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Food and Drug Administration: Agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics, animal foods & feed and veterinary products.

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Sanofi recalls popular heartburn drug Zantac as FDA investigates probable carcinogen

Sanofi said it will voluntarily recall Zantac as the drugmaker and FDA investigate the source of NDMA, a probable carcinogen.
USATODAY.com - Published

FDA: Arsenic in rice won't harm immediate health

FDA testing revealed levels of inorganic arsenic in rice may not cause immediate health risks; but one expert notes developing children may want to vary diets
CBS News - Published

Videos for Food and Drug Administration

Drugmakers in spotlight as GSK recalls Zantac [Video]Drugmakers in spotlight as GSK recalls Zantac

Drugmakers were in the spotlight Wednesday as GSK recalls Zantac after U.S. regulators found probable cancer-causing impurities in the drug. Also in the U.S.: a jury says Johnson & Johnson must pay $8..

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Cancer Scare Triggers GSK To Pull Popular OTC Heartburn Med [Video]Cancer Scare Triggers GSK To Pull Popular OTC Heartburn Med

Reuters reports GlaxoSmithKline is recalling the popular heartburn medicine Zantac in all markets. The pharmaceutical giant said it was doing so as a “precaution." The announcement came days after..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Pharmacy Chains Pull Heartburn Drug Zantac From Shelves [Video]Pharmacy Chains Pull Heartburn Drug Zantac From Shelves

In September, the Food and Drug Administration warned that a heartburn drug may contain a cancer-causing chemical. Over the weekend, the chain pharmacy CVS announced it would stop selling all versions..

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'Don't know cause' of vaping-related illnesses: CDC [Video]'Don't know cause' of vaping-related illnesses: CDC

Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday told a Congressional panel that the cause of vaping-related deaths was unknown and that 'no single product, brand,..

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Opioid Crisis Demands Naloxone Be Available To All Americans, Without A Prescription [Video]Opioid Crisis Demands Naloxone Be Available To All Americans, Without A Prescription

The US has long been in the throes of a deadly opioid crisis. Tens of thousands have died from overdosing on prescription painkillers, as well as heroin and fentanyl. US Surgeon General Jerome Adams..

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U.S. Senators Call On FDA To Ban E-Cigarettes Immediately [Video]U.S. Senators Call On FDA To Ban E-Cigarettes Immediately

U.S. senators have urged the Food and Drug Administration to immediately remove all e-cigarettes from the market. The bipartisan group has called for the ban until it can be proven the products are..

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US FDA Proposes New Rule For E-Cigarette Makers [Video]US FDA Proposes New Rule For E-Cigarette Makers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule for e-cigarette makers. The rule would require them to maintain records related to the legal marketing status of their products. It also ensures..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

New York May Ban Flavored E-Cigs [Video]New York May Ban Flavored E-Cigs

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. The move comes after a surge in mysterious vaping-related illnesses associated with at least six deaths and renewed..

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Are E-Cigarettes Safe? [Video]Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

E-cigarettes were introduced in 2007. Mother Nature Network reports they were billed as a safe alternative to conventional tobacco cigarettes. Since then various studies have found that these e-cigs..

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'We're trying to help people' - says vape shop as NJ Gov. creates task force to combat vaping [Video]'We're trying to help people' - says vape shop as NJ Gov. creates task force to combat vaping

'I don't know anybody that has died from vaping the right stuff,' says owner at iVape, as NJ expects to announce vaping restrictions within weeks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Trump admin to ban flavored e-cigarettes [Video]Trump admin to ban flavored e-cigarettes

U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official, Alex Azar, said the Food and Drug Administration intends to remove all..

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Romney Wants E-CIG Recall [Video]Romney Wants E-CIG Recall

Senator Mitt Romney of Utah has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider recalling e-cigarettes. This comes in the wake of at least 6 deaths by people who used vaping products. Over..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Sixth U.S. vaping-related death reported [Video]Sixth U.S. vaping-related death reported

With six vaping-related deaths now reported in the U.S., former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and public health officials around the U.S. are sounding the alarm about the dangers of..

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Parents speak out about the risks of vaping [Video]Parents speak out about the risks of vaping

Tim and Ruby Johnson are urging that all children be educated about the dangers of vaping after their daughter nearly died from vaping-associated pneumonia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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Just How Safe Are E-Cigarettes? [Video]Just How Safe Are E-Cigarettes?

How safe are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes were introduced to the U.S. market in 2007, billed as a safe alternative to conventional tobacco cigarettes. Researchers found that almost all e-cigarette vapor..

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What's behind the rising death toll from vaping?

Two more people have died in Minnesota from vaping-related illnesses. While both the CDC and the FDA have issued warnings for people to avoid vaping, the underlying cause of the deaths and more than..
CBS News - Published

Blue Bell recalls some Butter Crunch ice cream for possible foreign object

The FDA confirmed Blue Bell is recalling some batches of Butter Crunch ice cream for the discovery of a possible foreign object.
USATODAY.com - Published

Zantac and its generic version found with chemical that could lead to cancer

There are increasing concerns about the popular heartburn drug Zantac and its generic version because of a chemical that could lead to cancer. Three large pharmacy chains in the U.S. recently pulled..
CBS News - Published

Chemical found in Zantac raises concerns

The FDA recently warned about a potentially dangerous impurity in the popular heartburn drug Zantac. The nation's three largest pharmacy chains reacted by pulling it from store shelves. Dr. Jon LaPook..
CBS News - Published

GSK recalls popular heartburn drug Zantac globally after cancer scare

GlaxoSmithKline on Tuesday said it is recalling the popular heartburn medicine Zantac in all markets as a "precaution", days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found "unacceptable" levels of..
Reuters - Published

FDA finds cancer-causing chemical in heartburn medicine Zantac

Small amounts of a cancer-causing chemical have been found in the popular heartburn medication Zantac, as well is in generic forms of the drug, known as Ranitidine. The FDA is not issuing a recall and..
CBS News - Published

How does CBD affect your sleep? An expert weighs in

Dr. Thanuja Hamilton of Avocare Sleep Physicians of South Jersey weighs in on the impact CBD could have on your sleep. Hamilton said it's not yet clear if there are contaminants or pesticides in CBD..
CBS News - Published

F.D.A. Approves New H.I.V.-Prevention Drug, but Not for Women

Citing a lack of evidence, the agency will require Gilead to conduct further trials in women.
NYTimes.com - Published

Zantac recall continues as FDA investigates

Walmart has become the latest store to halt sales of the popular heartburn treatment Zantac after health regulators warned about a potentially dangerous contaminant in the drug. (Oct. 4)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Breakthrough Status, Collateral Damage

Scott Pelley follows patients in a Duke clinical trial of a new cancer therapy that the FDA has granted breakthrough status; and, Bill Whitaker reports on how the U.S. fight against Chinese espionage..
CBS News - Published

Walmart pulls Zantac amid growing worries over cancer link

Retailer is suspending all over-the-counter ranitidine products, including Zantac and Equate, following FDA alert
CBS News - Published

Zantac pulled over cancer risk: What we know

CVS and Walgreens suspended sales of Zantac after the FDA said it found small amounts of a probable carcinogen. Here's what we know.
USATODAY.com - Published

AstraZeneca's combo lung disease therapy fails to win FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve AstraZeneca Plc's combination therapy to treat smoker's lung, the drugmaker said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Zantac Sales Halted by Walgreens and CVS Over Carcinogen Fears

The pharmacy chains pulled the heartburn medication from shelves after the Food and Drug Administration warned that it had detected low levels of a cancer-causing chemical in samples of the drug.
NYTimes.com - Published

FDA issues warning letters to websites selling illegal opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration jointly issued warning letters to four online networks for illegally marketing unapproved versions of opioid..
Reuters - Published

CVS pulls Zantac, which contains ranitidine, from the shelves over possible link to cancer

CVS Pharmacy will quit selling heartburn drug Zantac and generic ranitidine products during an ongoing FDA investigation in possible cancer risks.
USATODAY.com - Published

FDA cautions dog owners about Performance Dog raw pet food salmonella, listeria concerns

The Food & Drug Administration is recalling some raw pet food over concerns of salmonella and listeria contaminations.  
USATODAY.com - Published

CVS pulls Zantac and its generic brand over possible cancer link

The FDA said people shouldn't panic, but suggests switching to another over-the-counter drug while the agency tests more samples
CBS News - Published

FDA proposes rule over record-keeping for vape makers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a proposed rule for e-cigarette makers, requiring them to maintain records related to the legal marketing status of their products.
Reuters - Published

Can vaping trigger seizures? Health officials investigate risks

The FDA is investigating dozens of reports of seizures among e-cigarette users, mostly young people
CBS News - Published

FDA launches TV ads featuring magician to fight teen vaping

The Centers for Disease Control says more than 1 in 5 high school students and nearly 1 in 20 middle school students vape
CBS News - Published

E-cigarette maker Juul to spend $30M to combat teen vaping

The announcement comes one day after the FDA said it was cracking down on teens' use of the devices
CBS News - Published

Fed watchdogs warn vaping companies over marketing practices

FTC and FDA say social media posts promoting "e-liquids" must include required federal warning about nicotine
CBS News - Published

Outgoing FDA head says strict action on e-cigs may be needed

Scott Gottlieb spoke to CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook about the dangers of e-cigarettes
CBS News - Published

Vaping much better smoking cessation aid than gum, patches: Study

Major British study could help doctors decide what to suggest to smokers and up pressure on FDA to more tightly oversee the booming vaping industry
CBS News - Published

'In desperate need of facts.' FDA launches criminal probe as vaping illnesses jump to 530

The FDA is investigating the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses as the number of confirmed cases jumps to 530, CDC says
USATODAY.com - Published

Novartis halts distribution of generic heartburn medication

The maker of a generic version of Zantac is halting distribution. It comes after an FDA warning about a possible cancer-causing chemical found in Zantac and related heartburn medications. Dr. Jon..
CBS News - Published

Peanut allergy treatment could protect patients from life-threatening reactions

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel is recommending approval of the first drug to treat life-threatening peanut allergies. It affects about 1.2 million children. As Dr. Jon LaPook reports, the..
CBS News - Published

Zantac contains a cancer-causing chemical, FDA says

U.S. agency found low levels of a "probable" cancer-causing chemical in Zantac and generic heartburn medications
CBS News - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising..
Reuters - Published

FDA finds small amounts of probable carcinogen in Zantac and other heartburn drugs

The FDA tested ranitidine heartburn medications and found small amounts of a probable carcinogen. The agency has not recommended the drugs be recalled
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump's crackdown on flavored vaping products unlikely to take effect soon

President Trump says a ban on most flavored vaping products is the right response to what health officials call an "epidemic" of e-cigarette use by teenagers. A recent jump in illnesses linked to..
CBS News - Published

Trump administration announces plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes from market

U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official said the Food and Drug Administration intends to remove all flavored..
Reuters - Published

Michael Bloomberg rips FDA for teen vaping epidemic

The billionaire philanthropist is pledging $160 million to the fight against vaping and flavored e-cigarettes
CBS News - Published

Austrian doctor sues FDA for seizing U.S. patients' abortion drugs

Calls agency's move "unconscionable" and "unconstitutional"; FDA says she's breaking federal law by providing the drugs
CBS News - Published

FDA sends warning letter to Juul Labs

Federal health authorities say vaping giant Juul Labs illegally pitched its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking, including in a presentation at schools. The FDA on Monday issued a..
CBS News - Published

Juul under fire from federal regulators for vaping safety claims, marketing to teens

Juul representative told students at a school presentation that Juul “was much safer than cigarettes" and that “FDA would approve it any day."
USATODAY.com - Published

FDA shoots down Juul claims that vaping is safer than smoking

Federal watchdog says vaping company hasn't proven that its products are less harmful than cigarettes
CBS News - Published

Juul Violated Federal Rules by Marketing Vaping Products as Safer Than Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says

The agency sent a warning letter to the company. In a separate letter, it also requested more information about the company’s outreach to students, health insurers, employers and Native American..
NYTimes.com - Published

Who’s Missing From Breast Cancer Trials? Men, Says the F.D.A.

Men do get breast cancer, but they account for fewer than 1 percent of patients and often receive inadequate care.
NYTimes.com - Published

The rise of plant-based "milk"

Americans today are drinking 37% less milk than they did 50 years ago, while the market for plant-based milk has skyrocketed in recent years. But is the beverage derived from plants like almonds and..
CBS News - Published

Vaping oversight is a top concern: HHS, FDA, CDC

We are using every tool to end the youth e-cigarette epidemic and investigate respiratory illnesses associated with vaping, say the HHS, FDA and CDC
USATODAY.com - Published

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping

U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states.
Reuters - Published

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet?

CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.
USATODAY.com - Published

The opioid epidemic: Who is to blame?

Doctors, distributors, drug lobbyists, the FDA — who is responsible for the scourge of opioid addictions? "60 Minutes" has spent two years investigating
CBS News - Published

Did the FDA ignite the opioid epidemic?

A drug manufacturer denounces his own industry and explains to 60 Minutes how a label change by the FDA expanded the use of opioids. Bill Whitaker reports.
CBS News - Published

FDA investigating spike in severe lung illnesses among vape users

Federal health officials are investigating a sharp new increase in the number of severe lung illnesses possibly linked to vaping. They're now looking into 153 cases, most involving adolescents and..
CBS News - Published

FDA wants to put graphic images on cigarette packs

The federal government is taking a bold new step to try and shock smokers into quitting. The Food and Drug Administration wants to put about a dozen new graphic warnings on packs of cigarettes to show..
CBS News - Published

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