The FDA is advising people with peanut allergies to avoid cumin after several shipments of the spice have tested positive for peanuts that were not listed on the label.
FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg is resigning in March after six years in the position. The agency’s chief scientist, Stephen Ostroff, will serve as acting commissioner.
A California apple packing plant has recalled all of its Granny Smith and Gala apple shipments from 2014 after they were linked to an outbreak of listeria in caramel apples that may have caused up to five deaths.
Technology could make creating e-cigarette standards more difficult in the future. The FDA hopes to require e-cigarette makers to apply for approval for their products.
For decades, the fear of AIDS led to a ban against gay men donating blood. But that could all be changing.
Two Indiana brothers have been convicted in a synthetic marijuana ring involving North Texas smoke shops and convenience stores.
Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
The government is rewriting sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that they could hurt business.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first. The FDA is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.
Grocery stores are clearing out portions of their produce sections after a packing company in California found fruit possible tainted with listeria.
A now-shut down California Company is facing a $300,000 judgment after the I-team discovered it took money from parents to store their children’s stem cells and then closed its doors.