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Imported Frozen Raw Tuna (Ahi) Cubes Distributed on Oahu Test Positive for Hepatitis A; Voluntary Product Recall Underway

May 04, 2017

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been notified of imported frozen raw tuna or ahi cubes distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii, LLC on Oahu that tested positive for hepatitis A. The product, imported from Indonesia, was used to prepare poke sold between April 27 – May 1 by food establishments on Oahu.

Illegal Cancer Treatments: FDA Warning - Fraudulent Claims of Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention or Cure

April 28, 2017

The FDA just released this warning about more than 65 products being sold claiming to prevent diagnose, treat, or cure cancer without the approval. The FDA had sent warning letters to 14 US based companies which indicated most of these companies had sold most of these products via online and social media platforms. 

Spoofing’s Not a Joke: Thousands Hit by Phone Scam

April 17, 2017

The OIG hotline phone number for reporting fraud —1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477) was spoofed. Thousands of people were targeted read more about how to protect yourself and your family.

FDA restricts use of prescription codeine pain and cough medicines and tramadol pain medicines in children

April 10, 2017

The FDA is updating a release reporting potential risks with children and breastfeeding mothers when using promethazine codeine and cough and cold medicines along with tramadol. Read more for further insight.

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