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2014-06-26 23:01:54

National uniform labeling and bottled water quality reporting standards are good for consumers and build on the extensive product information already provided by bottlers. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) applauds federal legislation introduced today by Representative Renee Ellmers (R-NC), Representative Jim Matheson (D-UT), and Representative Richard Nugent (R-FL) that would provide consumers with uniform information about the...

2014-06-26 08:28:38

BUENA, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG), a New Jersey based generic topical pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mallinckrodt LLC, Mallinckrodt Inc., and Nuvo Research, Inc. (TSX: NRI) (together Mallickrodt) to settle a declaratory judgment action brought by IGI, concerning IGI's filing of an abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to...

2014-06-25 23:16:43

On June 20, the FDA notified that is requiring all approved testosterone products to include a warning in the drug labeling about the risk of venous blood clots. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Testosterone...

2014-06-25 23:14:29

USA Manufacturer of floor standing and wall mounted commercial disinfectant wipes dispensers and stands, Glaro Incorporated, announces how it is promoting public health and well being in healthcare facilities across the United States with an innovative line of products. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 According to Glaro Inc., placing disinfectant wipes dispensers and stands in key locations throughout a healthcare facility can be the difference between eliminating germs and creating...

2014-06-25 16:26:48

PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Comfortear® Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug. "Receiving FDA 510(k) clearance for this device is an important milestone for Paragon. Dry eye affects...

2014-06-25 08:30:55

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that it has informed the Transplant and Ophthalmology Division of the FDA of its intent to reduce the patient sample size in the OptimEyes Study for the treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (oral treatment with Optina(TM)). This trial was intended to enroll 450 patients and was powered at 95%. The present enrollment of over 355 patients provides an adequate power of 88%,...

2014-06-24 23:15:25

BeautyStat.com's Cosmetic Chemist Founder Featured On CBS News: Growing Number Of Women Turning To Homemade Cosmetics (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Many creative entrepreneurs sell their products on and offline, but would you trust an at-home manufacturer with your cosmetics? As CBS 2′s Alice Gainer reported, some consumers are swearing by the do-it-yourself products. Some experts, however, warn that consumers need to be well-educated about the products they’re buying. “When I heard...

2014-06-24 23:14:41

There are several common mistakes in ANDA submissions that can be avoided to ensure speedy approval. Learn what those mistakes are and what to do about them on July 15 at the FDAnews webinar led by 30-year industry expert Dr. Andy Papas, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Expedite Your FDA Generic Drug Approval: Deliver Flawless ANDAs the First Time **FDAnews Webinar** July 15, 2014 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00...

2014-06-24 23:13:53

In response to a new FDA testosterone warning, The Onder Law Firm has updated its Testim Testosterone Lawsuit Center website, where the firm offers timely news updates and no-obligation Testim lawsuit case review with an attorney. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Attorneys representing national Testim lawsuits announce an expansion of their website, the Testim Testosterone Lawsuit Center, in response to a new FDA testosterone warning*. News broke late last week that the FDA will...

2014-06-24 23:13:50

On June 20, the FDA issued a warning that Docetaxel may cause intoxication. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Docetaxel. The FDA issued a safety communication on June 20, warning that Docetaxel may cause patients to experience...


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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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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