Majority Of Sunscreens Tested Would Flunk Proposed FDA Safety Tests, Report Says Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced Wednesday.
Walmart To Raise Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco, E-Cigarettes To 21The company will stop selling sweet-flavored e-cigarettes, which have become popular among teenagers.
FDA Allows Sale Of New Electronic Tobacco ProductAn electronic tobacco device may now hit the US market after getting a green light from the US Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced Tuesday.
Listeria, Salmonella Found In Ice Cream Manufacturing Facilities After Recalls, FDA Reports After a series of recalls, an investigation into safety issues at US ice cream makers forced one manufacturer to cease operations and resulted in three voluntary recalls, the US Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
FDA Oks First Medical Device To Treat ADHD In ChildrenDesignated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms.
The Most Common Active Ingredient In Hand Sanitizer Is Still Under FDA InvestigationAfter reviewing the safety and effectiveness of hand sanitizers, the US Food and Drug Administration has ruled that dozens of active ingredients can't be used in the antiseptic rubs, but the agency still wants answers about the most common active ingredient.
FDA Investigating Potential Safety Issue Related To Seizures Following E-Cigarette UseThe US Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it is investigating a possible connection between e-cigarette use and seizures in younger users.
US Experts Revisit Breast Implant Safety After New ConcernsU.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in an ongoing debate about their potential health effects.
Asbestos Found In Claire's Cosmetics, FDA Says The FDA advised consumers not to use three Claire's brand cosmetic products after tests found they contained asbestos.
Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expands Again To Include LosartanA widespread recall of common blood pressure and heart failure medications has been expanded to include more drugs containing losartan.
FDA Proposes New Sunscreen RegulationsThe US Food and Drug Administration is proposing new regulations on over-the-counter sunscreens in an effort to keep up with the latest scientific and safety information.
FDA Takes Action Against 17 Companies For Illegally Selling Products Claiming To Treat Alzheimer's DiseaseThe US Food and Drug Administration is taking new action against dietary supplements, sending warning letters to companies who claim, without proof, that their products can prevent or treat Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancer.
Stacy's Simply Naked Pita Chips Recalled For 'Undeclared' MilkFrito-Lay voluntarily recalled its Stacy's brand of Simply Naked Pita Chips.
FDA Considering Drugs To Help Kids Quit VapingThere are no FDA-approved nicotine cessation products for e-cigarette users under 18.
FDA Employees Think Shutdown Could Be Deadly With about 41% of the US Food and Drug Administration off the job due to the government shutdown, some agency employees worry about the safety and health of the American public.