08 November 2011 /Retail and online sale
Over the past six months, the Danish Medicines Agency has withheld an increasing number of different products in customs. Many of them appear to be common food products or food supplements, but in fact they contain medicine, and this is not written on the package. For example, it can be sachets with powder that can be added to juice or milkshakes – or coffee with medicine in it.
18 July 2011 /Retail and online sale
Since our warning in April against the scam company behind the website sundeled.dk, calling itself Helse Danmark A/S, the number of seized packages of glucosamine sent to Denmark illegally from the scam company in Singapore has dropped to almost none. Helse Danmark A/S is not registered in Denmark. The Danish Medicines Agency considers the company to be fake and has reported sundeled.dk to the police for illegal sale of medicines.
27 May 2011 /Retail and online sale
The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the Danish Medicines Agency warn against two almost identical websites vitanatural.net and vitamarket.net, which are selling a number of products that are illegal and may be dangerous to consumers. The marketed products concern food supplements, unauthorised medicines and doping agents.
22 April 2011 /Retail and online sale
Thousands have been deceived into purchasing glucosamine illegally from the website sundeled.dk. In addition to the risk of a DKK 2,500 fine for purchasing illegal medicines, several Danes have been threatened with debt collection by the company behind the website.