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GreenspaceThe Food and Drug Administration's public comment period for labeling requirements for a genetically engineered salmon ended not so quietly, with a flurry of press releases leading up to Mondayâs deadline. They included an announcement by a group of...
Booster ShotsConcerned about the strength of teeth-whitening chemicals and by the growing number of non-dental venues through which theyâre being sold, the American Dental Assn. today asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to evaluate the compounds for safety...
GreenspaceAs large, visible oil slicks on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico disappear, BP is scaling back its clean-up, with fewer ships scouting for oil and fewer people scouring beaches for slicks. Crews are pulling up boom in areas......
GreenspaceThe reopening of a broad swath of Louisiana waters this week to fishing and shrimping won't salvage the livelihoods of many Gulf of Mexico fishermen this season after the devastating effects of the catastrophic BP oil spill. The lifting of......
GreenspaceIs Louisiana seafood safe to eat? U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg on Friday heartily endorsed the decision of Louisiana fisheries officials to reopen wide swaths of state coastal waters to commercial fishing and shrimping....
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it has approved the sale of the emergency contraceptive pill, Plan B One-Step, without a prescription for females ages 15 and older. The action comes roughly three weeks after a federal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trail mix. Potato chips. And now gum. With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the Food and Drug Administration says it's time to investigate their safety. The FDA's new look at added caffeine...
The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Agency endured heavy criticism Tuesday as House members accused the agency of failing to act on complaints against the New England Compounding Center, the Massachusetts firm linked to an outbreak of deadly meningitis....
One of the most promising frontiers in healthcare is biologic medicines — complex substances derived from living cells that can help fight chronic diseases and cancers. To encourage investment in biologics, Congress in 2010 gave drug companies...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Diners will have to wait a little longer to find calorie counts on most restaurant chain menus, in supermarkets and on vending machines. Writing a new menu labeling law "has gotten extremely thorny," says the head of the Food and...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn 1960, a young inspector for the Food and Drug Administration faced down a powerful drug company by rejecting its application to sell a morning-sickness drug in the United States. The company, Richardson-Merrell, griped about her repeated demands for...
A nutrition advocacy group joined with scientists and health agencies Wednesday to ask the federal government to decide just how much sugar is “safe” in sodas, raising the bar in its crusade to curb the “dangerously high” amounts...
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