Pentagon Warns Military Not To Use Consumer DNA Kits Due To Security RiskAs more and more people are swabbing their cheeks for saliva samples in hopes of discovering their roots, the Pentagon is warning members of the military not to buy or use direct-to-consumer DNA kits.
Bay Area Patients Stung By Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments As FDA Looks To Clamp DownHundreds of clinics are popping up all over the country offering unapproved and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments.
Concord Company Warned By FDA For Illegally Selling CBD ProductsThe US Food and Drug Administration sent a warning to 15 companies, including a company in the East Bay, that have illegally sold cannabidiol products, better known as CBD, by adding it to food or marketing it as a dietary supplement.
Contra Costa Supervisors Unanimously Approve Ban On Sale Of All Vaping ProductsA ban on the sale of vaping products that have not been reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, cannabis vaping products and flavored tobacco products in unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County goes into effect next Monday.
Trump Proposes Ban On Flavorings Used In E-CigarettesPresident Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping.
Pet Food Express To Remove Pig Ear Dog Treats Linked To SalmonellaOakland-based pet retail chain Pet Food Express is removing all pig ear dog treats from stores after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration linked them to 127 cases of salmonella.
Ragú Recalls Pasta Sauce That May Contain Pieces Of PlasticFive types of Ragú pasta sauce sold nationwide are being recalled because they may contain plastic fragments, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.
Researcher: Possible Connection Between Diet And Canine Heart Disease Is ReversibleLate last month, the FDA released an update on a troubling trend: a surge in dogs diagnosed with a devastating heart disease who had eaten a certain diet.
Pig Ear Dog Treats Linked To Human Salmonella Infections In 13 StatesA multi-state outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella is being linked to contact with pig ear dog treats, authorities said Wednesday.
FDA Warns Of Possible Listeria Contamination Of French Brie Cheese 'L'Explorateur'The Federal Food and Drug Administration issued a warning that L'Explorateur Fromage Francais, a brie cheese from France may be contaminated with Listeria.
NorCal Startup Shuts Down After FDA Warning On 'Young Blood' Anti-Aging Treatments
Romaine Lettuce E.Coli Outbreak Tracked To Santa Barbara County Farm An E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, triggering a nation-wide warning not consume the leafy vegetable, has been tracked to a farm in Santa Barbara County, federal health officials announced Thursday.
Dozens More Cases Of Salmonella In California, Nation Linked To Recalled BeefEighty-seven more people, including 39 in California, have been sickened with salmonella linked to recalled beef products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
CDC: Central Coast Romaine Lettuce Still Off Limits After More IllnessesThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce from California's Central Coast amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce.
Romaine Lettuce Outbreaks Pressure Produce Industry To Step Up SafetyThe produce industry is confronting the failure of its own safety measures in preventing contaminations.