Latest US Food and Drug Administration Stories

2011-01-20 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc.

2010-12-31 06:30:00

Two American companies broke new ground this year by gaining regulatory approval to begin the first experiments using embryonic stem cells on people suffering from spinal cord injuries and blindness.

2010-12-29 06:15:00

A US food safety agency warned consumers on Monday against eating alfalfa sprouts and spicy sprouts (a mixture of three types of sprouts) from Tiny Greens Organic Farm in Urbana, Illinois, after reports surfaced that the foods were tainted with salmonella, possibly behind the 89 cases found throughout the Midwest.

2010-12-22 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) and Eisai Inc. announced today the completion of an end-of-review meeting with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the lorcaserin New Drug Application (NDA).

2010-12-21 17:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call and webcast tomorrow, Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m.

2010-12-16 19:59:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a complete response letter (CRL) for the New Drug Application (NDA) for ticagrelor (BRILINTA(TM)).

2010-12-02 08:55:00

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall of Mylanta and AlternaGel liquid antacids, making it the latest in a long line of Johnson & Johnson affiliated products to face a recall this year.

2010-12-01 06:23:26

The US Senate has passed the largest overhaul of the food safety system in more than 70 years Tuesday, in response to massive recalls that have plagued the United States, such as last year’s recall of more than 500 million eggs after a salmonella outbreak.

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