Food and Drug Administration

Fresh Express Issues Recall
Fresh Express Incorporated has issued a recall of a limited number of cases of 10 oz. and 6 oz. Italian Salad with the already expired Use-by Date of March 26 and a Product Code of H071A11A due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported in association with…
FDA Aims To Cut Use Of Antibiotics In Livestock
Concerns over the use of antibiotics in America's meat is causing the Food and Drug Administration to push new guidelines in the use of drugs on farm animals.  The effort is focused on stopping the use of growth enhancers in livestock, which would slow a surge in human resistance to the dr…
FDA Okays Avandia For Diabetes Patients
The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia.
 
    The FDA's repeal is based on recent data suggesting that the much-debated medication does not increase the risk of heart attack.
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