FDA Issues Warning About AvocadosThe Food and Drug Administration is warning people to thoroughly wash the outside skin of every avocado, even though we just eat the inside.
E-Cigarette Maker Juul Pulling Flavored Pods From StoresE-cigarette maker Juul is taking steps to keep its products away from kids. The company said Tuesday it’s pulling its flavored pods from more than 90,000 stores nationwide, including convenience stores and tobacco shops.
FDA Approves First New Flu Drug In DecadesFor the first time in 20 years, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to fight the flu.
FDA Issues Warning About Potentially Contaminated Raw Oysters From CanadaThe FDA says the oysters were distributed to New York, California, Alaska, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Washington State.
FDA Issues Warning About Dangers Of Tattoo Ink Following Consumer ComplaintsThere are currently no federal regulations pertaining to tattoo inks and the FDA said it is not planning on implementing any.
Schumer Wants FDA To Take Close Look At Caffeinated Peanut ButterU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants the Food and Drug Administration to investigate a new caffeinated peanut butter that targets the athletic and fitness market.
Sen. Schumer Proposes Regulations For Liquid E-Cigarette ContainersSchumer was joined by Dr. Maida Galvez and students from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine to urge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require child-proof safety caps and clear warning labels on the liquid containers.
Schumer: Ban 'Dangerous' Yoga Mat Chemical From FoodsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration should ban a chemical used to make yoga mats from also being used in food, Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday.
Report: Calorie Counts Coming To Millions Of Vending Machines NationwideOffice workers in search of snacks will be counting calories along with their change under new labeling regulations for vending machines included in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.
Rep. Israel Calls On FDA To Expedite Study Into Potentially Carcinogenic Turkey DrugAn arsenic-based drug called nitarson is given to turkeys to prevent a disease in the birds and the FDA is looking into whether to drug elevates the arsenic level in the mean beyond what would occur naturally.
FDA: Rodent Hair, Salmonella Detected In Some Imported Spices Testing of imported spices between 2007 and 2010 also showed that spices were twice as likely as other inspected foods to be contaminated with salmonella.
FDA Says 29 People Sickened By Vitamin Supplements From L.I.At least 29 people were sickened by Purity First Health Products' B-50 vitamin supplement because of traces of anabolic steroids, the FDA said. The product is sold in stores and online.
Schumer Calls On FDA To Change Prescription Drug Labels In Effort To Warn Pregnant WomenSchumer was joined by New York doctors on Sunday to call for a nationwide plan to combat the trend of babies being born addicted to prescription drugs or other opiates.