Food frauds:10 most adulterated foods
"Food fraud" occurs when an ingredient is replaced in a food item, without public knowledge
Found more than 1 month ago on channel CBS
Reformulated OxyContin To Receive Abuse-Deterrent Labelling
A new reformulated form of Oxycontin (a highly addictive oxycodone hydrochloride) has received a unique labeling update by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding its abuse potential. People most commonly abuse Oxycontin by injecting or snorting it. However, with Purdue Pharma L.P.'s new reformulated version, abuse is much harder. OxyContin abuse is a huge problem in the U.S. In 2011 only 7% of OxyContin users got their drug from their doctor while 13% bought it from a drug dealer...
FDA advisory panel backs Glaxo/Theravance lung drug
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recommended that the agency approve an experimental treatment for smoking-related lung damage made by Britain's GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Theravance Inc.
Found 1 month ago on channel Reuters
FDA bans generic versions of original OxyContin pills
In an effort to curb prescription painkiller abuse, the Food and Drug Administration is banning generic versions of the original OxyContin formula.
Found 1 month ago on channel CNN
Santarus, Pharming Group submit Biologics License Application to FDA for RUCONEST
Santarus, Inc. and Pharming Group NV today announced the submission of a Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to obtain marketing approval for RUCONEST (recombinant human C1 esterase inhibitor) 50 U/kg, an investigational drug for the treatment of acute angioedema attacks in patients with hereditary angioedema.
U.S. Marshals seize food products from rodent-infested warehouse in NY, FDA reports
U.S. Marshals have seized food products at a Ridgewood, N.Y. warehouse that manufactures and distributes kosher food products, after investigators from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found widespread rodent infestation in the facility.