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Food And Drug Administration

5 Things About Trans Fats And The FDA's Proposed Phase OutThere 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.
New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly EverythingLike 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.
FDA OKs Army's Diagnostic Tool For Skin DiseaseArmy 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.
Gluten-Free Products Could Contain Harmful IngredientA growing number of people are turning to gluten free food, but many are unaware that it often contains a potentially harmful ingredient.
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.
FDA To Require Vending Machines To Post Calorie InformationSweeping 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.
FDA Calls For Tighter Rules For Prescription Drug UsePushing 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.
ER Visits Tied To Energy Drinks Double Since 2007A new government report is raising more concern over energy drinks. It shows more people are heading to the emergency room after drinking them.
Md. Ban On Arsenic In Chicken Feed Takes EffectMaryland has become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.
FDA Chief Will Testify At First Meningitis HearingHouse lawmakers investigating a nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis have summoned the head of the Food and Drug Administration to testify at the first congressional hearing on the issue next week.
FDA Warned Mass. Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Of 'Possible Contamination' In 2006More cases of meningitis and more deaths. WJZ has new details about the outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections: The maker of the drug was warned about the potential for disaster.
FDA Warns Of Bacteria In Shellfish From N.Y. HarborThe Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from New York's Oyster Bay Harbor because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states.
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