misbranded misbranded

Definition(s):

  • (adj) branded or labeled falsely and in violation of statutory requirements

Usage(s):

  1. In 1942 he and his office-manager brother Louis were indicted for introducing a misbranded article into interstate commerce.
  2. The court held that the olive oil in question was neither adulterated nor misbranded.

News

  1. Federal government is suing Shreveport pharmaceutical company

    A local pharmaceutical company is in trouble with the federal government.Sage Pharmaceuiticals is being sued by the federal government for making and distributing misbranded and unapproved drugs.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KTAL Shreveport

  2. Lawsuit filed against Shreveport Pharmaceutical Company

    The Department of Justice is suing Sage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for distributing unapproved and misbranded prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KTAL Shreveport

  3. Justice Department Sues La. Pharmaceutical Company

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) -- The Justice Department has sued to block a Louisiana pharmaceutical company from distributing drugs that the government claims are misbranded and haven't been approved by regulators. The lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court says the Food and Drug Administration inspected facilities of Sage Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Shreveport in February 2012. The inspectors ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Manufacturing.net

Quotes

  1. "Over-the-counter drug products that do not comply with FDA labeling requirements are misbranded and may also be unapproved new drugs, both of which violate the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act," FDA spokeswoman Veronica Castro wrote in an e-mail....
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Veronica Castro Source: Consumer Affairs

  2. "Drugs that are mislabeled, misbranded, or cause consumers to be misled can be dangerous and deadly," said Cox. "I am committed to protecting Michigan consumers and recovering the financial restitution our State deserves."
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Mike Cox Source: All American Patriots (press release)

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