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2012-02-06 08:36:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Whether it is for sexual enhancement, dietary purposes, or overall well being, Americans have reportedly spent more than $28 billion on various supplements.  They consume vitamins, amino acids, herbal ingredients, minerals, and other natural products all the while assuming they are effective and safe.  As a result approximately 51,000 new supplements have been introduced to the public since the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). ...

2011-05-12 00:00:48

Special "Food Shock" report released by OffTheGridNews.net details the dangers associated with our food supply and what can be done on an individual level to protect our health and well-being Thomson, IL (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 According to an article published by The Orange County Register on May 4, 2011 the FDA has announced that they will be taking a more aggressive approach in preventing contaminated food from entering the United States. Operating under a new set of rules that will allow...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

The United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") is cracking down on food imports with illegal or undeclared color additives and is adding new firms to Import Alert 45-02, "Detention Without Physical Examination and Guidance of Foods Containing Illegal and/or Undeclared Colors" ("IA 45-02"). In April alone FDA added 26 firms to Import Alert 45-02, which accounts for more than 20% of all firms added to any import alert this month. In March FDA added 38 firms, as compared to only adding...

2011-05-03 11:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced a joint effort to remove products from the market that make unproven claims to treat, cure, and prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Among the products targeted in today's action are Medavir, Herpaflor, Viruxo, C-Cure, and Never An Outbreak. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The agencies issued...

2011-01-18 09:16:00

Company charged with manufacturing and distributing drugs in violation of federal law SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Deltex Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Rosenberg, Texas, its president, Kabir Ahmed, and vice president, Mohidur R. Khan. (Logo:...


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