Monday, June 24, 2024

Tag: FDA

FDA classifies tara flour as adulterated, no longer permitted in food...

Therefore, the ingredient is considered illegal and will no longer be permitted in food items sold in the U.S.

Supreme Court’s abortion pill decision could set precedent for contraception rights

The implications of a broad ruling against the FDA's approval could extend far beyond mifepristone, setting a legal precedent that invites challenges to other medical treatments.

FDA approves first oral treatment for postpartum depression

In clinical trials, drug manufacturers Sage Therapeutics and Biogen said the zuranolone pill quickly reduced postpartum symptoms such as depression and other cognitive issues.

FDA approves lab-grown chicken for first time

The FDA's approval determined that a California company's lab-grown meat is safe to eat, but will need to go to the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service next.

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”

Senate urged to reject Biden’s ‘poor choice’ for FDA chief over...

"The Senate... must reject Califf's nomination and demand that Biden nominate an individual who has been dedicated to advancing public health."

McKinsey never told the FDA it was working for opioid makers...

The consulting giant was helping Purdue Pharma and Johnson & Johnson fend off FDA regulations even as it helped shape FDA drug policy.

FDA-required tests on puppies slows progress to Covid treatment

Dosing puppies with drugs designed for humans won’t make people safer. In fact, it poses serious risks to human health.

Masks sold by former White House official to Navajo hospitals don’t...

New information from the Indian Health Service calls into question why the agency purchased expensive medical gear that it now cannot use as intended.

FDA failed to make sure opioid prescriptions were safe, documents show

"FDA has tools that could mitigate opioid risks more effectively if the agency would be more assertive in using its power to control opioid prescribing, manufacturing, and distribution."

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Hate crime or isolated incident? Texas woman charged with attempted murder of Palestinian-American child

A shocking case in Euless, Texas, where a woman attempted to drown a 3-year-old Palestinian-American child, has sparked demands for a hate crime investigation amid rising anti-Muslim sentiments.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

MAGA bottom line: less about grievance, policy or values than know-it-all, esteem-buoying Trumpian absolutism

Trump steps up Nixonian arrogance (“if a president does it, that makes it legal”) into imperial privilege – if Trump the genius says it, that makes it true.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.