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2014-01-07 23:00:19

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net have launched a 2014 Topamax Center for parents who took the antiepileptic drug while pregnant. The site has compiled research on the drug’s side effects, as well as safety alerts for patients, and legal news for claims alleging birth...

2013-09-30 23:32:40

Filing of GranuFlo lawsuits is on the rise as the GranuFlo recall alleges serious side effect risk associated with GranuFlo use Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The GranuFlo recall lawyers at Baron and Budd are reviewing GranuFlo claims relating to the March 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte recall. A dialysis concentrate used during dialysis to help clean the blood, both GranuFlo and NaturaLyte are manufactured and marketed by Fresenius Medical Care, the world's largest provider...

2013-04-17 08:30:05

Attorney Derek Merman of The Merman Law Firm located in Houston, Texas is now assisting victims regarding the recently announced Medprep Consulting, Inc. voluntary recall. All products compounded at Medprep's Tinton Falls, New Jersey facility are being recalled because intravenous administration of a contaminated product can cause fatal infections. HOUSTON, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Derek Merman of The Merman Law Firm located in Houston, Texas is now assisting victims...

2012-11-15 08:27:55

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Food recalls occurred at an average rate of four a day in the third quarter of 2012 as documented by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforcement reports, according to the quarterly ExpertRECALL(TM) Index released today. This influx in recall activity affected nearly 8.5 million units of food and beverages, reflecting a 57 percent increase compared with the previous quarter. The pharmaceutical and medical device industries also recorded...

2012-05-14 06:26:48

INDIANAPOLIS, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical device recalls increased more than 160 percent in the first quarter of 2012, affecting more than five times as many units than the previous quarter, according to the quarterly ExpertRECALL(TM) Index, released today. Products impacted by the increase include alcohol prep pads, catheters, needles and latex gloves. Consumer product recalls also increased in the first quarter of 2012. Conversely, the ExpertRECALL Index found that pharmaceutical...

2011-11-03 08:12:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Food recalls in the third quarter affected nearly six times as many units as the previous three-month period, according to the quarterly ExpertRECALL(TM) Index, released today. The ExpertRECALL Index also found that pharmaceutical and medical device recalls increased while recalls for children's and infants' products and consumer goods hit surprising five-quarter lows. (Photo: <font size="2"...

2011-07-25 08:44:00

Report available for public review and comment SILVER SPRING, Md., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration report from its Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), available today in the Federal Register, identifies the current regulatory science needs that will guide CDER's strategic planning of internal research initiatives and contributions to the development of agency regulatory science efforts. (Logo:...

2011-07-05 11:15:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken significant steps to protect the nation's food supply in the six months since President Obama signed the landmark FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/DC30215) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The food safety act gave FDA a mandate to implement a system that is based on science and addresses...

2011-04-04 14:34:00

Improvements implement FSMA requirement SILVER SPRING, Md., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning today, consumers can search for food and other product recalls easier and quicker on FDA's website than previously. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) signed into law in January by President Obama called for a more consumer-friendly recall search engine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) To provide greater ease of use for consumers, the search...

2010-05-11 11:44:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today launched a program designed to educate health care providers about their role in ensuring that prescription drug advertising and promotion is truthful, and not misleading. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The Bad Ad Program is an FDA-sponsored educational outreach effort administered by the agency's Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising, and Communications...