Tag: FDA

Santa Monica To Require Vaccines For Its Workforce

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SANTA MONICA—On Tuesday, July 27, the city of Santa Monica announced they will be requiring its municipal workforce to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once...

St. Johns Hospital Prepares For Vaccine

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SANTA MONICA—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light on the emergency use of another COVID-19 vaccine. Designed by Pfizer, the...

Food Safety, FDA Compliance And Silicone Seals

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UNITED STATES—All of the materials used in the food industry have to meet certain FDA standards. It's one reason silicone is so widely used...

FDA Authorizes Coronavirus Pool Testing

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AMERICA — On July 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization to Quest Diagnostics, allowing for sample pooling in...

Nationwide Recall of Children’s Robitussin and Dimetapp

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AMERICA- GSK Consumer Healthcare, a British multinational pharmaceutical company, issued a nationwide recall on Thursday, June 18 to: Retail Children's Robitussin®: Honey Cough and...

LAPD Urges To Get COVID-19 Rapid Test

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—May 18,2020 The Los Angeles Police department is asking city officials to purchase Coronavirus test kits that offer rapid result, despite being unsure...

FDA Authorizes Remdesivir To Treat COVID-19

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UNITED STATES—President Trump announced on Friday, May 1 that an emergency use of Gilead Science's experimental antiviral drug Remdesivir was authorized by the FDA...

Zantac Is Recalled By The FDA

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UNITED STATES—Both prescription and over the counter ranitidine drugs, known as Zantac have been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as of...

American Farmers Benefit From President Trump’s Executive Order

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UNITED STATES—President Trump signed an Executive Order on June 11 that will help eliminate delays, reduce development costs and modernize the regulatory framework for...

Costco Recalls Frozen Berries For Hepatitis A Contamination

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UNITED STATES—Costco Wholesale is recalling Kirkland's Signature,"Three Berry Blend," sold at three locations in United States which may have tested positive for Hepatitis A....

FDA Questions CBD Product Safety And Effectiveness

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UNITED STATES—On Friday, May 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a new hearing to obtain additional scientific data on cannabidiol (CBD) safety...

What Are We Really Putting On Our Skin?

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UNITED STATES—A short time ago, I prided myself on living a healthy lifestyle. I maintained a healthy diet; I encouraged everyone around me to...

Pietro’s Fight Celebrates FDA Approval Of Muscular Dystrophy Drug

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BROOKLYN, NEW YORK—In 2011, just before Dayna and Manni Scarso’s son, Pietro, turned three, they discovered his body was deteriorating from the inside out. The...

E. Coli Outbreak Discovered From Costco Chicken Salad

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CALIFORNIA—Nineteen people across seven states have been affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco’s chicken salads, according to the Food and Drug...

FDA Aims To Cut Out Trans Fat

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UNITED STATES—On Tuesday, June 16, the FDA ruled that trans fat is not "generally recognized as safe" for use in human food products. The...
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