Latest US Food and Drug Administration Stories
After receiving numerous reports linking caffeine to deaths, a US federal regulator said new evidence is pointing to a popular energy shot that has resulted in at least a dozen fatalities due to over-consumption of the stimulant.
As cases of fungal meningitis stemming from tainted steroid injections continue to climb, lawmakers outline the scope of the deadly outbreak that has so far affected more than 438 people and has resulted in 32 deaths.
Ameridose, a sister company to the US compounding facility responsible for a fungal meningitis outbreak that has now killed 28 people in 19 states, announced Wednesday it is invoking a voluntary recall of its products in cooperation with regulators.
The FDA is warning that some types of eye drops and nasal decongestant sprays could be seriously harmful to children if swallowed.
Energy drinks produced by Monster are responsible for the deaths of five people over the past year.
Retail outlets across the country had removed Sunland nutty spreads from their store shelves following a recall of the company’s peanut butter and other nut butters. The recall came after 35 people were sickened in 19 states from salmonella-contaminated peanut butter manufactured by the New Mexico-based peanut processor.
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