U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Will High Prices for Juul Pods Accomplish What the FDA and Mitch McConnell Can’t?

Last November, responding to pressure from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), e-cigarette maker Juul discontinued retail store sales of some of its flavored nicotine pods. The liquids, with ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued eight new safety alerts, comprising six related to product recalls, including one for an animal antibiotic; one regarding mortality rate among ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued five new safety alerts, three related to product recalls, one regarding a battery depletion issue in Medtronic pacemakers and one warning ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued five new safety alerts, three related to product recalls, one regarding a stent system and one warning of dangers related to ...
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FDA OKs Sales of Philip Morris IQOS Non-Burning Cigarette

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday announced that the agency has authorized U.S. sales of the IQOS tobacco-heating system from the U.S. arm of Philip Morris International ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued four new safety alerts, all related to product recalls, including a recall of a fentanyl (opioid) transdermal patch. The FDA issues ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety warning Monday to users of test strips to monitor health conditions like blood glucose and warfarin levels. The FDA issues ...
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FDA Wants to Bring Rapid Introduction of Cannabis, CBD Products Under Control

It's been a busy week at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It almost seems like the departing chief, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, wants to clear his desk before he ...
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Will Pacemakers and Other Medical Implants Be Hacked?

Last October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a call for comments to new guidance from the agency on the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of networked medical devices that can ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced two recalls, one related to contamination and the other to possible health risk to infants, children and people with weakened immune ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced four new voluntary recalls for three drugs and one medical device. The agency also released an update on an earlier notification ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a voluntary recall of 160 mg valsartan tablets used to control high blood pressure. The FDA issues safety alerts to provide ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated a voluntary recall on a wearable defibrillator designed to treat arrhythmias. The device, made by Zoll, was voluntarily recalled in January ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two new recalls, one related to potential salmonella contamination and the other a medical device used to improve near vision. The ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated three safety alerts related to medical products used in the United States. The updates are related to possible contamination and ...
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