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Ingredients and Formulation: Processors Prepare for Reformulation War on PHOs

Producers are preparing for a possible reformulation war pending the FDA’s final announcement that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) and trans fats in processed foods no longer are “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS). 59 more words


FDA proposed E-Cigarette regulation leaked to industry first

After years of FDA foot-dragging amid calls for action on electronic cigarettes, an industry group nearly stole the agency’s thunder with an apparently leaked copy of an impending draft regulation.

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Mylan launches generic Ortho Evra patch

Mylan Inc’s US based subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals has launched Xulane (norelgestromin/ethinyl estradiol transdermal system 150/35 mcg per day), the generic version of… 194 more words

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New Findings on Food Poisoning

A recent report card released by the Centers for Disease  Control and Prevention is showing new information about rates of food poisoning in the United States. 278 more words

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OULIPOST POEM 18: Homoconsanantism

Today’s prompt from the Found Poetry Review’s Oulipost Project: Homoconsanantism!

“Choose a sentence or short passage from your newspaper to complete a homoconsonantism. In this form, the sequence of consonants in a source text is kept, while all its vowels are replaced.“ 162 more words


Murmurs, Rubs & Gallops-4/18/2014

JAMA Internal Medicine Blog contributors on what captured their attention this week.

Despite claims by e-cigarette companies, the role of these drug-delivery devices in smoking cessation remains unclear. 256 more words