Reaction to Counterfeit Toothpaste

...t the weekend. The 30-year-old man, who used the fake Colgate toothpaste, has pustules on his face, the Italian news agency said. After a warning issued by the Italian health ministry on Saturday, authorities seized some 700 tubes of toothpaste in Sicily, and they are being analysed, ANSA said. Ital...

Air Pollution Stats Filtered in Ontario

... I think its more than uncertainty. I think theyre fake deaths. Theyre not real deaths....

China Declares War on Unsafe Foods for Soldiers

...reported on Friday. Measures include weeding out fake or substandard food products and eliminating the common practice of several soldiers eating from the same plate, according to an announcement by the People's Liberation Army. 'To strengthen food safety is to guarantee the PLA's combat capacity,' th...

Nigerian Health Authority Crackdown On Sub-Standard Health Institutions

... facilities in the state and stop the operation of fake personnel or substandard health facilities in the state." The closure of these health facilities according to Dr. Idris has become imperative. This is mainly due to their failure to comply with the laid down rules and regulations guiding health p...

Fake Drug Factory Busted in Orissa

... unit was busted in Orissa's Bolangir district and fake drugs worth over Rs.20 million were seized, police... over 400 km from here, late Friday and seized the fake drugs, district police chief Himansu Kumar Lal who led the team, told IANS. Agarwal confessed that...

Brit Women Opts for Fake Tan Than Exercise to Mask Their Worst Features

...atisfied with their bodies, would rather opt for a fake tan to mask themselves up, than do some exercise....y could cover up their worst features by wearing a fake tan, the survey said. According to findings, Flabby tummies topped the self-loathing list, followe...

Jon Bon Jovi Wouldn't 'trade His Wife In' for Anything!

...ry about her hubby falling for a younger girl with fake assets, for he prefers women who grow old gracefully. "No. I find that women are much sexier when they age gracefully. I want to see them in cowboy boots and blue jeans and not with so much liposuction that they can't even close their eyes," he say...

National Commission for Women to Investigate Unearthing of Female Fetuses in Pataudi

...gh for practising as a medical practitioner with a fake medical degree. In 1994, he had been fined for possession of spurious drugs. It was alleged that the fetuses had been aborted after conducting sex determination tests which is banned under the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act. Incidentally, Ha...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

...use of tainted Chinese pet food. Dangerous toys, fake drugs, toxin-coated cosmetics, illicit pesticide-laden mushrooms, errant fireworks, tainted toothpaste and other Chinese products have led to recalls and bans and potentially more stringent import and food safety laws. "I think we have reached a po...

Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on

...spite a scandal earlier this year over the sale of fake jewellery to mainland buyers, their enthusiasm appears undimmed. During China's early May holiday week, railings had to be erected outside a Louis Vuitton store to control the queues. According to Chanel, far from losing significance, Hong Kong i...

Major Medicare Fraud Detected in Florida

...found doctors in HIV clinics were paid for issuing fake prescriptions and the patients concerned were also suitably compensated for use of their Medicare cards. South Florida was targeted for initial crackdown because of its large population of senior citizens. The investigations will soon be expanding...

Concern Expressed Over Poor Quality Bird Flu Vaccine Used in Nigeria

...kets that are poorly regulated and frequently sell fake or defective products. The head of the poultry farmers' association in Nigerias northern state of Kano, Auwalu Haruna, said over 60 percent of farmers in the association have been forced out of business due to bird flu. Haruna said farmers find im...

India Main Source of Counterfeit Medicines Seized in Europe

...ed in Brussels Thursday. About 31 percent of all fake medicines seized in the EU last year came from Ind...nterfeit medicines, noted the report. The seized fake medicines included Viagra, Cialis and Levitra but also other serious medicines such as anti-choleste...

China is Cracking Down on Food Safety

...t illegal activities behind production and sale of fake and shoddy foods and pharmaceuticals will be effectively contained in future. The Chinese government has been under pressure to act on the mounting concern both at home and abroad regarding the poor quality standards of Chinese-produced food and medi...

Ukraine Struggles Against Fake Drug Trade

... genuine version and a seemingly indistinguishable fake one. Looking more closely, the differences appea...former Soviet republic have vowed to stamp out the fake medicine problem as part of a drive for Ukraine to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Health...

Fake Drug Found in Chinese Hospitals, Outlets: Report

Medical investigators have found batches of a fake blood-boosting drug in northeastern China in the l...ress reported Sunday. More than 2,000 bottles of fake human albumin were discovered in Jilin province at 18 hospitals and 39 retail and wholesale drug out...

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