seizure News

FDA Warns of Potential Seizure Risk in Some Users of E-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday warned of potential safety risks from the use of e-cigarettes after it found certain users had suffered from seizures. The announcement here comes at a time when the regulator is aiming to …

Hazard Order Against Connecticut Bus Driver Lifted

The U.S. Department of Transportation has withdrawn a claim that a bus driver who suffered a seizure while driving a U.S. Coast Guard Academy hockey team hid hidden a serious medical condition. The DOT says further medical evaluation determined that …

Philadelphia Sportswear Vendors Lose Their Shirts in Illegal Sales

To coincide with the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, officials in Philadelphia enforced counterfeiting laws by seizing fake sports merchandise from international mail facilities and local street vendors. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced …

‘Operation Strike Out’ Results in Counterfeit Sports Memorabilia Seizures

With the conclusion of Major League Baseball’s 2011 World Series, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced the results of “Operation Strike Out.” The one-month operation, …

‘Operation Short Circuit’ Results in Seizure of Counterfeit Electrical Goods

A three-month operation conducted by 43 countries has resulted in the seizure of more than one million counterfeit electrical goods. During this operation, customs administrations looked for counterfeit power supplies, power adaptors, chargers, surge protectors, extension cords, holiday lights and …