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This Aug. 2, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md.
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January 09, 2019 - 6:58 pm
By Candice Choi, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Routine food inspections aren't getting done because of the partial government shutdown, but checks of the riskiest foods are expected to resume next week, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The agency said it's working to bring back...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the first rendering from hemp plants extracted from a super critical CO2 extraction device on it's way to becoming fully refined CBD oil spurts into a large beaker at New Earth Biosciences in Salem, Ore.
AP Photo/Don Ryan, File
December 21, 2018 - 9:31 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become...
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The US Food and Drug Administration warned on Thursday that the benefits of fluoroquinolone antibiotics do not outweigh the risks -- which include aortic aneurysm -- for certain patients, according to the latest research.
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December 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
By Jen Christensen (CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration warned on Thursday that the benefits of fluoroquinolone antibiotics do not outweigh the risks -- which include aortic aneurysm -- for certain patients, according to the latest research. The research is based on reports of patient...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What do bottled water and chewing gum have in common? In 2015, the FDA told the manufacturers of Kind bars that the label, which said the bars were "healthy," was misleading, because it had a higher fat content than...
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Romaine Salad
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December 07, 2018 - 10:11 pm
By Jacqueline Howard and Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to...
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Dog Food
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December 01, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Theresa Waldrop (CNN) -- Sunshine Mills, the maker of several brands of pet food, is recalling three of its puppy and dog food products, citing potentially high levels of vitamin D that could lead to "serious health issues," including kidney failure. The brands affected are Evolve, Sportsman's...
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November 30, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Got milk? The FDA's not so sure. Ron Swanson, the surly anti-government director of the Parks and Recreation Department on the TV show "Parks and Rec" said, "There is only one thing I hate more than lying: skim milk, which...
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This combination of Aug. 25, 2018 photos shows demonstration models of implantable neurostimulators, top row from left, the Medtronic Intellis and the Boston Scientific Spectra WaveWriter SCS.
AP Photos/Mary Altaffer, File
November 26, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials said Monday they plan to overhaul the nation's decades-old system for approving most medical devices, which has long been criticized by experts for failing to catch problems with risky implants and medical instruments. The...
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Romaine Salad
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November 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
(CBS) -- The FDA is looking at California as a potential source of romaine lettuce tainted with a potentially deadly strain E. coli. Health officials said romaine lettuce should be removed from all supermarket shelves and restaurant menus until they can determine the source of the new outbreak. But...
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The CDC has recalled and issued warnings about romaine lettuce, turkey products and more.
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November 21, 2018 - 4:01 pm
By Susan Scutti (CNN) -- Thanksgiving is many Americans' favorite holiday because it is a time when family, friends, neighbors and strangers come together to share their favorite foods. Before you prepare your favorite dishes, take a moment to review the food recalls and illness outbreaks...
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