Food and Drug Administration

Images of two products recalled by Growers Express
Growers Express
July 02, 2019 - 8:32 am
By Lauren Kent, CNN (CNN) -- Some packages of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and vegetable bowls sold under the brands Green Giant, Trader Joe's and Signature Farms have been recalled, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The vegetable products were voluntarily recalled by...
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Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced.
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May 21, 2019 - 4:32 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week. The group will...
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Ben and Jerry's Chunky Monkey
FDA
April 17, 2019 - 8:19 am
By Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) -- The parent company of Ben & Jerry's is pulling two ice cream flavors because of issues with nuts. Unilever is recalling some pint-sized containers of Ben & Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey because they may contain almonds,...
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In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Massachusetts.
Steven Senne/AP Photo, File
April 03, 2019 - 11:00 am
By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it has reviewed 35 reports of seizures among e-...
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For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians.
CNN
March 19, 2019 - 8:47 pm
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians. On Tuesday, the FDA announced the approval of an...
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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.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
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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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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Signs in the window of the Smoke Depot advertise electronic cigarettes and pods by Juul, the nation's largest maker of e-cigarette products, on September 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 04, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal officials say vaping is a teen epidemic. As a result, the Food and Drug Administration is launching a new campaign called "The Real Cost" to inform young people of the health risks of e-cigarettes. More than 40 percent of teens nationwide have tried e-...
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This July 11, 2018, file photo shows yogurt on display at a grocery store in River Ridge, La.
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File
September 25, 2018 - 11:39 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — If low-fat yogurt is blended with fatty ingredients like coconut or chocolate, is it still low-fat? Is it even yogurt? The U.S. government has rules about what can be called "yogurt," and the dairy industry says it's not clear what the...
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pet food label
August 20, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What three words on a pet food label tell you if it's good for your pet? The owner of Barkery Oven, a specialty pet food products company, says that she taste-tests everything herself and will reach for a dog biscuit...
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