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58 min ago | WBTV
A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
5 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.
6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The agency says FDA inspectors recently uncovered unsanitary conditions at Unique Pharmaceuticals' plant in Temple, Texas.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
Hours before Gilead Sciences Inc. is to report what's expected to be record results, the drug developer won Food and Drug Administration approval Wednesday for its first cancer treatment.
13 hrs ago | Reuters
Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its drug to treat an inherited life-threatening condition called malignant hyperthermia .
A recent Health Canada inspection of the country's only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals.
Removing the uterus with a minimally invasive procedure known as morcellation carries a risk of spreading undetected cancer, and now a new study pinpoints the likelihood more clearly.
Semizoglu and a second Turkish citizen, Sabahaddin Akman, were indicted in January.
King of Pops has recalled two flavors of their popular popsicles. According to the Food and Drug Administration, Banana Puddin' pops and Keylime Pie pops might have wheat and/or soy but the ingredients are not listed on the label.
Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12. Wawona believes the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The Food and Drug Administration issues another warning this morning about pure caffeine,, urging consumers to stay away from it, after an Ohio teenager died from it.
A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat in its chicken nuggets.
A House Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban e-cigarette flavors and celebrity marketing practices that she says target children.
A drug already used to treat moderate-to-severe allergic asthma appears to offer relief to people with chronic hives who haven't been helped by standard medications, new research suggests.
While the FDA has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, Monday's ruling could hinder the agency's ability to defend any future regulations.
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. has announced execution of an agreement to seek South African government approval to initiate a study of AlferonA N, the only FDA approved natural interferon, in the suppression of HIV Type 1 replication and the reduction/elimination of functional cell-associated HIV DNA integration .
According to the Environmental Working Group, which assessed the safety and effectiveness of more than 1,400 sunscreens for its 2014 Guide to Sunscreens, only one in three sunscreens for sale on the shelves of American stores offer good skin protection and are free of ingredients with links to health problems.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 08:34 pm
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