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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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FDA Proposes Changes For Tanning Beds

The federal government now wants stronger warnings on indoor tanning beds and more oversight.

05/17/2013

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Experts Caution Users About Impact Of ‘Caffeine Gum’

It’s the latest thing on the market being used to boost energy but some drug abuse experts are concerned about the impacts of caffeinated gum.

05/05/2013

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FDA Considers Changes To Meat Labels In Grocery Stores

Do you want to know where your meat comes from?

04/12/2013

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