Swallowing Tiny Robot Could Soon Help Stomach AilmentsHas your child swallowed a battery? In the future, a tiny robot could capture it and expel it. Researchers are designing an ingestible robot that could be used to patch wounds, deliver medicine or dislodge foreign objects.
FDA Warns Against Eating Raw Dough Amid E. Coli FearsIn a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, the federal Food and Drug Administration says people shouldn't eat raw dough or batter of any kind.
FDA Approves First Pill To Treat All Forms Of Hepatitis CFederal health officials have approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus.
Shares Of Whole Foods Weighed Down By FDA WarningWhole Foods is under heavy selling pressure this week after receiving a letter from the Food and Drug Administration about unsanitary conditions at one of its plants.
Gay Community Frustrated They Can't Give BloodCarter Bloodcare says gay males can only give blood if they haven't been sexually active in the last 12 months.
Peanut Residue In Flour Prompts Rold Gold Pretzel, Hostess Cake Recall Peanut residue detected in flour has prompted Frito-Lay and Hostess to recall some of their snack products.
FDA Issues New Guidelines On SaltThe Obama administration is pressuring the food industry to make foods -- from breads to sliced turkey -- less salty, proposing long-awaited sodium guidelines in an effort to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.
Makeover Coming For Food Nutrition LabelsNutrition facts labels on food packages are getting a long-awaited makeover, with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars.
Frozen Food Recall Covers Hundreds Of Items From Many StoresAmid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to Texas and all the other 49 states, authorities trying to stem listeria-linked illnesses worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers.
Preparing for Zika: Blood Donors Face New ScreeningsFollowing FDA recommendations, blood banks now ask potential donors if they’ve traveled to countries where the virus is active—or had sexual contact with someone.
Study: E-Cigarette Poisonings Surge In Young ChildrenElectronic cigarettes have sickened rising numbers of young children, a study of U.S. poison center calls has found. Most cases involve swallowing liquid nicotine.
FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal AuthorityHundreds of e-cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry trying to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes.