FDA Advisers Review Gene Therapy To Treat Form Of BlindnessU.S. health advisers are reviewing a novel treatment for a rare form of inherited blindness, potentially setting the stage for the launch of a groundbreaking new genetic medicine.
Under New Ruling, Many Antibacterial Soaps No Longer Approved By The FDAMakers of anti-bacterial soaps containing certain ingredients have been ordered by the FDA to no longer market their products.
A Look At Food Makers Burnishing Their Nutrition CredentialsCompanies across the food industry have been trying to polish their reputations on the nutrition front as obesity becomes a greater concern and they come under pressure for marketing foods full of fat, salt and sugar.
Tell The FDA What You Fear More: Zika, or GMO Mosquitoes?If you feel strongly about this issue, you have until midnight Friday to make your opinion known as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers whether to approve an effort to kill the disease-carrying mosquitoes by releasing genetically engineered bugs in Florida
Rugelach Pastry Recalled From Maryland StoresThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration says a New York company is recalling its rugelach pastry because some ingredients labels may have omitted eggs.
FDA Cites Dirty Equipment In Cantaloupe OutbreakPools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean equipment at a Colorado farm's cantaloupe packing facility were probably to blame for the Listeria outbreak.
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.