updated 6/4/2006 8:10:35 PM ET 2006-06-05T00:10:35

Food and Drug administration Website
Check out the government homepage on counterfeit drugs, including:

  • information about counterfeits
  • tips on how to spot counterfeits
  • on-line forms to report a suspected counterfeit
  • reports by FDA’s Counterfeit Task Force on new steps the government is considering.

Sign up for an e-mail alert system about counterfeit medicines sponsored by a coalition of medical and consumer government organizations.

The National Consumers League has recommendations to protect your family from counterfeit medicines.

Special Florida grand jury report
Read a special Florida grand jury report (.PDF) that explores the scope of the counterfeit medicine problem and examines the loopholes that allow them to enter the mainstream drug supply.

Proposed bill
Read a proposed bill by NY Congressman Steve Israel to strengthen anti-counterfeiting laws.


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