News tagged with safety advocates
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A searchable online map showing where in New Zealand cyclists have been injured as a result of car doors opening has been created by University of Otago injury prevention researchers.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
(AP) -- The news this week that a fake version of the cancer medicine Avastin has made its way into the United States highlights a longtime concern: There are few safeguards to make sure fake drugs can be ...
Medications Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Consumer safety advocates are questioning the Food and Drug Administration about seemingly incomplete and erroneous data used to affirm the safety of silicone breast implants last year.
Other Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Bill Marler updates his many blogs each day about the latest foodborne illness outbreak and travels the world delivering speeches, imploring the food industry to improve its safety measures. All this while working ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
(AP) -- The amount of lead allowed in toys and other children's products sold in the U.S. will soon be reduced to one of the lowest limits in the world. The move was praised by consumer advocates but denounced by critics ...
Health Jul 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0