‘Johnson’ fined 16 lakhs; Accused of misleading consumers

Mumbai: The Food and Drug Administration has imposed a tremendous of 16 lakhs on the corporate ‘Johnson & Johnson’ for promoting medicines that mislead the consumers. This motion was taken in reference to an commercial given on the web site about boosting immunity. For the final one and a half years, the Food and Drug Administration had investigated the matter and raised an objection towards the publication of misleading ads on the web site.

Food and Drug Administration officers noticed 4 merchandise marketed on the corporate’s web site claiming to spice up the immune system. These 4 merchandise are prescribed by medical doctors after laxatives or dehydration. As a rule, these medicine can’t be marketed on-line or by different media as immune boosting medicine. In July final yr, the Food and Drug Administration appointed officers and began an investigation into the promotion of all 4 liquid merchandise. Food Safety Officer Arvind Kandelkar performed this inquiry. After that, Shashikant (*16*), Joint Commissioner (Food) of the Administration’s Food Department, imposed a tremendous of Rs 16 lakh on the ‘Johnson & Johnson’ firm two months in the past. The firm accepted the tremendous and paid the tremendous to the Food and Drug Administration.

Product Names –

– ORSL Rehydrate

-ORSL Ready to Drink Electrolyte Solution

– ORSL Plus a able to drink electrolyte resolution

– ORSL FOS A Ready To Drink Electrolyte Solution

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