Toxic Chemical Banned From Antibacterial Soap Is Still Legal In ToothpasteThe FDA has banned a controversial chemical found in antibacterial soap, but it turns out that ingredient is still legal in toothpaste.
FDA Bans Antiseptic Chemicals From Soaps, Finds No Proof They WorkThe federal government Friday banned more than a dozen chemicals long-used in antibacterial soaps, saying manufacturers failed to show they are safe and kill germs.
FDA Wants All Blood Donations Tested For Zika VirusThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday asked blood donation centers nationwide to test all donations for evidence of the Zika virus.
FDA-Approved Weight Loss System Flushes Food Directly From Stomach To ToiletThe FDA has approved a calorie-cutting weight loss device that lets people drain food from their stomachs before they digest it.
FDA Announces Crackdown On Electronic CigarettesThe federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new regulations for electronic cigarettes that could upend the multibillion-dollar industry and for the first time require e-cigarette makers to submit their products for a safety review.
‘This Free Life’ Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets LGBT Young AdultsA new anti-smoking campaign hopes to convince hundreds of thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young adults not to light up.
FDA Investigates Kellogg After Video Of Worker Urinating On Assembly Line SurfacesA criminal investigation is under way after a video surfaced online showing a man urinating on a Kellogg factory assembly line.
Cough Syrup Recalled Because It Contains MorphineThe makers of Master Herbs Cough Syrup have issued a voluntary recall of it's 'Licorice Coughing Liquid' because it contains morphine.
FDA Eases Restrictions On Blood Donations From Gay, Bisexual MenThe nation's three-decade-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men was formally lifted Monday, but major restrictions will continue to limit who can donate.
Feds Investigating Link Between Costco Chicken Salad And E.coli CasesCostco officials have removed packages of its rotisserie chicken salad from its store shelves while federal health officials investigate whether it is linked to 19 cases of E.coli in seven western states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.
FDA Approves Genetically Modified Salmon; 'Frankenfish' Fit For Human ConsumptionCritics call it “frankenfish,” but the Food and Drug Administration granted its approval on Thursday, saying the faster-growing salmon is safe to eat. It could be available in a couple of years.
FDA Clears Sale Of New Snus Smokeless Tobacco ProductsThe FDA cleared the sale of eight varieties of snus, or teabag-like pouches of loose tobacco, from Swedish Match. Snus is a spitless, moist powder. Users keep it under their lip and leave it there for it to release the nicotine slowly.