Health officials warn of counterfeit diabetic blood test strips

10/15/2006 | Reuters

Health officials in the U.S. have issued a warning that counterfeit blood sugar test strips have been distributed nationwide and could give diabetics inaccurate results. The counterfeit strips being sold are for models of One Touch blood glucose monitors sold by the Johnson & Johnson unit LifeScan. The company said it notified the FDA as soon as it learned about the counterfeit strips and is "vigorously pursuing legal actions."

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