Texas AG Wins Hold On Sale Of Supplement

Law360, New York (May 6, 2011, 6:56 PM EDT) -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Friday he had obtained a temporary restraining order to block the sale of a dietary supplement that is allegedly being deceptively marketed to Hispanic consumers.

The dietary supplement, Amoxilina, is very similar to Amoxicilina, the Spanish translation for the widely used antibiotic Amoxicillin, Abbott alleged in a complaint filed Thursday.

Moreover, Amoxilina is distributed in a box that closely resembles Amoxicillin’s packaging. Both boxes are two-toned with the top of the labeling a sky-blue color with white lettering, the bottom...
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