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FDA wants judge to shut down unsanitary Staten Island facility

FDA WANTS JUDGE TO SHUT DOWN UNSANITARY STATEN ISLAND FACILITY

Euroline Foods LLC and Royal Seafood Baza Inc. violated the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act by processing and distributing ready-to-eat...

Restylane Lyft Just Got FDA Approval for an Entirely New Use

RESTYLANE LYFT JUST GOT FDA APPROVAL FOR AN ENTIRELY NEW USE

Restylane Lyft-the injectable gel filler formerly known as Perlane-just received FDA-approval to be used on the hands. Today, Nestlé...

 
 
 

NABRIVA LINES UP FDA FILING AFTER ANTIBIOTIC CLEARS SECOND PIVOTAL TEST

A second phase 3 trial of Nabriva Therapeutics' lefamulin has hit its primary endpoint. The positive readout further burnishes the...

FDA approves first drug created to prevent chronic migraines

FDA APPROVES FIRST DRUG CREATED TO PREVENT CHRONIC MIGRAINES

Aimovig is expected to cost $575 monthly or $6,900 annually in the United States.

 
 
 
Straightforward, step-by-step recalls are best for everyone

STRAIGHTFORWARD, STEP-BY-STEP RECALLS ARE BEST FOR EVERYONE

One month after leaving FDA, I was asked to advise a company that was about to undergo a food recall for the first time. In my tenure...

Salmonella outbreak over, but CDC says coconut threat lingers

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK OVER, BUT CDC SAYS COCONUT THREAT LINGERS

Federal officials say an outbreak of Salmonella traced to dried coconut appears to be over, but they are renewing their public warning...

 
 
 
Cracking the Code

CRACKING THE CODE

BY: NICOLE ARNOLD On February 12, 2018, the 9th edition of the Food Code was released as the 2017 FDA Model Food Code and, like Kim...

 
 
 
FDA Approves First of New Migraine Drugs

FDA APPROVES FIRST OF NEW MIGRAINE DRUGS

The FDA has approved the first in a new class of migraine drugs, called CGRP inhibitors, that aim to head off fight painful migraine...

Salad is safe again: FDA declares harvest is over for the E. coli-infected romaine lettuce crop

SALAD IS SAFE AGAIN: FDA DECLARES HARVEST IS OVER FOR THE E. COLI-INFECTED ROMAINE LETTUCE CROP

The US Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday the harvest season for romaine lettuce, linked to the multi-state E. coli has...

 
 
 
FDA Approves First Non-Opioid for Withdrawal

FDA APPROVES FIRST NON-OPIOID FOR WITHDRAWAL

The FDA found the drug to be safe and effective in easing symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, and an overall feeling...

 
 
 
Should organic eggs be labeled “healthy?” Their producers think so

SHOULD ORGANIC EGGS BE LABELED “HEALTHY?” THEIR PRODUCERS THINK SO

You have to have some sympathy for egg producers. Egg consumption has been declining for years. Egg producers blame the decline on...

US regulators approve the first non-opioid drug to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms 

US REGULATORS APPROVE THE FIRST NON-OPIOID DRUG TO TREAT OPIOID WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS 

On Wednesday, the FDA gave the green light to lofexidine , after years of success treating recovering addicts in Europe.

 
 
 
The government has approved the first treatment for a key factor in the drug overdose crisis, which kills more people than car crashes

THE GOVERNMENT HAS APPROVED THE FIRST TREATMENT FOR A KEY FACTOR IN THE DRUG OVERDOSE CRISIS, WHICH KILLS MORE PEOPLE THAN CAR CRASHES

Iviewfinder/Shutterstock More than 63,000 Americans died of opioid drug overdoses last year, more than the number killed in car crashes. On...

World Health Organization Calls For Worldwide Ban of Trans Fats

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CALLS FOR WORLDWIDE BAN OF TRANS FATS

Trans fats have been linked to higher cholesterol levels and heart disease , which is why the FDA called for a ban on trans fats from...

 
 
 
Hop Take: FDA Calorie Counters Can't Stop, Won't Stop Craft Beer

HOP TAKE: FDA CALORIE COUNTERS CAN'T STOP, WON'T STOP CRAFT BEER

After more than a decade of threats, the Food and Drug Administration is now enforcing menu labeling requirements for U.S. restaurants....

 
 
 
House bill would boost FDA funding to more than $300 million

HOUSE BILL WOULD BOOST FDA FUNDING TO MORE THAN $300 MILLION

The Alliance for a Stronger FDA - which unites consumers, patient groups and industry in advocating for Food and Drug Administration...

FDA blames 'manufacturing delays' for short supply of EpiPen

FDA BLAMES 'MANUFACTURING DELAYS' FOR SHORT SUPPLY OF EPIPEN

The FDA said that manufacturing delays were creating intermittent supply constraints of the emergency allergy treatment in the US....