FDA Notices of Judgment Collection, 1908-1966

2121. Misbranding of Miracle Slenderizing Cream. U. S. v. Norval C. Douglas (Miracle Products). Plea of not guilty. Tried to the jury. Verdict of guilty. Sentence of 1 year's imprisonment and fine of $4,000. Judgment reversed on appeal to the Circuit Court of Appeals. Case returned to the district court for retrial. Plea of nolo contendere subsequently entered and a fine of $2,000 and costs imposed.

Case Number:
2121
Collection:
Drugs and Devices, 1940-1963
Evidence Numbers:
F. D. C. No. 14292. Sample Nos. 41208-F, 63480-F.
Date Issued:
April 1948
Seizure Dates:
March 2; May 22, 1944; April 26, 1944
Product Keywords:
Miracle Slenderizing Cream
Defendant Names:
Norval C. Douglas, trading as Miracle Products at Chicago.
Court Jurisdiction:
Northern District of Illinois
Seizure Location:
Illinois
Shipped From:
Illinois
Shipped To:
Texas and Georgia.
Copyright:
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