UPMC, AHN To Follow FDA, CDC Recommendation To Pause Johnson And Johnson VaccineAfter the FDA and CDC's recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the Pittsburgh area is already seeing the impact.
Pet Food Recalled Again, This Time Over Salmonella RiskThree months after Midwestern Pet Foods recalled some of its products because of a risk of aflatoxin poisoning, the company is pulling dozens more of its pet foods off the shelves. The concern this time is salmonella.
COVID-19 Vaccines: FDA Set To Discuss Single-Dose Johnson & Johnson VaccineAn FDA committee will meet on Friday to discuss the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
CDC Issues Warning, Links Certain Cheeses With Multi-State Listeria OutbreakThe CDC is investigating a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to fresh and soft cheeses such as queso fresco, queso blanco and queso panela.
Pitt Teams With FDA To Develop Therapies, Technology To Help Those With Vision LossResearchers at the University of Pittsburgh are teaming up with the Food and Drug Administration to help those with vision loss.
FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization For Moderna COVID-19 VaccineThe U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal Friday.
FDA Vaccine Advisory Committee Recommends Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use AuthorizationThe FDA's vaccine advisory committee met in a daylong session to discuss Moderna's mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, just one week after Pfizer's vaccine received emergency use authorization.
FDA Advisory Panel To Consider Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine NextThe Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is next to come before the FDA for emergency use authorization.
CDC To Vote On Pfizer Vaccine This MorningThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for the Prizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. A CDC committee will vote on the vaccine in a meeting later Saturday morning.
Recall Issued After Depression Medication And Erectile Dysfunction Drug End Up 'Inadvertently Packaged Together'The tablets were "inadvertently packaged together" when they were bottled by a third-party vendor.
FDA Announces Romaine Lettuce Recall Over E. Coli ConcernsRomaine lettuce is under recall once again due to potential E. coli contamination.
Parsley Products Recalled Over Potential Salmonella ContaminationSome spices and herbs are being recalled because of a potential Salmonella contamination.
Widely-Used Diabetes Drug Recalled Due To High Levels Of Cancer-Causing AgentA widely-used diabetes drug has been recalled after manufacturers found it contained unacceptably high levels of a cancer-causing contaminant.
Packaged Fruit Sold At Walmart Recalled Due To Possible ListeriaPackaged fruit sold by Walmart is being recalled due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Hand Sanitizer Recalled Over Mislabeling That Reads 'Edible Alcohol’Another hand sanitizer is under recall due to a mislabeling problem that could have health and safety consequences for children.