The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating on the reliability of the ROCKET-AF clinical trial that led to the approval of Xarelto. Despite the European Medicines Agency (EMA) confirming its validity, a defective device may have compromised it.
The FDA has announced the manufacturers of certain sleep drugs must lower the current recommended doses. The federal agency said that in the morning patients may be "high enough" to impair daily activities in the morning that require alertness.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed two new rules that are designed to improve food safety. The announcement was made on Friday by the agency and the rules are now open for review and public comment.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has told Hershey Co. claims about its chocolate syrups violate federal law. The warning was issued Feb. 14, however details weren't made public until yesterday.
McDonald's has announced the fast food chain will no longer be using ammonia treated beef in its hamburgers.
A controversial ingredient, the meat in question is inferior trimmings prone to contamination and treated with ammonium hydroxide.
This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a ban in using a particular class of antibiotics on food producing animals in order to preserve its effectiveness for treatments of illness in humans.
The FDA has unveiled nine new graphic warning labels that must appear on all cigarette packaging and advertising in the US beginning in the fall of 2012, in the most dramatic change to cigarette packs since the Surgeon General's warning was added in 1965.
A popular new relaxation brownie that contains melatonin and other naturally found herbal ingredients has hit store shelves, and is being touted by some as a legal alternative to marijuana brownies.