FDA Puts Squeeze On Elderberry Juice Maker

Law360, New York (June 3, 2011, 6:29 PM EDT) -- Federal authorities on Friday seized elderberry juice products made by Wyldewood Cellars Inc. at the behest of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which has accused the winery in Kansas federal court of making unproven claims that the juice can treat or cure diseases.

The seizure comes on the heels of a sealed complaint for forfeiture, filed by the FDA on May 27 and obtained by Law360 on Friday, that argues Wyldewood claimed elderberries could treat cancer, AIDS, flu, diabetes, colds, viral infections and other diseases,...
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Case Title

United States of America v. Elderberry juice concentrate


Case Number

6:11-cv-01148

Court

Kansas

Nature of Suit

Forfeit/Penalty: Food and Drug

Judge

Julie A. Robinson

Date Filed

May 27, 2011

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