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FDA FURLOUGHS 42% OF STAFF IN GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The agency is pausing all its work outside “activities necessary to address imminent threats to the safety of human life and activities...

Briefly: Tapeworm tale - IAFP 2018 - Sanitary food transport

BRIEFLY: TAPEWORM TALE - IAFP 2018 - SANITARY FOOD TRANSPORT

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current...

 
 
 
‘Essential' food safety inspections continue during shutdown

‘ESSENTIAL' FOOD SAFETY INSPECTIONS CONTINUE DURING SHUTDOWN

Whether Congressional gremlins working in the wee hours of the morning agreed to call off the partial government shutdown or whether...

Jimmy Johns pulls sprouts from menu at all 2,727 franchise locations

JIMMY JOHNS PULLS SPROUTS FROM MENU AT ALL 2,727 FRANCHISE LOCATIONS

Jimmy Johns Friday did something it has done in the past after one or more of its sandwich franchises was linked to an outbreak of...

 
 
 
Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes - and save Big Tobacco

ANTI-SMOKING PLAN MAY KILL CIGARETTES - AND SAVE BIG TOBACCO

"This is the single most controversial - and frankly, divisive - issue I've seen in my 40 years studying tobacco control policy," an...

Panera slams chains like Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for using fake, 'hockey puck' eggs

PANERA SLAMS CHAINS LIKE CHICK-FIL-A AND STARBUCKS FOR USING FAKE, 'HOCKEY PUCK' EGGS

Panera is petitioning the FDA to provide a legal definition of an egg. The chain says breakfast sandwiches from rivals like Chick-fil-A...

 
 
 
Consumer complaint spurs tests; dog food recalled for Listeria

CONSUMER COMPLAINT SPURS TESTS; DOG FOOD RECALLED FOR LISTERIA

JustFoodForDogs LLC has recalled three frozen dog food flavors after laboratory tests confirmed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes...

 
 
 
CDC says contaminated coconut could still be in homes, stores

CDC SAYS CONTAMINATED COCONUT COULD STILL BE IN HOMES, STORES

There is an ongoing public health threat from frozen, shredded coconut linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened people in...

FDA APPROVES NEW INDICATION FOR BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM'S GILOTRIF IN EGFR MUTATION-POSITIVE NSCLC

The FDA granted Priority Review status to Gilotrif in evaluating this application.

 
 
 

FOLLOWING FDA APPROVAL FOR PAD, RA MEDICAL STEPS UP HIRING

Ra Medical only has five full-time salespeople on staff, but expects that to grow to 20 to 25 people later this year.

RIGEL PHARMA AWAITS FDA APPROVAL FOR TAVALISSE, BUILDS COMMERCIAL ORG FOR DRUG LAUNCH

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is set to rule on Tavalisse , an oral spleen tyrosine kinase inhibitor, for adult patients with...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Canada declares outbreak over; CDC, FDA still investigating

CANADA DECLARES OUTBREAK OVER; CDC, FDA STILL INVESTIGATING

Canadian officials said today an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is over, but U.S. officials are continuing to investigate...

 
 
 
Every New FDA Drug Approval in 2017

EVERY NEW FDA DRUG APPROVAL IN 2017

2017 was a busy year for the FDA. With 46 approvals, the year far outpaced the 22 approvals in 2016. We've already shown you every...

What's the story on FDA recalls?

WHAT'S THE STORY ON FDA RECALLS?

Let's start with the report issued by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General. Now that the Food...

 
 
 
Thorny details down on the farm still stalling FDA enforcement

THORNY DETAILS DOWN ON THE FARM STILL STALLING FDA ENFORCEMENT

In the seven years since the Food Safety Modernization Act became law, the question has always been the same. How is the Food and Drug...

FDA to delay enforcement on four FSMA rules

FDA TO DELAY ENFORCEMENT ON FOUR FSMA RULES

Some of the provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act will be delayed in implementation while FDA works through potential problems...