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
Jan 10, 2013
So half the dose should mean half the price, right?
Jan 4, 2013
The long-awaited FDA rules focus on preventing outbreaks of food-borne illnesses, rather than tracking after the fact how they occurred.
Nov 15, 2012
Energy drinks are boosting sleepy beverage sales, even as the FDA investigates both Monster Energy and 5-hour Energy.
Oct 8, 2012
Pharmacies linked to meningitis outbreak not regulated by FDA.
Sep 19, 2012
Arsenic occurs naturally in soil, but also comes from manure and pesticides. Rice plants absorb higher levels of arsenic than other crops.
Jul 4, 2012
But some worry the cost could scare away people most at risk of infection.
Jun 18, 2012
Stricter regulations on what sunscreen packaging can say were supposed to go into effect today, just in time for summer. But a delay sought by the industry means they won't happen until the winter.