A panel of experts has released a comprehensive report detailing the ways in which the FDA should consider going about tackling the nation’s opioid crisis.
President Trump’s pick for head of the FDA, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, has deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry, receiving big bucks from drug makers.
The FDA has banned triclosan from antibacterial hand soap, but allows it to remain in toothpaste. Dentists’ opinions differ on the wisdom of that ruling.
The FDA is working with the C DC and local and state officials to investigate the recent string of sickened individuals caused by frozen strawberries sourced from Egypt.
The FDA has given Oxitec Ltd. approval to conduct a trial of mosquitoes genetically engineered to fight the Zika virus in the Florida Keys.
A FDA recently approved a new weight loss device which lets patients dump some of their stomach contents before the body absorbs it.
A report outlines how the FDA is slow in pulling products from the shelves, and may lead to a risk of disease and even death in the general population.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings for diabetes medications containing saxagliptin and alogliptin, linked to increased heart failure risk.
The American Nurses Association weighed in on products with the ‘natural’ label, telling the FDA that products containing genetically modified ingredients should not be labeled ‘natural.’
Most clinical trials are now funded by Big Pharma instead of NIH or other third parties. Concerns exist about drug safety, bias, and conflicts of interest.
What does Robert Califf becoming new commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration mean? It means the FDA has officially been bought by Big Pharma.
Following glaring reports and consumer worry, it appears that the U.S. FDA will being testing food for levels of the toxic herbicide chemical, glyphosate.
Professor Bruce Whitelaw has produced swine fever-resistant pigs through a new gene-editing technique., which he hopes will become FDA-approved.
The Food and Drug Administration has recently given a green light to a genetically modified potato engineered to resist a certain pathogen.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski will block Dr. Robert Califf’s candidacy as the new commissioner of the FDA because he fails to see dangers of approved GM salmon.
The Food and Drug Administration recently banned 3 chemicals used in food packaging, and 8 more food additives are on the chopping block.
GW Pharmaceuticals is expected to be given a green light for a cannabidiol drug (marijuana-based medicine) which shows promise in treating epilepsy.