New Bill Unvieled

The new bill had already unveiled and including how the FDA will benefit from it.

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3D Communications Broadens FDA and EMA Regulatory and Scientific Services

3D Communications is preeminent in preparing pharmaceutical, biotech and device companies for regulatory meetings with the FDA, EMA, and other regulatory agencies. It has just announced that it will expand its healthcare globally.

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FDA Releases New Standard on Manufactured Food

To uphold its mission and responsibility to keep US safe from any food contamination and other diseases relative thereto, United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that oversee food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold foods. These regulatory program standards also known as the Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS),

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Frozen Broccoli Cuts Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Frozen broccoli cuts have been recalled from 11 states that have been distributed with 1,800 cases which could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The infection affects young and old and can cause slight to severe infections with symptoms like high fever, abdominal pains and diarrhea to name a few aside from miscarriage and stillbirth.

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Whole Foods Recalls Sold Specialty Cheese in Florida and New York

Whole Foods is calling back its specialty cheese, Pecorino Aged Cheese in Walnut Leaves, that have been sold from its New York and Florida stores. The product, which tested positive for the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, may have a fatal impact on the health of its consumers. The company has already notified its retailers and distributors and alerted its consumers of the same.

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Walgreens Warns Theranos of Quitting Partnership Over Lab Problems

Walgreens has threatened to pull out of partnership with Theranos following the notice the latter received from the federal authorities regarding deficient medical practices. The drug retailer has given a 30-day ultimatum to its partner to clear their name, or their association gets terminated.

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Oxitec’s Gene Modified Mosquitoes Appear As Lone Mean To Fight Against Spread of Zika Virus

WHO on Thursday has warned for probable spread of Zika virus across the North and Central American countries. Ahead of rising concerns for Zika spreading, drug makers and scientists have commented that manufacturing of an appropriate vaccine may even require a decade. These warnings has opened a huge business potential for Oxitec, an Intrexon subsidiary. Oxitec’s gene modified mosquitoes are capable of ensuring security against Zika for large populations.

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FDA Panel In Favor of Opioid Implant to Treat Addicts

The FDA advisory panel has approved the use of an implant to help treat patients who are addicted to opiods. The implant will administer the drug slowly over a period of six months, but those opposed to the decision say that there are still problems with the implant that should be addressed before becoming approved for public use.

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FDA Seizes 90,000 Bottles of Supplement Diet Containing Heroin Like Kratom

FDA has been reported to seize 90,000 bottles of RelaKzpro branded diet supplement on Wednesday. The seizure has been conducted under Federal Food, Drink & Beverage Act following a suit filed by the US Department of Justice on behalf of FDA in the District Court. The suit accuses kratom containing diet supplements as adulterated due to unreasonable health hazards.

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FDA approves use of virus to treat melanoma

For the first time in history, the FDA has approved the medical use of a virus to treat people with cancer - specifically those suffering from skin cancer, or melanoma. The announcement was made through a news release by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on October 27, stating that Melanoma is the most widespread form of cancer in the country and will be responsible for the deaths of 10,000 people by the end of 2015.

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GNC Alleged of Selling Products Containing Illicit Substances

General Nutrition Corporation or GNC is on the hot seat as it is being accused of selling dietary supplements incorporated with illegal additives. Along with other sellers, GNC received notification letters from the New York Attorney General's office saying that it had been unable to verify several supplements contained in the label or some ingredients are not listed in the label.

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Former Merck & Co analyst enters guilty plea for insider trading

A former Merck and Co Inc financial analyst was sentenced to three years and a month in prison for insider trading charge by the US Attorney of New York.

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When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

The health warning on a MarkTen electronic cigarette package is 116 words long. That's much longer than the warnings on traditional cigarette packs in the United States.

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KFC faces pressure after McDonald's says no antibiotics in chicken

KFC, the world's largest chain of fried chicken restaurants, may face pressure from consumer and environmental groups to change how its poultry are raised after McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) said it would switch to chicken raised without human antibiotics.

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Costco working to end use of human antibiotics in chicken

Costco Wholesale Corp is working toward eliminating the sale of chicken and meat from other animals raised with antibiotics that are vital to fighting human infections, senior executives at the third-largest U.S. retailer told Reuters on Thursday.

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