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Latest US Food and Drug Administration Stories

2013-10-07 23:02:11

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that yet another compounding pharmacy, this time in Texas, has been supplying products contaminated with bacterial growths.

Tylenol Gets New Acetaminophen Warning
2013-08-30 09:49:01

Johnson & Johnson announced its Tylenol bottles will soon have a new warning label on their caps.

Taylor Farms Halts Salad Mix Deliveries Due To Cyclospora Outbreak
2013-08-13 07:22:44

A Mexican farm linked to a Cyclospora outbreak in at least two states has reported it has ceased production and shipment of salad mixes to American grocery and restaurant chains.

Bacterial Blood Infections In Texas Hospitals Linked To Drug Compounder
2013-08-12 07:26:20

Just two days after a Texas compounding facility issued a voluntary recall on all lots of sterile medications, the US Food and Drug Administration stepped up its investigation and called for all healthcare providers and patients nationwide to return any sterile products linked to the supplier.

Skin Rash, Blisters, Disease Associated With Acetaminophen Use
2013-08-02 11:11:23

Acetaminophen has been a widely-used source of pain relief and fever reducer for decades. However, the FDA is now warning that acetaminophen use has the potential to cause serious skin disease.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.