News tagged with food safety
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(AP)—A consumer group pressing the Food and Drug Administration to remove the highest dose of an Alzheimer's disease drug from the market is suing the agency for "foot-dragging."
Medications Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—California health officials say they are investigating a foodborne illness outbreak associated with salmonella-tainted mangoes that has sickened 73 people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As Isaac bears down on the U.S. Gulf Coast, nearby residents should think ahead and look beyond batteries and flashlights when making their hurricane emergency plans, experts say.
Health Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. has scrapped a potential hepatitis C treatment after a patient participating in a test of the drug died of heart failure.
Medications Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ethical challenges are central to persistent "critical weaknesses" in the national system for ensuring drug safety, according to a commentary by former Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee members published today in the ...
Medications Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite the fact that car crashes are the leading cause of death for children older than three years in the U.S. and send more than 140,000 children to the emergency room each year, new research has found that low proportions ...
Health Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday measures to fight the "hidden epidemic" of hepatitis which kills more than one million people a year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Anil Kanade seems almost too stunned to speak about the deadly cancer recently found in his mouth, caused by his addiction to a popular Indian chewing tobacco that doctors say is fuelling an epidemic.
Addiction Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- On July 4th, many people will be firing up their grills and cooking food to eat outdoors, said Texas AgriLife Extension Service experts offering advice on both fire and food safety.
Health Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Europe last year saw its first drop in the number of toxic toys and skin-irritating textiles stacked on its supermarket shelves, more than half of them made in China, the EU said Tuesday.
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US food safety authorities on Thursday called a new case of mad cow disease in California "atypical" and said they were confident in measures to prevent the disease from spreading via animal feed.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- China's State Food and Drug Administration has suspended the sale of 13 drugs that it says are believed to have been made with capsules that contain excessive chromium.
Medications Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health officials announced Tuesday that birth controls pills containing drospirenone -- a man-made version of the hormone progesterone -- may be associated with a higher risk of blood clots ...
Medications Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol-A from all food and drink packaging, including plastic bottles and canned ...
Health Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Shoppers will continue to see the Fresh Local Produce sign in supermarkets, but stores will increasingly require growers to show proof of good agricultural practices, according to Penn State's College ...
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0