NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Atossa Genetics, Inc. ("Atossa" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ATOS). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.
The investigation concerns whether Atossa and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. On Friday October 4, 2013, Atossa initiated a voluntary recall to remove the ForeCYTE Breast Health Test and the Mammary Aspiration Specimen Cytology Test (MASCT) device from the market. This voluntary recall includes the MASCT System Kit and Patient Sample Kit. The vast majority of these products (approximately ninety percent) are in inventory with Atossa's distributors and the remaining quantities are at customer sites across the United States.
On this news, shares of Atoss fell $2.50 per share to more than 46.99% on intraday trading to a price of $2.82 on October 7, 2013.
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