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fertilizer

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

trans fats

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

Halloween contacts

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

FDA

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

caffeine gum

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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FDA Wants To Give Nutrition Labels An Overhaul

Those who get confused looking at nutrition labels are not alone.

02/04/2013

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FDA OKs First OTC Remedy For Overactive Bladder

Those who suffer with bladder problems wait on average seven years before seeking treatment.

01/30/2013

prescription drugs

Man Sentenced For Selling Non-FDA Approved Drugs

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to five months in prison for selling misbranded, non-FDA approved prescription drugs.

01/03/2013

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FDA: Chantix May Raise Heart Risks

Smokers who take Chantix may be at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes.

12/18/2012

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