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Glades Drugs Recalls Multivitamins Recalled for High Vitamin D3

Email us if you were harmed by this product: mark(at)markzamora.com News out of Pahokee this past week. The FDA announces a  voluntary recall of compounded multivitamin capsules that have high amounts of Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol). The product was distributed nationwide by Glades Drugs in Pahokee, Florida. The FDA has received several reports of adverse reactions that may be associated with this recalled product. From the FDA site: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals and patients of a voluntary recall of compounded multivitamin capsules containing high amounts of Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol),  distributed nationwide by Glades Drugs in …

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E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Chipotle Expands to 6 States -Including Georgia

An outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle has expanded to six states including Georgia. Our office is investigating these instances across Georgia. Call our office at 404-373-1800 and ask for Cara. New cases have been reported in California, New York and Ohio, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said last week. The first cases were discovered a number of weeks ago in Oregon and Washington, and more recently in Minnesota. E. coli is a type of bacteria that normally live in the intestines of people and animals. However, some types of E. coli, particularly E. coli 0157:H7, can …

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July 2015 Bard IVC Filter Legal Update

Our office is investigating these claims. If you believe that have been harmed by a Bard IVC filter product, call us:     Toll Free 855-525-3955. You can also email us anytime at Mark(at)MarkZamora.com Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters sold by Bard have been found to have a high failure rate in a study published in  the Archives of Internal Medicine.   The FDA has reviewed literature and conducted quantitative decision analysis modeling to evaluate the change in the risk/benefit profile after retrievable IVC filter implantation over time. More information about FDA’s decision analysis model including risk/benefit implantation timeframe suggestions will …

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Coalition of Attorneys General to Investigate Herbal Supplement Industry

Brian Nettles, Esq. There is no question that awareness of health and natural foods are at the forefront of concerns in America these days. What was once a niche market, organic and health-minded consumption is now mainstream. The market for organic foods reportedly jumped from $28.4 billion in 2012, to an estimated $35 billion in 2014. To put that into perspective, even McDonald’s plans to get rid of antibiotic-treated chicken–and add kale to it’s menu. Needless to say, consumer appetite for organically produced, health-boosting items is growing big time. There is a lot of money in the business boom–and a …

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Family Sues in Caffeine Powder Death Tragedy (March 10, 2015)

An Ohio family has sued  powdered caffeine distributor Hard Rhino.The complaint in the suit was filed late last week. The young man’s brother found him dead in his bedroom May 27, days before he was scheduled to graduate high school. Lorain County Coroner Stephen Evans eventually ruled that he died of an irregular heartbeat and seizures brought on by high levels of caffeine in his blood.  The lawsuit papers claim that the companies mentioned in the suit knowingly sold a potentially deadly product without a properly warning their customers. The companies labeled their powdered caffeine products as “dietary supplements,” allowing them to escape FDA …

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