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FDA Powdered Caffeine FDA Powdered Caffeine: Families Join Senators On Capitol Hill Following Lost Loved Ones

The FDA is looking into powdered caffeine after families who lost loved ones to overdoses joined senators on Capitol Hill. One teaspoon of the caffeine, sold in powered form in stores, is equivalent to 28 cups of coffee, according to […]

Frozen Vegetable Recall Frozen Vegetable Recall: FDA Issues Product Codes - Do Your Products Match Listeria Notice?

A frozen vegetable recall has been issued for the second time this month on fifteen products sold at Costco and Meijer stores. Washington-based CRF Frozen Foods says it is recalling the products as a precaution after determining they may be […]

Recall Of Cashews Following FDA Warning Of Glass Shards

A recall of cashews for select products sold by Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. has been announced by the Food and Drug Administration due to the possible presence of small glass pieces. Customers who have purchased packs of Emerald 100 Calorie Pack Roasted […]

Drug Take-Back Day: Find out where to dispose unwanted drugs

The National Drug Take-Back Day allows you to dispose of unwanted drugs and remain anonymous. The free drug service is offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at collection sites across the nation. One major goal of the program is […]

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Berry Mix Farm

Hepatitis A outbreak has been linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend, which had caused 30 illnesses. The Food and Drug Administration and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday […]

$500 Million Penalty To Ranbaxy For Adulterated Drugs

A record $500 million in fines will be paid as a penalty by Ranbaxy USA for selling adulterated drugs and lying to federal regulators in a case that is part of an ongoing crackdown on the quality of generic drugs […]

New Diabetes Drug Canagliflozin By J&J To Enter Market

A new type 2 diabetes drug by Johnson & Johnson, called Canagliflozin, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) committee with a vote of 10 to 5. The Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drug Advisory Committee by a […]