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2015-01-16 12:21:08

Studies show it is very unlikely that BPA could cause health effects in humans WASHINGTON, Jan.

2015-01-16 08:25:07

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-01-15 23:09:09

International Devices & Diagnostics Monitor (IDDM) is a one-stop resource that brings devicemakers a complete, global picture of the medical device regulations that affect their business.

2015-01-15 23:01:30

The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and TransCelerate BioPharma Inc.

2015-01-15 16:24:46

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced the U.S.

2015-01-15 12:28:10

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CorMedix Inc.

2015-01-15 08:27:43

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxis International, Inc.

2015-01-14 12:26:20

First New Medical Device Approved for Obesity in Over a Decade ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM) today announced that the U.S.

2015-01-14 08:28:10

Registration invites federal Food and Drug Administration review, approval of Brown's compounding facility and practices ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan.


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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.