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FDA Panel Backs First Pill To Block HIV Infection

The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.

05/11/2012

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Former FDA Chemist Gets 5 Years In Insider Trading

A former chemist for the Food and Drug Administration has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme that spanned nearly five years.

03/06/2012

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FDA Eases Shortage Of Leukemia-Fighting Drug

A critical shortage of a drug needed to treat childhood leukemia may be over– for now.

02/21/2012

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Rugelach Pastry Recalled From Maryland Stores

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says a New York company is recalling its rugelach pastry because some ingredients labels may have omitted eggs.

01/08/2012

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FDA Chemist Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading

A chemist with the Food and Drug Administration accused with his son in an insider trading scheme is scheduled to appear in federal court to answer to the charges.

10/18/2011

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Cantaloupe Outbreak Could Be Deadliest In A Decade

Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade.

09/27/2011

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FDA To Decide By April 26 On New Xgeva Application

Amgen today announced the FDA plans to decide by April 26 on its application to expand the use of its bone treatment drug Xgeva to prevent or delay the spread of advanced prostate cancer.

08/23/2011

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Raw Milk Buyers Support Pa. Farm Targeted By Feds

Raw milk buyers in Washington and Maryland say they will challenge federal action against a Pennsylvania farmer.

05/03/2011

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5 Charged In Extortion Plot

Federal prosecutors say five people, two from the Dominican Republic, have been indicted in an alleged plot to extort money while pretending to be agents for the Food and Drug Administration.

02/11/2011

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Makers Will Soon Eliminate Caffeine From Four Loko

The national outcry wasn’t enough but the threat from the federal government has a maker of caffeinated alcoholic drinks pulling the plug on the controversial ingredients in a popular drink.

11/17/2010

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FDA May Ban Four Loko

The FDA is expected to issue a major ruling Wednesday concerning caffeinated alcoholic drinks.

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