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  • Fireball Cinnamon Whisky
    Fireball recalled for antifreeze chemical: Is Fireball Whisky safe to drink?
    Fireball recalled? That would be horrible news to fans of the drink in Spokane. It was reported that Fireball Cinnamon Whisky was recalled in some European countries, creating fears that the drink was deemed unsafe. According to a report from Time...
  • Baby wipes
    Baby wipes recalled, possibly contaminated
    Baby wipes marketed under 10 brand news were recalled from retail outlets and Internet sites throughout the United States, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday. Investigations are under way to determine whether the wipes are...
  • Pumpkin Seed Pesto recalled in California
    Pumpkin Seed Pesto recalled in California
    Possible contamination with botulism has resulted in the recall of Pumpkin Seed Pesto, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday. The product is made by California Olive and Vine of Sutter, California.The company's lab tests showed...
  • FDA approves Harvoni to treat Hepatitis C
    FDA approves Harvoni to treat Hepatitis C
    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Harvoni to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection. Harvoni is the first combination pill (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) approved for such treatment.Hepatitis is the...
  • Texas residents get caught smuggling prescription drugs
    Texas residents get caught smuggling prescription drugs
    The Department of Justice announced yesterday that an investigation by FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations and the U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has led to indictment of...
  • FDA seeks public input into proposed changes for food safety rules
    FDA seeks public input into proposed changes for food safety rules
    The FDA will accepting public comments regarding newly proposed rule revisions to its Food Safety Modernization Act designed to help prevent food-borne illnesses, rather than responding to problems after they occur. The 4 updated proposed rules...
  • Dangerous diet pills
    FDA warns of dangerous diet pills
    Americans are “hungry” to lose weight especially with the upcoming holiday season that signals the need to lose weight either before or after. We all look forward to the feast of holiday foods but feel guilty about consuming them and...
  • Result of fake foods
    In food we trust
    Why do people buy fake food?This is a rather perplexing and in some sense a befuddling question that may also answer a lot of other questions about why people do things they ultimately know are not good for them. Some quick examples are cigarette...
  • Unauthorized drug products seized by US Marshals in New Jersey
    Unauthorized drug products seized by US Marshals in New Jersey
    ·U.S. Marshals at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey confiscated a number of “unapproved and improperly labeled drug products” marketed, sold and distributed...
  • Boxes of Tamiflu are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy November 28, 2007 in San Anselmo, California.
    One-day flu cure works but FDA stands in its way
    Peramivir, a single injected dose of neuraminidase inhibitor, is safe and effective in eliminating influenza symptoms if the drug is administered within 24 hours of the first symptoms of the flu. These are the conclusions of Rich Whitley of the...
  • let he among us
    On Merck: FDA and the Bible have something in common
    According to a September 4 article in the Star Tribune; the Food and Drug Administration has given “accelerated” approval to Merck. This approval allows Merck to market and sell Keytruda, a drug that can be used to treat melanoma....
  • Pet eye drugs
    Pet eye products spur FDA warning
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has told three animal drug firms to stop selling unapproved eye products for cats and dogs.The warning applies to several “tear stain removers” that are supposed to curb excessive tear...
  • New Ebola vaccine, experimental drug offers new hope
    Ebola monkeys tested with ZMapp test negative, and show no signs of side effects
    Although the number of Ebola cases are still on the rise in West Africa, health officials, medical teams, and pharmaceutical researchers scramble to find a treatment. Multiple news agencies announced Saturday, that ZMapp has cured 100 percent of...
  • Caffeine in energy drinks may cause serious health problems.
    Energy drinks linked to serious heart problems
    Energy drinks can cause dangerous heart problems and even death, according to research presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress on Aug. 31. French researchers said the cardiovascular problems associated with energy drinks...
  • Federal judge bans BioAnue from selling supplements to treat HIV and cancer etc.
    Federal judge bans BioAnue from selling supplements to treat HIV and cancer etc.
    Judge Marc T. Treadwell, of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia has issued a permanent injunction against dietary supplement manufacturing company BioAnue Laboratories of Rochelle, GA and its owner/operators, Gloria...