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New Grass Allergy Treatment Approved by the FDA

New Grass Allergy Treatment Approved by the FDA

By Sean Patterson April 2, 2014

The long, terrible winter that gripped the U.S. this year seems to finally be gone. With spring, however, comes a whole new set of challenges for those Americans who suffer from pollen and grass allergies. Luckily for them, the U.S. …

FDA Implements Pilot For Fast-Track Drug Importation FDA Implements Pilot For Fast-Track Drug Importation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it has begun its two-year Secure Supply Chain Pilot Program. The program is meant to streamline some drug importation for select companies so that the FDA can focus its resources …

Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Recalled Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Recalled

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Mars Foodservices today issued a recall of all Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice. The recall pertains to both five- and 25-pound bags of such rice. Other types of Uncle Ben rice, including Ready …

FDA to Tighten Baby Formula Standards FDA to Tighten Baby Formula Standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced new rules surrounding the manufacture of infant formula. The rules are meant to raise standards for formula manufacturing and ensure all formula is safe and nutritious. The new rule would improve …

California Egg Law Is Met With Opposition California Egg Law Is Met With Opposition

California has proposed a law set for 2015 that will regulate more stringent guidelines regarding the treatment of chickens. In order for farmers to qualify for selling eggs, space requirements must be met as well as other conditions such as …

FDA Reveals New Anti-Smoking Campaign For Teens FDA Reveals New Anti-Smoking Campaign For Teens
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today revealed a new anti-smoking ad campaign targeted at teens. The ads will be geared toward preventing teens aged 12 to 17 from ever smoking cigarettes. The agency estimates that 10 million teens …

FDA Outlines New Food Transportation Rules FDA Outlines New Food Transportation Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced new proposed rules that would tighten restrictions on food transportation. The regulation would put new rules into place about sanitary practices for the food transportation sectors. The proposal includes criteria for …

Developmental Delay Test For Babies Approved by FDA Developmental Delay Test For Babies Approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a new test designed to detect developmental delays and intellectual disabilities in children. The test is marketed by Affymetrix under the name CytoScan Dx Assay and can detect disabilities such as …

Acetaminophen Warning By FDA: Overdose Can Be Fatal Acetaminophen Warning By FDA: Overdose Can Be Fatal

The FDA recently asked that healthcare providers be mindful of the dosage of Acetaminophen they choose to prescribe patients. According to the government regulatory agency, more than 325 mg of the drug could have negative consequences such as severe liver …

Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an acetaminophen warning on Tuesday and recommends that healthcare professionals stop prescribing drugs that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is a pain medicine that you may recognize from taking Tylenol. …

Acetaminophen Warnings: Drug Can Cause Liver Damage Acetaminophen Warnings: Drug Can Cause Liver Damage
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Acetaminophen warnings issued by the FDA this week ask doctors to limit the dosage of the drug they give patients, which will prevent possible liver damage. The Food and Drug Administration says they asked “manufacturers of prescription combination drug products …

Monster Energy Drinks Investigated By Attorneys Monster Energy Drinks Investigated By Attorneys

Your company may want to stop pushing the envelope of your product if it has a history for being a potential causation of five deaths from reports by the Food and Drug Administration. Monster Beverage Corporation, the makers of the …

Monster Drinks Investigated For Targeting Children Monster Drinks Investigated For Targeting Children
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Monster Beverage Corp. is coming under attack in an investigation by a New York state attorney general¬†and a San Francisco city attorney general. Amidst all the death reports cause by energy drinks, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)¬†has confirmed that …

FDA Warns of Supplement Containing Steroid FDA Warns of Supplement Containing Steroid
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week warned consumers against a dietary supplement named Mass Destruction. The bodybuilding supplement has been found to contain a synthetic anabolic steroid. The FDA warning came on the heels of a death …

Giving Yourself The Gift of Health: Priceless Giving Yourself The Gift of Health: Priceless

Cholesterol is a hot topic this week, and for good reason– the Christmas dinner rivals the gloriousness of the Thanksgiving dinner, not to mention the cookies and sweets that seem to be everywhere all season. It has since been established …

FDA to Require Food Supply Protections FDA to Require Food Supply Protections

Most food scares in the U.S. are caused by negligence or accidents, not someone intentionally poisoning a large amount of food. The latter scenario might seem more like the scheme of a comic book villain, but the U.S. Food and …

Antibacterial Soap: What You Need To Know Antibacterial Soap: What You Need To Know

Some of us pride ourselves on having antibacterial anything close by. In the bathroom, in the kitchen, and even in your purse. You know, just in case you’re stuck in a public restroom and that blasted automatic soap dispenser is …