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  • Fight impotence
    Testosterone replacement therapies raise "Low T" and risk of heart attack
    You may have seen the enticing drug advertisements on television advising men who suffer from low energy and low sexual interest to talk to their doctors about "Low T" or low testosterone. Since those ads have been on the air,...
  • Pet hazard
    Pets at risk from human pain drug, FDA warns
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning pet parents that their animals could become ill or die from exposure to human topical pain medications containing the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) flurbiprofen.Three cats died...
  • KIND Bars get FDA warning
    FDA warns KIND bars aren't healthy, but health experts disagree
    Surprise, surprise, healthy snacking is getting more complicated …again. As if all the different views on what is and isn’t healthy weren’t enough, now the treats that claim, “There’s healthy. There’s tasty....
  • Changes at FDA
    FDA seeks public comment on potential updates to 'Redbook'
    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a request for public comment on potential revisions to its Guidance for Industry and Other Stakeholders: Toxicological Principles for the Safety Assessment of Food Ingredients, commonly known as...
  • Pet drugs
    Pet pharmacy shut down due to ‘deficiencies’
    A North Carolina pharmacy that makes animal and human drugs for customers nationwide was ordered to close due to product quality concerns, according to federal and state officials.The Prescription Center in Fayetteville was shut down after...
  • Homeopathic remedies for asthma discounted by FDA
    FDA: Beware of homeopathic remedies for asthma
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter against using homeopathic products sold over-the-counter (OTC) to treat asthma. The agency has not evaluated the safety and effectiveness of the products, and in a statement,...
  • Avoid the filth in imported spices
    Avoid the filth in imported spices
    The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says of the spices sold in the U.S., over 90 percent are imported, one exception being dehydrated onion. After testing the imports, at the end of 2013 they reported an estimated 12 percent are...
  • Codex Alimentarius
    Codex Alimentarius and the Future of Vitamina - Part Two
    This is Part Two of a continuing series on Codex Alimentarius and its potential impact on the natural health industry in non-European countries.In the United States, the European Food Supplements Directive and Codex would appear to be completely...
  • Cat food recall
    Primal cat food recalled
    Primal Pet Foods is recalling one lot of raw frozen cat food after testing of two bags in the lot found low levels of Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted the test in response to a consumer...
  • Teens smoking
    Report: Bumping legal tobacco-use age to 21 will save lives
    The results of a new report show that raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 would vastly decrease the number of teen smokers and save hundreds of thousands of lives by 2100. Released March 12, the report was written by the...
  • FDA wants a health warning on low testosterone drug packaging
    FDA wants a health warning on low testosterone drug packaging
    In 2013, an estimated 2.3 million people filled prescriptions for testosterone-boosting drugs. But today, the FDA is warning doctors they’ve been over-prescribing the drugs, according to the Chicago Tribune on March 5. The FDA’s...
  • FDA Office of Minority Health seeks comments
    FDA Office of Minority Health offers webinar on how to comment
    The US Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) has decided to seek the input of ethnic minority communities regarding the question of representation in matters of public health. In order to facilitate the logging of as many comments as possible, FDA...
  • Fluoxetine tablets also known as Prozac and Sarafem
    Antidepressant discovered in dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a warning to consumers regarding a pharmaceutical antidepressant discovered in OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic, a dietary supplement manufactured by USPLabs, LLC, and marketed as a...
  • Ways to influence the FDA for safer pet food according to Hound & Gatos
    Ways to influence the FDA for safer pet food according to Hound & Gatos
    Our pets are important to us. That is why more than 164 million households in the United States have a pet; mainly canines and felines. Since we love those pets like furry family members, it is crucial to most pet parents to feed their pets safe...
  • Washington firm recalls Small Heart Strawberry Trays due to undeclared allergens
    Washington firm recalls Small Heart Strawberry Trays due to undeclared allergens
    The United States Food and Drug Administration announced a recall by Real Foods in Kent, Washington of their Small Heart Strawberry Trays with Devonshire Dip due to undeclared allergens in these products which is the result of mispackaging...
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