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2014-08-14 23:11:37

Effective August 5, 2014, food manufacturers must comply with the Food and Drug Administration’s Gluten-Free Food Labeling Final Rule by assuring that packaged food products labeled as “gluten-free” contain less than 20 parts per million (ppm) of gluten. Carol Fenster, a gluten-free cooking expert and author of the new book 100 Best Quick Gluten-Free Recipes, says this ruling makes it easier for busy home cooks to confidently buy time-saving ingredients. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 14,...

2014-08-14 23:01:16

The Firm is representing numerous individuals who allegedly suffered life-threatening cardiovascular injuries prior to the 2012 NaturaLyte and GranuFlo recall. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) initiative that allows public access to product recall information reveals that actions similar to one that has since prompted thousands of GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) have increased dramatically over the past few years,...

2014-08-14 16:27:40

Signs Business Collaboration in South Korea with Wonik Corporation BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CorMedix Inc. (NYSE MKT: CRMD), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic products for the prevention and treatment of cardiorenal and infectious disease, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed with the design of our pivotal Phase III protocol for Neutrolin® in Hemodialysis patients, and the company...

2014-08-14 16:27:16

- Creates a diversified, high-growth therapeutic portfolio, capable of delivering substantial, sustainable value for shareholders DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $5.8 billion. The acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to Mallinckrodt's...

2014-08-13 23:09:49

On August 7, the US FDA informed consumers that two lots of RegeneSlim appetite control capsules, by Regeneca Worldwide, were recalled due to presence of DMAA. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on appetite control capsules. The FDA...

2014-08-13 16:26:02

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) initiated a voluntary recall on June 26, 2014 for nine packaged lots of Aranesp(®) (darbepoetin alfa) (500 mcg) prefilled syringes from non-U.S. distributors, wholesalers and a number of hospital pharmacies due to the potential presence of cellulose and/or polyester particles observed in a small number of syringes during a routine quality examination. Lots 1042847, 1044141A, 1044141C, 1044141D, 1046891A, 1046891B,...

2014-08-13 12:28:06

An Intravenous Fat Emulsion Approved for Adult and Pediatric Patients BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Nutrilipid(®) 20% (I.V. fat emulsion) for parenteral nutrition therapy in adult & pediatric patients. Nutrilipid 20% is indicated as a source of calories and essential fatty acids for parenteral...

2014-08-13 08:29:24

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) today announced the agenda for the Rare Diseases and Orphan Product Breakthrough Summit, to be held October 21-22, 2014 at the Hilton Mark Center in Alexandria, VA. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135518 This annual event is the innovative hub for all stakeholders in the rare disease and orphan products community - providing an educational platform for pharmaceutical, biotech,...

2014-08-12 23:10:30

On August 9, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the recall of certain lots of Cubicin (daptomycin for injection) 500 mg due to the presence of particulate matter. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Cubicin (daptomycin for...

2014-08-12 23:09:28

In support of the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) global collaborative model, industry stakeholders have pledged more than $102M in technologies and services to transform the clinical research enterprise and accelerate medicines development, enhancing quality, safety and long-term industry sustainability. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Following the recent meeting of a multi-sector global stakeholder consultation on clinical research site-excellence, strategic allies...


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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