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Biohackers Disregard FDA Warning on DIY Gene Therapy

12/01 11:56 Anonymous 0

Despite a warning from the federal government about do-it-yourself gene therapy, two companies say they’ll continue offering DNA-altering materials to the public.But now a growing number of cases of DIY gene therapy are putting the health regulator in a difficult situation as individuals argue that no law stops them from self-administering the substances.

FDA tips for holiday food health, safety

FDA tips for holiday food health, safety

11/23 16:42 Anonymous 0

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has published food safety tips for a healthy holiday season.“The good news is that practicing 4 basic food safety measures can help prevent foodborne illness,” says Marjorie Davidson, a consumer educator at the FDA.

FDA approves first digital drug to track your meds

FDA approves first digital drug to track your meds

11/14 00:08 Anonymous 0

The sensor, embedded in the pill, sends information to the wearable patch that can be accessed on a phone or tablet.The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug in the US with a digital ingestion tracking system.

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Will FDA Be Forced To Eat Menu Labeling?

11/10 12:09 Anonymous 0

” The question is not the need, but the practical feasibility, of addressing obesity and related health issues through a national system of menu labeling.The Congress which enacted the ACA’s menu labeling requirements presumably concluded that the task of implementing such a system was both worthwhile and doable.

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Calorie Counts on Menus Will Be Fully Enforced by the FDA in 2018

11/08 18:04 Anonymous 0

Pizza delivery companies, for example, approached the FDA with concerns that the toppings would complicate calorie information.The FDA resolved this confusion by advising they post calorie information beside each buffet station or post one large display listing all the options available.

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FDA Cracks Down On Claims That Cannabis Can Cure Cancer « CBS Philly

11/07 03:29 Anonymous 0

By Ben Tinker
PHILADELPHIA (CNN) – The US Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on companies it says are making unsubstantiated claims that certain products made from marijuana can cure cancer.The FDA said the 25-plus products that are part of this crackdown include oil drops, capsules, syrups, teas, topical lotions and creams.

Food and drug chief Gottlieb skirts health secretary talk, says most effective at FDA

Food and drug chief Gottlieb skirts health secretary talk, says most effective at FDA

01/15 07:05 Anonymous 0

Food and Drug Commissioner Gottlieb attends interview at Reuters
HQ in New York
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By Toni Clarke

(Reuters) - U.Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott
Gottlieb, considered a potential successor to recently departed
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, said on Tuesday he
believed he could best serve the Trump administration in his
current role.