food and drug administration

FDA Approves Female Sex Pill, But With Safety RestrictionsThe Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.
FDA Clears First 3-D Printed Prescription DrugThe Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug made through 3-D printing: a dissolvable tablet that treats seizures.
Obama Cracking Down On Trans FatsThe Food and Drug Administration will require food companies to phase out artificial trans fats from almost all products over the next three years.
Obama Proposes New Gov't Agency To Make Americans' Food SaferPresident Barack Obama wants to create a new government agency dedicated to keeping the nation's food safe.
Petco Pulls Chinese Treats Amid Fears They Sickened AnimalsPetco has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide because of concerns they have sickened or killed thousands of pets.
FDA Going After Sellers of Pure Caffeine PowderThe Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses.
Powdered Alcohol? Not So Fast, Lawmakers SayPowdered alcohol hasn't even arrived in stores yet, but states already are moving to ban the product touted by its inventor as an easy way to mix a drink on the go.
Dead Teen's Parents Seek Ban On Caffeine PowderThe parents of an Ohio teen who died from an overdose of caffeine powder are urging federal regulators to ban sales of the stimulant, saying that children must be protected from a highly potent substance.
New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly EverythingLike it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.
Challenge To Obamacare On Contraceptives RejectedA federal appeals court on Friday rejected a challenge to Obamacare that would have enabled non-profit religious organizations to avoid government-approved contraception programs.
Gluten-Free Products Could Contain Harmful IngredientA growing number of people are turning to gluten free food, but many are unaware that it often contains a potentially harmful ingredient.
Anti-Addiction Groups Call For FDA Chief To Step Down Amid Painkiller Abuse EpidemicAnti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.