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2014-08-08 08:26:22

-- Spotlight on Chinese and foreign medical device regulations; Groundbreaking concepts and materials SHANGHAI, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese medical device industry is confronted with an era of transformation, which is simultaneously presenting both opportunities and challenges for medical device manufacturers. On September 25-26, the 2014 Medical Device Innovative Technology Forum & Regulation Summit will convene under the theme of "Ramping up MD Development through...

2014-08-08 08:25:39

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that senior management will be participating at three upcoming investor events. Details of the three events are as follows: Canaccord 34(th) Annual Growth ConferenceDate: Wednesday August 13(th) Location: Boston,...

2014-08-07 23:11:07

On July 26, the TJX Companies Inc. informed that “Ecoato” Sweet Paprika Powder products are recalled due to possible health risk. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on “Ecoato” Sweet Paprika Powder. The TJX Companies Inc....

2014-08-07 23:10:23

Peterson & Associates is assisting patients who have undergone morcellation during a hysterectomy or fibroid removal review and initiate their legal claims regarding cancer risks. KANSAS CITY, MO (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Peterson & Associates, P.C., an experienced defective device litigation law firm, is investigating the cancer-risks posed by power morcellators. The firm is concerned about patient safety in light of FDA safety alerts and Johnson & Johnson’s worldwide...

2014-08-07 23:08:50

Leading beauty brand Makeover Essentials have recently had the quality of their makeup industry tested. Makeover Essentials are proud to announce the results of their cosmetic range have exceeded industry standards and been FDA approved, earning them a reputation for customer safety, quality and value. London (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The results from the industry laboratory tests showed that Makeover Essentials are at 100% compliance with FDA requirements for cosmetic safety. The FDA or...

2014-08-07 20:25:26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arguing for regulations that reflect "the unique character of the cigar industry," the Cigar Association of America, the national trade association representing cigar manufacturers, importers, distributors, and other suppliers, today submitted comments on Food and Drug Administration efforts to establish regulatory authority over the cigar industry. The FDA has proposed to regulate cigars and other tobacco products under the Family Smoking Prevention...

2014-08-07 20:23:52

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arguing for a "meaningful and feasible framework" that accommodates the unique characteristics of the pipe tobacco market, the Pipe Tobacco Council, the national trade association representing the pipe tobacco industry, today submitted comments on Food and Drug Administration efforts to regulate pipe tobacco. The FDA has proposed to regulate pipe tobacco under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The move would create new legal and...

2014-08-07 16:29:58

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is hosting top industry suppliers and experts at the 2014 Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices in Huntington Beach, California, Oct. 6-7. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130226/DC66667LOGO This is the premier conference where industry leaders can meet with colleagues from drug and biologic manufacturing, suppliers, regulatory professionals, and academicians from...

2014-08-07 16:29:15

Conference Call and Webcast scheduled for August 11, 2014, 8:30 a.m. ET CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Aug. 7, 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, today announced it will provide a business update, including discussion on...

2014-08-07 16:29:04

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today financial results for the second quarter of 2014. Total revenues were $4.6 million and net loss was $5.5 million for the three months ended June 30, 2014 as compared to total revenues of $3.9 million and net loss of $5.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020717/DRRXLOGO At June 30, 2014, we had cash and investments of $37.3 million, compared...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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