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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything

Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.

11/26/2014

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FDA OKs Army’s Diagnostic Tool For Skin Disease

Army scientists at Fort Detrick are hailing the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a tool they helped develop for rapidly diagnosing a disfiguring skin disease caused by sand fly bites in the Middle East.

11/14/2014

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Van Hollen To Attend Lab Complex Dedication

Rep. Chris Van Hollen is scheduled to attend the dedication of the Food and Drug Administration’s biodefense lab complex.

09/26/2014

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FDA Warns Tattoo Ink Can Cause Infection

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.

08/14/2014

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FDA Pushing For Regulations Making It Harder To Buy E-Cigarettes

Despite new health warnings, some smokers see more benefits than risks to electronic cigarettes.

04/25/2014

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FDA To Require Vending Machines To Post Calorie Information

Sweeping changes to the nation’s health care will soon impact the snacks you buy from vending machines. The Food & Drug Administration finalizes guidelines on how calorie information will be displayed.

01/05/2014

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Frederick Scientist Claims FDA Stole Idea

A Frederick scientist says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stole his trade secrets for software to help detect threats to the food supply.

11/26/2013

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New Fertilizer Restrictions Get Some Farmers Heated

Since people began saving seeds and growing food, they have used animal waste for fertilizer. The government is citing safety to restrict such practices.

11/22/2013

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FDA Now Considering Nationwide Ban On Heart-Clogging Trans Fats

For the first time, the FDA finally admits that trans fats in foods are unsafe. Now the agency is considering banning the heart-clogging substance from store shelves.

11/07/2013

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FDA Issues Warning About Colored Contacts

Halloween is this week and the FDA is warning about the dangers of colored contact lenses.

10/27/2013

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FDA Calls For Tighter Rules For Prescription Drug Use

Pushing for change. In the United States, one person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose. So the government wants to crack down on popular painkillers.

10/26/2013

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FDA Investigates Brain Infection-Gilenya Case

The FDA is continuing to investigate a possible link between the multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya.

10/23/2013

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