FDA Says 'Love' Isn't Real Ingredient In Bakery's GranolaA bakery's granola may be made with love, but federal officials said that it shouldn't be listed as an ingredient on the package. "It seems kind of silly," said Nashoba Brook Bakery CEO John Gates.
Cigarette Makers To Publish Statements On Health RisksMajor cigarette companies will soon begin publishing a series of blunt statements about the health risks of smoking as part of a court order stemming from a 1999 lawsuit brought by the federal government.
Safety Advocates Call For Ban Of High-Dose OpioidsSafety advocates and state health officials are formally calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban high-dose opioid painkillers to prevent accidental overdose deaths.
FDA Clears First 'Living Drug' For Tough Childhood LeukemiaThe FDA has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.
Schumer Calls On FDA To Regulate 'Snortable Chocolate'Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal regulators to look into a 'snortable chocolate' powder, saying that he is worried that it could prove harmful and is being marketed like a drug.
FDA Approves More Convenient Blood Cancer DrugThe FDA has approved a more convenient version of a blockbuster drug for treating three common blood cancers. The new drug is injected in about six minutes, shortening clinic visits.
Austin Bans E-Cigarette Use In Public AreasThe Austin City Council voted unanimously Thursday to add e-cigarettes to the list of tobacco products that are banned in public areas such as parks, restaurants and bars. The ban takes effect on July 3.
FDA Warning: Tuna Sold In Texas May Be Tainted With Hepatitis AThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention are investigating foreign seafood providers that have shipped tuna to the Texas area that may be tainted with Hepatitis A.
Study: Side Effects Emerge After Approval For Many U.S. DrugsAlmost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications.
Texas Sues To Release Execution Drug Shipment Seized By FDATexas prison officials asked a federal judge Wednesday to rescind a U.S. Food and Drug Administration order that blocks the corrections agency from receiving a foreign shipment of a drug that the state wants to use for executions.
FDA Finalizes Refusal To Give Texas Execution Drug ShipmentFederal officials on Thursday finalized their refusal to allow Texas prison officials to receive a foreign shipment of a drug the state has used to execute death row inmates.
FDA Approves At Home Genetic Testing For Alzheimer's RiskThe FDA has given the green light to an at-home test that can detect a genetic risk for a number of diseases including Alzheimer Disease.