FDA Reveals Proposed Graphic Warnings For Cigarette Packs, AdsWarning labels on cigarette packages could soon be more graphic, warning that "Smoking reduces blood flow to the limbs, which can require amputation," and "Smoking causes bladder cancer, which can lead to bloody urine."
FDA Investigating 127 Reports Of Seizures, Neurological Symptoms Related To VapingThe US Food and Drug Administration has received 127 reports of seizures or other neurological symptoms possibly related to e-cigarettes, the agency announced Wednesday. Investigators have yet to determine, however, whether vaping was directly linked to the cases.
Don't Touch Any Pig Ear Treats Or Feed Them To Your Dog, FDA And CDC SayDog owners, if you've been waiting to give up your pet's pig ears, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises that now is the time. A warning about a multistate salmonella outbreak tied to the treats has been updated to include all pig ear products.
Ground Bison Meat Recalled After 21 People Get Sick In E. Coli OutbreakA Canadian exotic meat company is recalling ground bison after 21 people in seven states were infected with strains of E. coli, US federal agencies announced Wednesday.
Shirakiku Fish Cakes Sold In Maryland, D.C. Recalled Due To Undeclared AllergensEight different kinds of imported fish cake products are being recalled due to the possibility they were contaminated by undeclared allergens.
Medtronic Recalls MiniMed Insulin Pumps As FDA Warns About Hacking RiskThe US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning on Thursday about possible risk of hacking for some diabetes patients' insulin pumps.
Parent's Choice Infant Formula Sold At Walmart RecalledA brand of infant formula has been recalled due to a possible presence of foreign metal matter.
More Than 4,600 Cases Of Pillsbury Flour Recalled For Possible E. Coli ContaminationFor the second time in two weeks, flour is being recalled because of E. coli fears.
Hundreds More Reported Ill In Salmonella Outbreaks Tied To Backyard PoultryOver 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states
Medical Device Maker ACell, Inc. Pleads Guilty And Will Pay $15M To Resolve Criminal Charges And Civil False Claims AllegationsACell, Inc. (ACell) a Maryland-based medical device manufacturer, pleaded guilty to charges relating to its MicroMatrix powder wound-dressing product.
FDA Gives Vaping Companies A Clearer Path For Marketing Their ProductsThe US Food and Drug Administration issued its final guidance for e-cigarette makers to submit premarket tobacco product applications, giving these companies a clearer path to seek official authorization to market their products, the agency announced Tuesday.
U.S. Agencies Go After Companies That Paid Social Media Influencers To Promote Vape ProductsFederal agencies are going after companies that paid social media "influencers" to promote vaping products, the US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.
U.S. Holds CBD Hearing As Fans, Sellers Await Legal ClarityCBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status. Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways the hemp ingredient might officially be allowed in food, drinks and dietary supplements.
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.