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2014-07-16 12:27:49

BETHESDA, Md., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) has confirmed FDA's Stephen Ostroff, M.D., Acting Chief Scientist in the Office of the Commissioner will present "FDA's Views on Scientific Advances and their Impact on Manufacturing of the Future" on September 8, 2014 in at the opening plenary session of the 2014 PDA/FDA Joint Regulatory Conference in Washington, DC at the Renaissance Hotel. The Conference dates are September 8-10, 2014,...

2014-07-16 08:29:39

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Venaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance for and commercializing its CE Marked APPY1(TM) Test, a rapid, multi-analyte assay for aiding in identifying children, adolescent and young adult patients that are at low risk for appendicitis, updated on recent activities concerning its U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submission for the APPY1 Test that was filed in March 2014. The...

2014-07-16 08:29:36

FREDERICK, Md., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest Pharmaceuticals was recently notified by the US Food and Drug Administration of the approval of its Investigational New Drug (IND) application to study the safety in Phase 1 clinical trials of its vaginal gel containing the nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase HIV Inhibitor IQP-0528. Preclinical studies have shown that IQP-0528 is highly effective against virus strains found throughout the world, prevents HIV transmission in...

2014-07-15 23:11:01

On July 11, the FDA alerted healthcare professionals not to use drugs marketed as sterile produced by Unique Pharmaceuticals Ltd. as they may be contaminated. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Sterile Drug Products. The FDA notified...

2014-07-15 20:21:29

SAN DIEGO & MONROVIA, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of STAAR Surgical Company (NYSE: STAA) has filed a federal securities fraud class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The complaint alleges that the company and certain of its officers and directors violated the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between February 27, 2013 and June 30, 2014 (the "Class...

2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...

2014-07-15 08:28:22

KEYSVILLE, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&M Brands, Inc., one of Virginia's largest privately held growers, manufacturers and distributors of premium quality tobacco products, announced today that it has received Substantial Equivalent orders from the FDA on its newly redesigned Riverside(® )Cigarette brand. A significant factor in this announcement is that S&M Brands, Inc. is one of the few companies, behind Lorillard, Inc., that has navigated the Tobacco Control Act...

2014-07-15 08:28:20

Dr. Mark Rogers appointed Board Chairman WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA (RUF), an independent not-for-profit organization created by Congress for the purpose of advancing regulatory science critical to helping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accomplish its mission, today announced that Mark C. Rogers, M.D., M.B.A., has been elected as Chairman of the RUF Board of Directors. "It's an honor to welcome a physician,...

2014-07-15 08:27:41

WILMINGTON, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma announced today that it has appointed Neal Muni, MD, MSPH as President and member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Muni will assume responsibility for overseeing the company's commercial operations and guiding development strategy for its product portfolio. "We are pleased that Neal has joined our team to take our company to the next level of growth and continue our leading position as an innovator in pharmaceutical...

2014-07-14 23:08:16

On July 11, the FDA informed that one lot of Lactated Ringers and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 mL, Flexible Container, by Hospira Inc., is recalled due to mold contamination. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Hospira Lactated...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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