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2015-02-27 23:18:47

New report shows lack of diverse populations in genetic studies undermines scientific understanding and limits the benefits of personalized medicine from reaching all Washington,

2015-02-27 23:16:54

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on laboratory-developed testing (LDTs), the market within the U.S.

2015-02-27 23:13:42

The Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Device conference — chaired by internationally renowned expert Fubin Wu — has been specifically designed to provide attendees with

2015-02-27 23:11:41

Stay up-to-date on key medical device regulation changes with the most authoritative and comprehensive guide ever assembled.

2015-02-27 16:26:36

SHANGHAI, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc.

2015-02-26 16:28:31

Take Heart America - A New Technology Is Now Available LATHAM, N.Y., Feb.

2015-02-25 12:23:05

FDA and EFSA Assessments Clearly State that BPA is Safe WASHINGTON, Feb.


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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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.