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FDA approves an at-home coronavirus testing kit...
The FDA this week approved a new coronavirus testing kit for home use from Quest Diagnostics. Users will be able to take a swab from their nostril and send in the sample for quick analysis. The com...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-31 16:45 UTC
FDA says no need to wipe down groceries. CDC, epidemiology experts say otherwise....
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that consumers don't have to worry about contracting the coronavirus from grocery packaging. However, the Centers for Disease Control and other experts say the opposite. What is the FDA saying? In a
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-04-17 16:16 UTC
FDA to Purell: Stop claiming your hand sanitizers eliminate Ebola & flu...
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The US Food and Drug Administration is giving the maker of Purell products a stern warning: Stop making unproven claims that over-the-counter hand sanitizers help eliminate Ebola, MRSA or the flu.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 07:13 UTC
A cure for cancer, Alzheimer’s, depression? FDA smacks down wild CBD claims...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/health/, /contrib/fda
FDA is grappling with a boom in CBD products and hazy regulations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-25 21:18 UTC
FDA food sampling finds contamination by 'forever chemicals'...
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-03 12:26 UTC
FDA suggests that e-cigarettes are giving teens seizures...
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The Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday that e-cigarettes may be giving young adults seizures.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-03 19:10 UTC
FDA Recommends You Wash Avocados Before Eating Them...
Most people discard the dark green avocado skin but the FDA said it is still necessary to wash the fruit before eating it. Findings of a 2014-2016 study reveal why.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-23 04:11 UTC
'An Almond Doesn't Lactate'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/fda
"An almond doesn't lactate," FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said at the time. He's joined in his meddling by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D–Wis.), who has introduced legislation to federally outlaw the labeling of nondairy products as any kind of milk.
By viper1 on 2018-10-12 12:28 UTC
FDA approves new generic competitor to EpiPen...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/health/, /contrib/fda
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new generic version of EpiPen, the emergency allergy medication, opening the door to more competition for a drug that has faced public outrage over its price tag.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-17 03:19 UTC
FDA Recalls Common High Blood Pressure Drug With Valsartan Due To Cancer-Causing Ingredient...
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FDA announced a voluntary recall of common heart drug with active ingredient valsartan. The announcement was made a week after 22 countries had conducted their separate recalls of the same valsartan products.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-14 17:21 UTC
Hepatitis A found in tuna; time limited for post-exposure shots...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/food_safety, /contrib/fda
Anyone who has not been vaccinated for Hepatitis A and has eaten imported yellowfin tuna in the past two weeks especially if they live in California, Oklahoma, New York or Texas should consider getting a post-exposure prophylactic shot for the virus. That recommendation from public health officials
By viper1 on 2017-06-09 17:17 UTC
Trump is promising big changes at the FDA — here's how drugs are approved today...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/fda
As it exists right now, the FDA approval process can be long and expensive. Here's how it works.
By viper1 on 2017-02-19 15:15 UTC

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