Study: FDA Drug-Approval Laws Becoming Less StringentU.S. law requires testing of new drugs before they hit the market to make sure that the benefits outweigh the risks. But according to a new study in JAMA, changes in those laws mean drugs are getting less rigorous review before they get approved.
The US Officially Raises The Tobacco Buying Age To 21A new law in the United States that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.
FDA Approves New Drug For Migraine SufferersThe US Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced the approval of a drug called ubrogepant for the acute treatment of migraine, which could be a new option for people who can't take or don't respond to migraine medications currently on the market.
How Do Illegal Beauty Products End Up In The Country?A 30-year-old Tulare County woman is behind bars months after state officials warned about tainted face creams.
Breakstone's Cottage Cheese Recalled For Possible Contamination By Plastic And Metal PiecesKraft Heinz Food Company has issued a voluntary recall of three varieties of their Breakstone's Cottage Cheese products due to potential contamination of metal and plastic pieces.
FDA Issues Warning To Dollar Tree About Selling 'Potentially Unsafe Drugs'The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Dollar Tree for receiving over-the-counter drugs produced by foreign manufacturers that have been found to be adulterated, including acne treatment pads and Assured brand drugs.
Toxic Metals Found In 95% Of Tested Baby Foods, Study FindsToxic metals damaging to an infant's brain development were found in 95% of tested baby foods.
FDA Warns Consumers To Stop Using THC Vaping ProductsThe US Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to stop using THC vaping products as investigations into vaping-related lung injuries and deaths continue.
Bugs, Rodent Hair And Poop: How Much Is Legally Allowed In The Food You Eat Every Day?Brace yourselves, America: Many of your favorite foods may contain bits and pieces of creatures that you probably didn't know were there.
CVS Pulls Zantac And Similar Heartburn Drugs Because Of Cancer WorriesCVS Pharmacy has stopped selling Zantac, as well as its generic version of the heartburn medication, over concerns that they might contain a substance that could cause cancer.
Breast Implants Recalled Amid Growing Links To Rare And Deadly CancerBreast implant manufacturer Allergan issued a worldwide recall after certain textured breast implant models were linked to a rare and deadly cancer.
FDA Wins Major Victory In Campaign Against Stem Cell ClinicThe US Food and Drug Administration won a major legal victory in its ongoing effort to crack down on clinics marketing bogus and potentially hazardous stem cell products.
FDA: Sampling Finds Toxic Nonstick Compounds In Some FoodThe Food and Drug Administration found substantial levels of a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to FDA researchers.
Man Sentenced To Prison For Selling Cheap Fertilizer As Fat-Burning PillA Sacramento man was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday for causing misbranded drugs to be introduced into interstate commerce, the Department of Justice said.
FDA Takes Aim At Confusing Food Expiration LabelsAmericans have struggled with the many food labels and their meanings for years. Sell by, best by and best if used by -- what are the differences?