Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd said no cases have been uncovered in New Jersey, but in a statement said “This is an ongoing investigation and the full scope of the affected patients and facilities is not yet known.”
The study found higher levels of arsenic in brown rice than white rice because of the way it’s processed. It also found higher levels of arsenic in rice produced in southern states than in rice from California or Asia.
The FDA says the New York state DEC closed the waters to harvesting on July 13 after several cases of people getting sick from eating raw or partially cooked shellfish from the area were reported.
Do you have any spicy tuna sushi in the fridge? Well beware, because there’s a big salmonella scare. 116 people nationwide — 24 in New York — have gotten salmonella after eating sushi, including nine in Suffolk County and two in Nassau County.
After years of debate, the Food and Drug Administration rejects a call to ban the chemical BPA in food packaging.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-sized canisters is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement.
The Food and Drug Administration has released a warning about a potential mix-up involving powerful prescription pills.
A U.S. senator is warning that a new batch of super painkillers now under review could lead to violent robberies.
“Really, it targets all of the major symptoms,” said creator Brenna Haysom. “The thing that’s special about is it works so quickly.”
The television personality drew a lot of heat in September when he claimed on his show that trace amounts of arsenic in apple juice may pose a health risk.
The FDA and a leading doctor are refuting claims by television show host Dr. Mehmet Oz that trace amounts of arsenic in many apple juice products pose a health risk.
State officials said Monday that the NY/NJ Baykeeper can go ahead with plans to establish an oyster colony at a protected pier at the Earle Naval Weapons Station in Monmouth County.
North Bergen orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lee Berger has designed the Ortho-tag, a chip programmed with patient information that can be scanned from outside the body with the wave of a wand.
Women will pay hundreds of dollars to get straight hair, but some members of Congress say they may be putting their health at risk and want the FDA to regulate products containing formaldehyde.
Facing pressure from the FDA, an Idaho sprout producer has recalled its alfalfa and spicy sprouts because they may be linked to 21 cases of salmonella poisoning, including some in New Jersey.