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Bureaucracy, from e-cigs to internet neutrality

Apr 24, 2014
The FDA proposes a ban on the sale of e-cigs to minors and the FCC proposes new internet rules.
Posted In: Washington, D.C., regulations, fcc, FDA

The guy behind nutrition facts and energy guides

Mar 10, 2014
Burkey Belser has his own solution for the redesign.
Posted In: nutrition labels, FDA

Food labels will get their first makeover in 20 years

Jan 24, 2014
And that might change the food itself
Posted In: food labels, calorie, FDA

Is antibacterial soap actually making us sicker?

Dec 17, 2013
Antibacterial products are a billion dollar industry. But the FDA is asking makers of antibacterial soap to prove their product is more effective than regular soap.
Posted In: FDA, Antibacterial, soap

FDA orders 23andMe to stop selling DNA test kits

Nov 26, 2013
The problem with mail-order DNA tests.
Posted In: 23andMe, FDA, dna

Spit, genes and the FDA

Nov 25, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on the nation's biggest at-home DNA test kit company
Posted In: 23andMe, dna, genetic testing, FDA

Princeton to give out meningitis vaccine not approved in the U.S.

Nov 19, 2013
There have been seven cases of type B meningitis at the university since March.
Posted In: meningitis, FDA

Hunt is on for the last surviving trans fats

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.
Posted In: trans fat, FDA, Food

What's a Schedule II narcotic?

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.
Posted In: FDA, painkillers, drugs

FDA goes after makers of alternative diabetes treatments

Jul 24, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration says products marketed as natural or homeopathic treatments for diabetes can be dangerous.
Posted In: diabetes, FDA, health care

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