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2014-04-09 23:30:11

The FDA announced on March 20, that 56 lots of Pleo homeopathic drug products by Terra-Medica are recalled because they have the potential to contain penicillin. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for medical products...

2014-04-09 23:01:49

Pradaxa Lawsuits Now Pending in Federal Multidistrict Litigation Continue as Conference is Scheduled Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury law firm representing plaintiffs in Pradaxa lawsuits, reports that a Status Conference has been scheduled for April 9, 2014 at 10:30 CT in the federal multidistrict ligation underway in Illinois for Pradaxa bleeding claims. According to court documents, at least 2,488 Pradaxa lawsuits have been...

2014-04-09 12:31:44

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Parents of children facing death from Duchenne muscular dystrophy today asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve in 30 days a well-tested drug that halts the disease with no side effects. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/MN00963) The parents, representing The Race to Yes campaign, challenged FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to take the steps needed to approve the drug - eteplirsen - following positive comments...

2014-04-09 12:30:37

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Compounding Pharmacy announced today it has voluntarily registered with the FDA as an outsourcing facility. This new designation was created in November 2013, when President Obama signed Title 1 of the Drug Quality and Security Act, referred to as the Compounding Quality Act, into law. As a registered outsourcing facility, Olympia will be on the FDA's list of compounding pharmacies that are subject to Section 503B of the Food, Drug,...

2014-04-08 23:32:37

No-cost consultations from a national network of attorneys are now available to consumers of all ages who may be seeking compensation over allegations of gynecomastia, other side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/risperdal.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys has expanded its free legal consultations over allegations that the antipsychotic medication Risperdal may cause a breast-growth...

2014-04-08 23:32:12

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa of new information on the site. As the number of lawsuits alleging the drug caused internal bleeding continue to rise, researchers have reported a possible antidote*. DrugNews is a free...

2014-04-08 23:31:30

On March 28, the US FDA announced that all Alli weight loss products are voluntarily recalled by GlaxoSmithKline because the company believes that some packages were tampered. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for...

2014-04-08 23:01:27

Forum to Focus On FDA Requirements, Potential Hurdles and Tips for Developing Therapeutic Products Derived from Human Stem Cells Washington (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 DIA will host a forum called “FDA Regulation of Therapeutic Products Derived From Human Stem Cells: Successfully Navigating the Regulatory Hurdles” during the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center from June 15 to 19. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates many therapeutic products derived...

2014-04-08 16:23:37

Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) Addressing Reform Impact Head-on ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8(th) Annual SEMDA Conference, entitled "Thriving During Healthcare Reform," will feature an industry update by Jeffrey Shuren MD, JD, Director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). During his presentation, Dr. Shuren will discuss recent agency programs and their impact on the medical device industry. In addition, Stephen J. Ubl,...

2014-04-08 08:30:59

Canadian Healthcare Professionals Now Can Receive Lab-Accurate Diagnostic Results at the Point-of-Care using the Piccolo® Blood Chemistry Analyzer. UNION CITY, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced Health Canada approved the Piccolo Xpress® and Piccolo Reagent Discs as a Class III medical device for use throughout Canada. With this reclassification,...


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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