In 2010, Congress passed a sweeping food safety law that gave the FDA broader powers in preventing foodborne illness outbreaks. But with all the new powers allowed, Congress failed to give enough funding to the agency to carryout the new laws.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday published its final rule for its Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). This now brings the use of antibiotics in livestock under veterinary supervision.
I don't know which is worse, finding out Blue bell has had problems with Listeria in its facility since 2013, or the FDA saying today it "was not aware of these findings" before doing their own investigation this year. It's scary.
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The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has launched a safety review into green coffee bean extracts. These "dietary supplements" are becoming increasingly popular as weight loss treatment.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert about an antipsychotic drug called ziprasidone. The drug is associated with a serious skin reaction that can progress to affect other parts of the body.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken the unusual step of issuing an alert about dietary supplements. It warns that those that are “probiotic” are a risk to people with weak immune systems.
The destruction of vials of smallpox - one of the world's deadliest diseases - found hidden on U.S. soil has been delayed. The reason? Because the World Health Organization (WHO) has been too busy with Ebola.
The Toronto Star has exposed major failures related to Health Canada’s conduct of its operations. A pattern of dysfunction, including "useless" information, a culture of hiding serious drug defects, and a lot more is emerging, and it's a sick picture.
An ischaemic heart disease treatment drug called Nicorandil has been withdrawn from sale by a pharmaceutical firm based in the Philippines. The recall is on account of issues related to recommended production and sales guidelines.
China's Academy of Military Medical Sciences announced on Thursday they received approval for the mass production of an Ebola field-test kit. The test kit will be produced by Shenzhen Puruikang Biotech Co., Ltd. at their Wuhan, Hubei province facility.
The U.S. FDA is advising consumers to be aware of products sold online claiming to prevent or treat the Ebola virus. It seems that there are a variety of products claiming to either prevent the Ebola virus or treat the infection.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a two-day, late-October meeting on female sexual dysfunction (FSD). The FDA has invited FSD patients, researchers, and clinicians who have experience with FSD.
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Antibacterial resistance is a growing global problem. According to the most recent statistics from the CDC, at least 2 million people acquire serious infections with bacteria that are resistant to one or more of antibacterial drugs.
The Tobacco Control Act requires that the nine graphic health warnings appear on the upper portion of the front and rear panels of each cigarette package and comprise at least the top 50 percent of these panels.
Corning Company manufactures this style of Corning coffee pots and cups.
Julie @ Frugally Retro
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Picture description is "The Nugget Truck." Actually, this is a poultry farm truck going to the processing plant.
A veterinary student at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine receives clinical training in bovine health under the watchful eye of a faculty member.
Staff photographer/t Virginia Tech, Spring 2005
Implementing the FSMA will not be easy without the proper funding.
Box of dried fish from L.A. Star Seafood Company.
List of SGLT2 inhibitors
Cattle in feedlot.
In my backyard garden you will find red potatos, tomatos, lettuce, cabbage, green beans, corn, onions, squash, cucumbers, pumpkins, watermelons, pepperplants, marigolds and scattered sunflower seeds for the birds.