Food And Drug Administration


Calorie Lists May Be Required For Chain Restaurant Menus

Big changes could be coming to your favorite restaurant. Chain restaurants could soon be forced to list calorie information right on the menu.


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Sausage Cause Of Salmonella Outbreak In Frederick Co.

A salmonella outbreak has flared up in Frederick County. Health experts know contaminated sausage is the culprit.


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FDA Approves First New Drug For Lupus In 56 Years

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective in treating the debilitating immune system disorder.


Former Baltimore Health Commissioner, Maryland Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene

Former Balt. Health Commissioner Joins O’Malley Administration

The New Year brings new faces to the O’Malley administration. Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Joshua Sharfstein leaves his post with the FDA to become the Maryland Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene.


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FDA’s No. 2 To Return To Md. As Health Secretary

Gov. Martin O’Malley says the Food and Drug Administration’s principal deputy commissioner is returning to Maryland to become the state’s top health official.




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