U.S. Food and Drug Administration

America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued five new safety alerts since the end of July, four related to product recalls and an update to previously issued alerts ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued six new safety alerts since mid-July, four related to product recalls and two safety communications, one of which is related to ...
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The Artificial Sweetener in Your Favorite Diet Drink Could Be Dangerous

A new report published last week charges that the most widely used sugar substitute in the world may not be as safe as consumers have been told. Aspartame, an artificial ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 11 new safety alerts since the end of June, and 10 are related to product recalls, including two for over-the-counter eye ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 17 new safety alerts since the end of May, 14 related to product recalls including one for an infant formula power ...
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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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