Tag: FDA

House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

WASHINGTON — Vape away. Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from new Food and Drug Administration rules…

2 years ago

FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

WASHINGTON — Popular foods like pie crusts, frostings and microwave popcorn will be largely rid of artery-clogging trans fats after…

3 years ago

FDA to recommend policy change to allow gay men to donate blood, with some restrictions

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that next year the agency will recommend lifting a ban on blood…

4 years ago

Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have…

4 years ago

FDA to revise nutrition facts label

Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read. The Food and Drug Administration…

5 years ago

FDA: Anti-bacterial soaps may not curb bacteria

After more than 40 years of study, the U.S. government says it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps…

5 years ago

FDA: Morning-after pill OK for ages 15 and up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill…

5 years ago

HIV test urged for 7,000 Oklahoma dental patients

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Health officials on Thursday urged thousands of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon to undergo hepatitis…

5 years ago