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Federal Register Highlights - 8/24/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for August 24, 2016:

PROPOSED RULE: The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) proposes amendments to the procedures used by the public to obtain information from the Bureau under the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act of 1974, and in legal proceedings. 2,083 more words

Daily Updates

'Tentative' FDA Nod to Trokendi XR for Migraine Prevention

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted tentative approval to expand the label for an extended-release formulation of topiramate (Trokendi XR, Supernus Pharmaceuticals), approved for epilepsy, to include prophylaxis of migraine headache in adults, the company announced. 288 more words

NEWS

Some Lawmakers Trying To Expand FDA’s Authority Over Cosmetics

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Cosmetic companies are not required to report injuries or “serious adverse” reactions to the FDA.

Some lawmakers are now pushing to change that, but companies disagree on how far new rules should go. 320 more words

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... How Many Mamograms does Planned Murderhood actually Perform ? [#F.D.A.]...

.. would you believe … zero ! ..

.. absolutely none . The Food and Drug Administration maintains a list of every mammogram provider in the country . 29 more words

Personal Opinion

Lawmakers Push For Harsher Make-Up Regulations, Consumer Protection

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– The items in your make-up bag could be bad for your health and lawmakers are taking action.

When you walk through the make-up aisle and peruse through hair care products what you’re buying isn’t federally regulated and could potentially harm you, CBS2’s Magdalena Doris reported. 263 more words

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Few foreign shipments inspected, even less rejected at U.S. ports

The hepatitis A outbreak is shining a light on the imported food industry, with scallops from the Philippines fingered as the likely source.

We spend some time researching food imports to find out how much contaminated foreign seafood is caught at U.S. 435 more words

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Opinion: In the Zika fight, it's time for mosquitoes that kill mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are the most lethal creatures on the planet. They kill millions of people every year by spreading diseases like dengue, yellow fever and malaria. 667 more words

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