FDA Advises Zika Screening For All US Blood CentersThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease.
Some Lawmakers Trying To Expand FDA’s Authority Over CosmeticsCosmetic companies are not required to report injuries or "serious adverse" reactions to the FDA.
Frozen Foods Recalled Over Listeria ConcernsHundreds of frozen food products are being recalled because of a possible listeria risk.
Consumer Reports: Natural Foods That Aren’tThe buzzword at supermarkets these days is “natural.” You see it on all kinds of packaged foods.
FDA Bans Chemical Found In Pizza BoxesThe Food and Drug Administration is banning chemicals found in pizza boxes.
FDA Recommends Approval Of New Drug To Treat Double ChinsAn FDA advisory panel unanimously recommends approval of an injectable drug called deoxycholic acid which dissolves fat. In studies of injections under the chin, MRI scans showed decreased fat over several weeks.
FDA Study Finds Little Evidence Of Antibiotics In MilkIn an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.
FDA Issues Warning As Peanuts Found In Cumin SpiceHundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice - a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies.
New Study Raises More Questions About Morcellator Device In Gynecologic ProceduresThere's growing concern a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.
FDA Discouraging Use Of Morcellator In Hysterectomy ProceduresAmy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.
Warning Issued For Men Being Treated For Low TestosteroneMillions of men are being treated for low testosterone. Prescriptions have doubled in the last four years with sales now reaching $1.6 billion. But now there are disturbing new allegations about a hidden danger.
FDA Moves To Regulate E-CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration is taking the first step toward regulating electronic cigarettes.