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FDA approves qualified health claim for high oleic oils and reduced risk of coronary heart disease

FDA APPROVES QUALIFIED HEALTH CLAIM FOR HIGH OLEIC OILS AND REDUCED RISK OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE

The FDA has approved a new qualified health claim for edible oils containing high levels of oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat shown...

Of diamonds and meat: Culturing a better future

OF DIAMONDS AND MEAT: CULTURING A BETTER FUTURE

­Opinion The USDA and FDA recently announced their historic agreement to jointly regulate meat grown from animal cells, helping pave...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Moderna's IPO, Arena's Comeback, E-Cig Survey & More

BIO ROUNDUP: MODERNA'S IPO, ARENA'S COMEBACK, E-CIG SURVEY & MORE

Thanksgiving is around the corner and this week delivered a bounty of deals that have a number of life science companies expressing...

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA TO CRACK DOWN ON MENTHOL CIGARETTES, FLAVORED VAPES

About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping...

 
 
 
 
 
 
This New, FDA-Approved Skin Care Drug Could Help Over 7.5 Million People

THIS NEW, FDA-APPROVED SKIN CARE DRUG COULD HELP OVER 7.5 MILLION PEOPLE

Alleviating psoriasis symptoms has been a difficult feat to achieve for decades, but with new advances in the skin care industry, doctors...

Tobacco stocks slump after report says the FDA is considering a ban on menthol cigarettes

TOBACCO STOCKS SLUMP AFTER REPORT SAYS THE FDA IS CONSIDERING A BAN ON MENTHOL CIGARETTES

The Food and Drug Administration plans to pursue a ban on menthol cigarettes, The Wall Street Journal reported. As early as this week,...

 
 
 
FDA commissioner highlights efforts to improve expanded access program

FDA COMMISSIONER HIGHLIGHTS EFFORTS TO IMPROVE EXPANDED ACCESS PROGRAM

The agency also launched in information website about Right to Try, which President Donald Trump signed into law in May.

Three US health agencies move to make herbal opioid alternative kratom a schedule 1 drug

THREE US HEALTH AGENCIES MOVE TO MAKE HERBAL OPIOID ALTERNATIVE KRATOM A SCHEDULE 1 DRUG

A letter obtained by Stat News details the findings of FDA and NIH studies finding kratom highly addictive and dangerous. The letter...

 
 
 
FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes

FDA PLANS STRICT LIMITS ON SALE OF FLAVORED E-CIGARETTES

The new policy will apply to flavored cartridge-style vaping products like Juul that have become popular among youths, not the open...

Now US regulators vow to ban menthol cigarettes

NOW US REGULATORS VOW TO BAN MENTHOL CIGARETTES

Officials at the FDA told the Wall Street Journal that menthol cigarettes are known for being harder to quit, likely because the flavor...

 
 
 
US crack down on candy and fruit flavored e-cigs like Juul to prevent children from getting addicted

US CRACK DOWN ON CANDY AND FRUIT FLAVORED E-CIGS LIKE JUUL TO PREVENT CHILDREN FROM GETTING ADDICTED

The FDA will announce plans to ban candy and fruit-flavored e-cigarettes from certain stores to try to stop young people from getting...

 
 
 
FDA confirms recalled Duncan Hines cake mixes were produced in the U.S

FDA CONFIRMS RECALLED DUNCAN HINES CAKE MIXES WERE PRODUCED IN THE U.S

It is not yet known whether the strain of Salmonella Agbeni that has infected people in at least three states is resistant to antibiotics....

 
 
 
FDA Approves Elanco Cattle Drug, the First for Reducing Gas Emissions

FDA APPROVES ELANCO CATTLE DRUG, THE FIRST FOR REDUCING GAS EMISSIONS

A product that reduces emissions from farm animal waste? There's now a drug for that. The FDA has approved an Elanco drug developed...

Duncan Hines recalled 4 cake mixes for potential salmonella contamination - here's how to know if yours is affected

DUNCAN HINES RECALLED 4 CAKE MIXES FOR POTENTIAL SALMONELLA CONTAMINATION - HERE'S HOW TO KNOW IF YOURS IS AFFECTED

On Monday, Duncan Hines recalled four of its cake mix flavors after the FDA found salmonella in a sample of the product. According...

 
 
 
FDA puts its mandatory recall cards on the table - face up

FDA PUTS ITS MANDATORY RECALL CARDS ON THE TABLE - FACE UP

Almost eight years after gaining statutory power to mandate food recalls, the FDA is officially publishing information to help industry...

Restylane Announces Another FDA-Approval for Dermal Fillers

RESTYLANE ANNOUNCES ANOTHER FDA-APPROVAL FOR DERMAL FILLERS

Galderma has earned another FDA-approval for its popular filler brand Restylane . Monday morning, Galderma announced that its hyaluronic...