The FDA suggested this week that the $3 billion infant formula industry consider proving its claims before selling the products.
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday warned women and their doctors that current screening tests for ovarian cancer are unreliable.
By Emily Wishingrad
Soaps and wash products labeled “antibacterial” can no longer be sold, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.
By Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News
A surprising ingredient — infant gas relief drops — may be contributing to the contamination of medical scopes nationwide.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Senators have a bipartisan deal to require labeling of genetically modified ingredients nationally, a week before a labeling law in Vermont goes into effect.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
A federal biosafety and ethics panel on Tuesday unanimously approved the first study in cancer patients of the genome-editing technology CRISPR/Cas9.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Despite new legal powers to compel recalls and sophisticated technology to fingerprint pathogens, the Food and Drug Administration allowed some food-safety investigations to drag on, placing consumers in jeopardy of death or serious illness, according to the inspector general's office…
By PBS NewsHour
The FDA rolled out new rules for nutrition labels on packaged foods and drinks Friday, designed to highlight the amount of “added sugar” and calories in a given product. The measures, which take effect this summer, are part of a…
By Darlene Superville, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Nutrition advocates have long asked for the added sugars line on the label because it's impossible for consumers to know how much sugar in an item is naturally occurring, like that in fruit and dairy products, and how much is…
By David Nather, Dylan Scott, STAT
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration issued a sweeping set of tobacco rules Thursday that would regulate electronic cigarettes, cigars and other products for the first time, despite resistance from industry groups that say the new rules would be…
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