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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 12:  A donor takes part in Blood Donors Day at Great South Road, Epsom on June 12, 2009 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images for NZ Blood)

Blood From Gay Donors In Art Exhibit Protesting FDA’s Ban

A Washington museum will exhibit a sculpture that uses the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men to protest the federal ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

08/13/2015

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FDA Announces It Will Ban Trans Fat From US Food Supply

The US Food and Drug Administration made a big decision affecting the health of millions of Americans. The FDA announced Wednesday it will ban trans fat from the US food supply.

06/16/2015

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5 Things About Trans Fats And The FDA’s Proposed Phase Out

There are a lot fewer trans fats in the nation’s food than there were a decade ago, but the Obama administration is moving toward getting rid of them almost entirely.

06/10/2015

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Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating a brand of dry dog food.

02/26/2015

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FDA Issues Warning As Peanuts Found In Cumin Spice

Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice– a life-threatening danger to people with peanut allergies.

02/19/2015

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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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