HBW Insight is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Hi-Tech CEO Could Face Jail For Violating Court Order To Recall Weight Loss Products

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

A federal judge soon will decide whether Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals CEO Jared Wheat goes to jail for failing to recall weight loss products marketed with false claims. Wheat has a history of run-ins with FDA, FTC and DEA for marketing supplements adulterated with drugs and making false claims for products.

You may also be interested in...



Hi-Tech Lawsuit Calls FDA DMAA Enforcement “Bullying Tactics”

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals files a lawsuit in federal court after receiving an administrative detention order from FDA to stop distributing its DMAA-containing products. The firm argues FDA should conduct a rulemaking to propose banning DMAA rather than ordering firms to stop using it.

Hi-Tech Prosecution Offers FDA Model For Pursuing Bad Actors – Lawyer

The successful prosecution of Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals for counterfeiting generic Rx drugs should encourage FDA to pursue criminal charges against other companies selling adulterated products, according to food and drug attorney Marc Ullman

Ruling Against Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Spotlights FTC Strategies

A recent court ruling emphasizes Federal Trade Commission strategies to prevent companies from repeatedly making false claims, stretching substantiation data, using deceptive endorsements and creating shell businesses

Related Content

Topics

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

RS139718

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel