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2014-08-20 23:02:11

The Firm is evaluating potential power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As concerns regarding the health risks potentially associated with the use of power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) in gynecological surgery continue to grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that two U.S. Senators from New York are urging...

2014-08-20 23:01:14

Microscan’s upcoming Lunch & Learn event will review FDA UDI requirements and introduce methods for ensuring quality barcodes, labels, and marks that meet the demands of the FDA and the expectations of consumers. Renton, WA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, announces that it will host a half-day educational training event titled “Ensuring the Best Codes for FDA UDI Compliance” – presented by...

2014-08-19 23:13:18

On August 12, Wellspring Pharmaceutical Corporation announced that one lot of IPM Wound Gel is recalled due to microbial contamination. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on IPM Wound Gel. Wellspring Pharmaceutical Corporation...

2014-08-19 23:04:34

Most of the bottled water that comes from California water sources is sold in California. In fact, the vast majority of bottled water companies in the U.S. use local water sources and distribute their products to nearby towns and states, says the International Bottled Water Association in responding to a recent media report. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) responds to a August 11, 2014 Mother Jones article “Bottled Water Comes...

2014-08-19 20:24:07

Letter from Top-Selling Brand Sets Record Straight about Recent FDA Communication Regarding Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Labels VISTA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, the family owned maker of the top-selling brand of natural soaps in North America, has responded to the online publication Food Safety News' inaccurate article, "Big Donor to GMO Labeling Campaigns Gets in Trouble for One of its Own Labels," published August 18, by demanding...

2014-08-19 16:29:38

Alabama Supreme Court decision is an important win for patients in cases involving prescription drugs BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision on August 15, 2014, re-affirmed that patients can sue drug makers who mislead doctors into believing that prescription medicines the companies market do not cause harmful side?effects. The case is Weeks v. Wyeth, and the decision came after the Supreme Court ruled against the drug makers in...

2014-08-19 08:30:53

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of late-stage pharmaceutical products for the treatment of pain, announced that it had formed a Scientific Advisory Board composed of four members: Dr. Jeff Gudin, Dr. Charles Argoff, Dr. Srinivas Nalamachu and Mr. Kip Vought. SCILEX Chief Executive Officer Anthony Mack said the expertise of this board would greatly assist in the development and...

2014-08-19 08:30:32

GLEN BURNIE, Md., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSSi, the leader in patient recruitment solutions for the clinical research industry, recently announced the formation of the company's Medical and Clinical Advisory Board ("MCAB") and is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. William E. Gannon, Jr. to the MCAB. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/136957 The MCAB, with Dr. Gannon's leadership, will help provide insight across a variety of therapeutic areas and set...

2014-08-19 08:30:18

JERUSALEM, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that the Intellectual Property Department of Spain has granted the Company's patent for its invention, titled "Methods and Compositions for Oral Administrations of Proteins." About Oramed Pharmaceuticals Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a...

2014-08-19 08:30:02

BELLEVILLE, ON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC) today announced that it is targeting Q1/2015 for the filing of a Biologics License Application (BLA) with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Bioniche's lead program Mycobacterial Cell Wall-Nucleic Acid Complex (MCNA) for the treatment of patients with high grade non-muscle invasive bladder cancer that have failed Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) therapy. This projected timeline...


Latest Food and Drug Administration Reference Libraries

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Chilean Sea Bass, Dissostichus eleginoides
2013-01-12 08:49:28

The Chilean sea bass is the North American name for the Patagonian toothfish. The Chilean sea bass name derived in 1977 from Lee Lantz, a fish wholesaler looking for a more attractive name for the American fish market. In 1994 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the Chilean sea bass as an alternative name for the Patagonian toothfish. This species is native to the southern Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, around seamounts and continental shelves in the colder waters. The...

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