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Connecticut's senior senator is headed to Southern Connecticut State University on Thursday to call on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove powdered caffeine from shelves.
Shoppers at Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe's could be affected by a nationwide voluntary recall of peanut butter and almond butter.
Dodgeville cheesemaker Andy Hatch said he will stop making Rush Creek Reserve, a creamy cheese that Uplands Cheese makes only in the fall and winter.
If scientists were to develop the cure for Ebola, how much would they need to stop the largest outbreak in known history? In an opinion piece published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, Oxford University epidemiologist Oliver Brady said "tens of thousands of doses of experimental drugs are needed to fight" the deadly Ebola outbreak happening in ... (more)
A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision to allow the sale of generic versions of the Hospira Inc sedative Precedex.
Then the West Hollywood resident found out that as a gay man, he was banned for life from giving blood under a federal regulation put in place before he was born.
Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration , according to a study led by researchers from UC San Francisco.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it has approved Sanofi SA's drug Cerdelga to treat patients with type 1 Gaucher disease, a rare genetic disorder.
A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. says there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters.
Backed by 12 Senate Democrats, it's the latest effort seeking regulations of the battery-powered devices smokers use to inhale vapor from a heated liquid nicotine solution and accessories such as liquid nicotine refill bottles.
Texas is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier, putting it in line with a local consumer rate but well below the cost in at least one other death penalty state.
A class of drugs sometimes used to control symptoms of dementia appears to increase the risk of acute kidney injury in people who take it, a new study suggests.
U.S. foodmaker H.J. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.
Nestle has recalled a batch of NAN brand infant formula in the Philippines after internal tests discovered products did not contain fatty acids specified on the label.
The Pentagon's health arm published a list Friday of 35 laboratory-developed tests covered under a new pilot program, from the better-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 tests for breast cancer and in-utero cystic fibrosis to tests for rare inherited disorders like Lynch syndrome and Von Hippel-Lindau disease.
McCormick recalls ground oregano Thousands of jars of ground oregano have been recalled over concerns of salmonella contamination.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:50 am
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