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FDA warns risky plasma infusions from young donors won't prevent aging

FDA WARNS RISKY PLASMA INFUSIONS FROM YOUNG DONORS WON'T PREVENT AGING

The FDA has issued a report warning the public against receiving blood plasma infusions from young donors under the assumption that...

Young Blood Scam: FDA Warns Against Unproven Anti-Aging Transfusions

YOUNG BLOOD SCAM: FDA WARNS AGAINST UNPROVEN ANTI-AGING TRANSFUSIONS

Officials decry “unscrupulous actors” hawking young blood plasma without proof it helps people. The transfusions also may pose health...

 
 
 

NUVASIVE'S PROPRIETARY MAGNETIC IMPLANT SYSTEM TO BE USED IN FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND, ALL-INTERNAL BONE TRANSPORT SYSTEM

Company receives FDA 510 clearance and CE mark approval for use of minimally invasive Precice® Bone Transport System to treat segmental...

Are there hidden drugs in your supplements?

ARE THERE HIDDEN DRUGS IN YOUR SUPPLEMENTS?

Zero Xtreme, In Shape, Easy 2 Slim, and Adipotrim XT promised to help people burn fat or lose weight. Rhino 7, Fifty Shades 6000, and...

 
 
 

FOOD SAFETY FUNDING AGAIN SECURE - THIS TIME THROUGH SEPT. 30, 2019

Spending authority to keep the federal government running through Sept. 30 was put into place in time to avert another partial government...

 
 
 
Some hopeful news on the chemicals-in-food front

SOME HOPEFUL NEWS ON THE CHEMICALS-IN-FOOD FRONT

Three items for a happy Valentine's day I. Food animal producers are using fewer antibiotics According to a report from the FDA, U.S....

The FDA to Leafy Green Growers - “Please voluntarily stop poisoning your customers”

THE FDA TO LEAFY GREEN GROWERS - “PLEASE VOLUNTARILY STOP POISONING YOUR CUSTOMERS”

The FDA today published its “Investigation Summary: Factors Potentially Contributing to the Contamination of Romaine Lettuce Implicated...

 
 
 
CEO says tahini spread has been recalled; FDA considers ‘regulatory options'

CEO SAYS TAHINI SPREAD HAS BEEN RECALLED; FDA CONSIDERS ‘REGULATORY OPTIONS'

Owners of a Philadelphia company say they are complying with all requests from the FDA in relation to a Salmonella-contaminated tahini...

DBV Rejoins Peanut Allergy Treatment Race, But Aimmune Takes the Lead

DBV REJOINS PEANUT ALLERGY TREATMENT RACE, BUT AIMMUNE TAKES THE LEAD

DBV Technologies is jumping back into the race to bring an FDA-approved peanut allergy treatment to the market, but it might not be...

 
 
 
 
 
 
FDA enforcement action on Alzheimer's claims ensnares 17 companies

FDA ENFORCEMENT ACTION ON ALZHEIMER'S CLAIMS ENSNARES 17 COMPANIES

The US Food and Drug Administration took action against 17 companies making illegal Alzheimerâs disease treatment claims. Twelve companies...

 
 
 
Publisher's Platform: How is that romaine E. coli traceback coming along?

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: HOW IS THAT ROMAINE E. COLI TRACEBACK COMING ALONG?

Opinion Lest we forget, as of June 27, 2018, 210 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from 36...

Bio Roundup: New CRISPR Feud, A NY Splash, Pharma vs. Congress & More

BIO ROUNDUP: NEW CRISPR FEUD, A NY SPLASH, PHARMA VS. CONGRESS & MORE

If you're into congressional spectacles, stay tuned later this month. A group of top biopharma executives-the full roster isn't known...

 
 
 
WGS surpasses FDA as top fear factor for food companies

WGS SURPASSES FDA AS TOP FEAR FACTOR FOR FOOD COMPANIES

Opinion There are three letters that should strike fear into every food executive's heart - and three steps those business people can...

Cancer Linked to Surface of Breast Implants

CANCER LINKED TO SURFACE OF BREAST IMPLANTS

The number of women with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lyphoma now stands at 457, compared with 414 in the last report,...

 
 
 
With Its First Human Data, Solid Slips in Duchenne Gene Therapy Race

WITH ITS FIRST HUMAN DATA, SOLID SLIPS IN DUCHENNE GENE THERAPY RACE

The race to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy with gene therapy, a one-time, potentially long-lasting treatment, is being closely watched....

Frito-Lay recalls pita chips after consumer reports allergic reaction

FRITO-LAY RECALLS PITA CHIPS AFTER CONSUMER REPORTS ALLERGIC REACTION

At least one person has had an allergic reaction after eating Stacy's brand pita chips that contained undeclared milk. Federal law...