Nov 7, 2013
The FDA says trans fat is officially bad, and that poses a challenge to makers of processed foods that still depend on them.
Oct 25, 2013
Painkillers are some of the most abused drugs on the market. The FDA has been looking for ways to stem that abuse.
Jul 24, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration says products marketed as natural or homeopathic treatments for diabetes can be dangerous.
Jun 5, 2013
The FDA is expected to take another look at controversial diabetes drug Avandia after researchers at Duke have concluded the drug doesn't increase the risk of cardiovascular death as previously reported.
Apr 16, 2013
OxyContin is supposed to come off patent and generic drug makers are excited. But, the FDA may put a stop to it all to wait for safer pills.
Mar 28, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration is putting together clearer guidelines for medical apps that need to be approved.
Mar 8, 2013
Wrigley plans to start selling “Alert” gum next month -- that is, gum with caffeine. Gum sales overall are down, and “energy” products are booming. But cities, states and the FDA are investigating caffeine marketing to kids.
Mar 5, 2013
Public anger over unsafe food and drugs is widespread in China. The country's new leader, Xi Jinping, is setting up an agency equivalent to America's Food and Drug Administration to tackle the problem.
Jan 29, 2013
With addiction to pain pills at epidemic levels, the Food and Drug Adminstration is taking action