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FDA Warning — Do not use these nine brands of hand sanitizer gels

The FDA is warning consumers not to use any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico, due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol), a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested.

U.S. is now stuck with a stockpile of hydroxychloroquine

Now that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revoked permission for hydroxychloroquine to be used for the treatment of COVID-19, the federal government is left with a stockpile of 63 million doses, according to an HHS spokesperson.

FDA asks makers of hand sanitizers to add denatured alcohol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday asked makers of hand sanitizers to add denatured alcohol to the products in order to make them less palatable in a bid to discourage people, especially children, from drinking the liquid.

FDA issues warnings on chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers Friday against taking malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 outside a hospital or formal clinical trial setting after “serious” poisoning and deaths were reported.

Be careful of unregulated blood tests for COVID-19 antibodies

Blood tests for the coronavirus could play a key role in deciding whether millions of Americans can safely return to work and school. However, with almost no FDA oversight - a“Wild West” of unregulated tests has been created, causing confusion.

FDA raises minimum age to 21 for all tobacco products in U.S.

A new law in the United States that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.

CBD products take a hit after FDA says they may not be safe

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its stance on CBD, short for cannabidiol, a chemical found in cannabis that does not induce a high. The FDA said it cannot recognize CBD as safe or approve products that contain it.

FDA grilled for dropping the ball as vaping deaths rise to eleven

The FDA came under fire from lawmakers on Wednesday for dropping the ball in regulating the vaping industry, even as teen use soared and the number of vaping-related deaths has risen.

Vitamin E under investigation in vaping-induced lung illnesses

New York - Federal and state officials investigating the mysterious eruption of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use have turned up a vitamin in vape products that is normally found in supplements and skin creams.

FDA extends comment period on products containing cannabis

The FDA has extended the public comment period related to cannabidiol by two weeks, from July 2 to July 16, the agency’s principal deputy commissioner Dr. Amy Abernethy announced yesterday.

FDA works with food industry to standardize food labeling

If you’re like most consumers, you check the “sell by” or “use by” label before you buy food products. But, is it OK to eat an item after the date stamped on the label? The FDA wants to change those confusing labels to reduce food waste.

FDA to hold first public hearing on legalizing CBD in foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold its first public hearing Friday, May 31, into how it should regulate CBD products. The FDA wants data on CBD's safety in food products so it can form a regulatory framework.

FDA works to make CBD legal while sending out warning letters

Washington - U.S. regulators say they’re exploring ways CBD could be used legally in foods and dietary supplements and will hold a public hearing on the cannabis compound next month. At the same time, warning letters have been sent to several companies.

CBD rules process in U.S. could take three years or longer

The outgoing head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suggested on Tuesday that it would take several years for the agency to come up with rules around allowing hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) in food products—unless Congress steps in.

FDA drug supply chain pilot project spurs blockchain advancements

Bethesda - FDA’s Pilot Program under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) requires the Agency to explore and evaluate methods to enhance the safety and security of the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain. This includes blockchain.

Jennie O Turkey — Salmonella outbreak reported in US and Canada

Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, Inc., is recalling approximately 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says.

FDA — It's still illegal to add CBD oil to food, health products

There is still a lot of work ahead for hemp farmers to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil as an ingredient in food or health products, even though President Donald Trump signed the farm bill making hemp an agricultural crop.

Op-Ed: ‘Clean meat’, grown in labs, gets regulatory OK

Washington - The virtual super nova of interest in clean meat has arrived at the regulatory stage. The FDA and USDA are to jointly regulate lab grown meat, in a major new development. Clean meat is heading for the shelves with big money backing.

Study finds the FDA allows tainted supplements to be sold in U.S.

More than 700 over-the-counter dietary supplements were found to contain unauthorized and undeclared pharmaceuticals between 2007 and 2016, according to data from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Avoid eating food or drink prepared with liquid nitrogen

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to consumers against eating food prepared with liquid nitrogen. This is due to the risk of internal organ damage.

FDA approves 'Natural Cycles' birth control app

The FDA has now granted marketing approval to an app that tracks a user's temperature and menstrual cycle in order to determine which days they are fertile and which days they aren't.

Mandatory recall issued for kratom due to Salmonella outbreak

The FDA has issued a mandatory recall order for all products containing powdered kratom manufactured by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC of Las Vegas, Nevada. Some of the products tested positive for Salmonella and are associated with a multistate outbreak.

FDA embarks on digital health pilot

Bethesda - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has begun to select participants for a new digital health software pilot program. The commencement of the scheme signals the importance that digital health is to play in U.S. healthcare.

Crackdown on alternative health remedies

Washington - Many alternative health treatments come from unregulated industries. Not only are many ineffective, some can cause considerable harm. This area has become a focal point in the U.S.

FDA is warning Americans to stay away from kratom

At a time when we have hit a critical point in the opioid epidemic, the FDA has found that patients believe they can use kratom to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms, and this is cause for concern because of the drug's side effects and risk of death.

Cosmetics sold in the U.S. receive very little FDA regulation

Anyone in the United States can come up with a homemade cosmetic, whip it up in the kitchen, package and sell it — and it's perfectly legal. No testing, paperwork or registration is required. And this has become a big health problem.

FDA asks pharmaceutical company to pull opioid from drug market

On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that Endo Pharmaceuticals remove its opioid pain medication, reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride), from the market due to concerns over abuse.

Herbal coffee recalled due to erectile dysfunction additive

Bethesda - A brand of herbal coffee has been recalled from the market after it was discovered that the product contained an unintended active pharmaceutical ingredient, designed to control erectile dysfunction.

Hospitals in U.S. frantic over shortage of sodium bicarbonate

Most of us have a box of baking soda in the cupboard or refrigerator. It's plentiful on the grocer's shelves and cheap. But this "simple drug" is in short supply in hospitals across the country, prompting surgeries and other treatments to be rescheduled.

FDA approves drug to treat ALS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug called Radicava (generic name edaravone). The medication is designed to treat patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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