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HTDC explains FDA's new actions to prevent foodborne illnesses

The FDA is taking action to make sure the nation’s food system is safe. Instead of just responding to foodborne illnesses, it’s taking action to prevent it. 571 more words

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63% of Americans Actively Avoid Drinking Soda

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  • Sixty-three percent of Americans actively try to avoid soda, compared to 41 percent in 2002
  • Rates of soda consumption have been dropping for decades, and Americans now consume about the same amount they did back in 1986…
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OpenZika Researchers Continue Calculations and Prepare for Next Stage

The OpenZika researchers are continuing to screen millions of chemical compounds as they look for potential treatments for the Zika virus. In this update, they report on the status of their calculations and their continuing work to spread the word about the project. 1,783 more words


FDA Delays "Intended Use" Final Rule until March 2018

Late last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it was once again delaying implementation of the final rule issued January 9, 2017 related to amendments to its regulations regarding intended use (Final Rule). 439 more words


President Trump picks former FDA official to head food and drug agency

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has chosen a conservative doctor-turned-pundit with deep ties to Wall Street and the pharmaceutical industry to lead the powerful Food and Drug Administration. 494 more words


Kimberly-Clark Sued For Claiming Baby Wipes Are "Natural"

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NEW YORK (CBS NEWS) – Kimberly-Clark is facing a federal lawsuit for claiming that Huggies Natural Care Baby Wipes are “natural,” “gentle“ and “hypoallergenic.” That’s because the product contains a synthetic chemical called phenoxyethanol, which the Food and Drug Administration says “may cause vomiting and diarrhea” in infants. 272 more words