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FDA recalls blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk

FDA RECALLS BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICINE DUE TO POTENTIAL CANCER RISK

A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure has been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration.

FDA ADCOMM BACKS GLAXOSMITHKLINE'S ONE-SHOT P. VIVAX MALARIA THERAPY

GlaxoSmithKline is close to ending a six-decade drought in relapse-preventing therapies for Plasmodium vivax-one of the most common...

 
 
 
Public overwhelmingly favors term ‘lab-grown' over ‘clean' meat

PUBLIC OVERWHELMINGLY FAVORS TERM ‘LAB-GROWN' OVER ‘CLEAN' MEAT

Consumer Reports, published by the 7 million-member nonprofit Consumers Union, last week reported on survey results showing the public...

FDA investigates Smucker-owned Big Heart over pentobarbital

FDA INVESTIGATES SMUCKER-OWNED BIG HEART OVER PENTOBARBITAL

An investigation into pentobarbital adulteration in canned, wet pet food manufactured by Big Heart Pet Brands Inc. remains “open and...

 
 
 

FDA AIMS TO FACILITATE GENE THERAPY DEVELOPMENT FOR HEMOPHILIA, RARE DISEASES

Posted on: 13 July 2018, Significant progress has been made in gene therapy research and development over the years, with promise...

With New Data, Amgen Tries Again for FDA OK of Osteoporosis Drug

WITH NEW DATA, AMGEN TRIES AGAIN FOR FDA OK OF OSTEOPOROSIS DRUG

More than a year after the FDA rejected Amgen's experimental osteoporosis drug due to safety concerns, the Thousand Oaks, CA, company...

 
 
 
FDA warns of possible link between food, canine heart disease

FDA WARNS OF POSSIBLE LINK BETWEEN FOOD, CANINE HEART DISEASE

Pet foods containing peas, lentils, other legume seeds or potatoes as main ingredients may be linked to cases of canine dilated cardiomyopathy...

FDA approves first drug to treat smallpox in case of terror attack

FDA APPROVES FIRST DRUG TO TREAT SMALLPOX IN CASE OF TERROR ATTACK

U.S. regulators Friday approved the first treatment for smallpox - a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago - in case the...

 
 
 
Dr. Scott Gottlieb: It is time for the FDA to be transparent about where the Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal was sold

DR. SCOTT GOTTLIEB: IT IS TIME FOR THE FDA TO BE TRANSPARENT ABOUT WHERE THE KELLOGG'S HONEY SMACKS CEREAL WAS SOLD

Yesterday I suggested that the FDA's Dr. Scott Gottlieb should be a bit more transparent on who produced, processed, transported and...

E. coli in canal water drew immediate attention from Yuma growers

E. COLI IN CANAL WATER DREW IMMEDIATE ATTENTION FROM YUMA GROWERS

Two weeks ago as the public was told that canal water was the likely source of the E. coli O157: H7 that caused the national outbreak...

 
 
 
FDA sends $32.5 million to states for help with produce safety rule

FDA SENDS $32.5 MILLION TO STATES FOR HELP WITH PRODUCE SAFETY RULE

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is funding 46 state agriculture departments and one territory with a total of $32.5 million to...

Elon Musk says he will help pay to fix the water in any house in Flint, Michigan that exceeds the FDA's accepted contamination levels

ELON MUSK SAYS HE WILL HELP PAY TO FIX THE WATER IN ANY HOUSE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN THAT EXCEEDS THE FDA'S ACCEPTED CONTAMINATION LEVELS

Elon Musk said on Wednesday he will help pay to fix the water in every house in Flint, Michigan, that has contamination levels above...

 
 
 
 
 
 

NUVASIVE UNVEILS NEWEST ADDITION TO LATERAL PROCEDURAL SOLUTIONS AT IMAST 2018

XLX ACR® receives FDA 510 clearance and broadens expandable portfolio to include lateral procedures SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/...

Federal court orders remedial action by Minnesota's Meech Dairy

FEDERAL COURT ORDERS REMEDIAL ACTION BY MINNESOTA'S MEECH DAIRY

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota has enjoined Todd & Patty Meech Dairy Farm and its co-owners from introducing...

 
 
 
Unfinished business: Keeping the focus on food safety

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: KEEPING THE FOCUS ON FOOD SAFETY

In just the past few months, outbreaks involving romaine lettuce, pre-cut melons and Honey Smacks cereal have reminded us that the...

Biogen, Eisai Claim Success in New Analysis of Failed Alzheimer's Study

BIOGEN, EISAI CLAIM SUCCESS IN NEW ANALYSIS OF FAILED ALZHEIMER'S STUDY

Biogen and Eisai are reporting encouraging data from a mid-stage study in Alzheimer's disease, reviving hopes for a drug and an approach...

 
 
 
POLITICO - Victims blame FDA for food-recall failures

POLITICO - VICTIMS BLAME FDA FOR FOOD-RECALL FAILURES

Thanks to my great clients for being willing to tell their stories. It put what the FDA does - and does not do - in context. Victims...