Since the COVID pandemic began the anti-science obsession with testing has created an entire new industry for scam artist and Pharmaceutical companies alike. The FDA even had to issue a warning about fake tests and vaccines, because of the large influx of people creating fake treatments and tests for profit. In the rush to be the first and most widely available tests many testing manufacturers have made mistakes, this has resulted in at least 8 tests being recalled through the FDA Safety Communications.
The 8 tests that have been recalled can be found below.
May 28th, 2021: FDA Recalls Lepu Medical Technology SARS-CoV-2 Antigen AND Leccurate Antibody Tests
According to the FDA these 2 tests were recalled because it “is likely a high risk of false results when using these tests. Neither test has been authorized, cleared or approved by FDA for distribution and use in the United States.”
June 10th, 2021: FDA Recalls Innova Medical Group SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Qualitative Test
According to the FDA this test was recalled because it presented a risk to public health and made false claims about the performance of the test.
October 25th, 2021: FDA issues warning about False Positive Results with Ellume COVID-19 Home Tests
According to the FDA this test has the potential to give patient a false positive results. a “false positive” is a test result that indicates that a person has the virus when they do not actually have it.
January 11, 2022: FDA recalls 2 LuSys Laboratories COVID-19 Tests
According to the FDA these 2 tests were recalled because there is likely a high risk of false results when using these tests.
January 28, 2022: FDA Recalls 2 Empowered Diagnostics COVID-19 Tests
According to the FDA both these tests have a risk of false results.