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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.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is writing federal regulators, asking them to crack down on the use of the pointers outside of their intended use in office presentations.
The findings being published Tuesday have implications beyond heart health, suggesting another strategy to curb the nation’s obesity epidemic fueled by a high-calorie, super-sized environment.
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.
A new proposal would set the first maximum standard for arsenic in apple juice as the Food and Drug Administration continues to test for the substance.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat Evergreen Produce brand alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts because they may be linked to 20 cases of salmonella poisoning.
Sen. Schumer was at the Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center to promote the “Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act,” which would require drug makers to notify the FDA when a shortage of raw materials or other problem would likely cause a medication shortage.
The FDA has recalled 138 pounds of cilantro, distributed to six locations on Long Island and New York City, from Satur Farms in Cutchogue because of possible salmonella contamination.
Some local mothers have been driven to a frenzy after the formula was pulled from Brooklyn store shelves.
The FDA today approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective in treating the debilitating immune system disorder.
The long battle over the controversial pill is now the subject of even more controversy.
Some Albany lawmakers want manufacturers to prove to the FDA that e-cigarettes are an effective smoking cessation aid in order to sell them to adults.
Bronx State Senator Jeff Klein said his office was able to purchase drinks like Four Loko online. He said sites were charging up to seven dollars per can by advertising them as collector’s items.
The Food and Drug Administration says major brands of caffeinated alcoholic drinks should be off store shelves by mid-December.
The manufacturer of popular caffeinated alcohol drink Four Loko said Tuesday it will remove the caffeine from its products, pulling the blend off the market just as the FDA is poised to ban it.