News and articles about the Food and Drug Administration
Did you hear the news? The Food and Drug Administration is on the cusp of approving a breakthrough in human health that may have profound implications for agriculture.
Fen-phen was a combination of fenfluramine and phentermine. Approximately 18 million prescriptions were written for this medicine until 1987, when an association was made between the use of fen-phen and valve diseases of the heart.
At the 2023 National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Annual Meeting, NASDA members adopted several policies.
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new drug that is supposed to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.
The high quality corn harvested last fall continued to maintain high grades through the supply chain to the export channels.
The time has come to study the labels of foods you buy, even if you’ve used those same products for a long time. Not only are manufacturers changing the size of the containers, they’re changing the ingredients.
The presidents of 23 state corn grower groups, joined by the president of the National Corn Growers Association, sent a letter to President Joe Biden calling for him to take additional steps to address the pending decree by Mexico that would block imports of biotech corn.
U.S. Army veteran Matt Schermerhorn couldn’t give blood for years because he was stationed in Europe during a deadly mad cow disease scare there. Now, he’s proud to be back in the donor’s chair.
Several disturbing items have been in the news lately. Have you heard about these product recalls? CPAP machines: Two dozen different CPAP machines have been recalled. The list includes Bilevel PAP, BiPAP or BPAP machines, as well as the CPAP.
Enamel has been used to decorate metal since medieval times, creating elaborate designs on copper, silver and other metals. Enameled pieces for home use were rare before the 1800s.
Infant formula shortages have left many parents concerned about how they will feed their children. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and American Academy of Pediatrics offer tips for parents and caregivers struggling to find formula.
Favorable growing season conditions for the 2021 crop likely benefited the high quality of corn at export terminals, according to the U.S. Grains Council Corn Export Cargo Quality Report.
Chronic cough — lasting more than several months — is most frequently a result of acid reflux, asthma or postnasal drip, although there are many more causes, including infection, which would be a concern given that you have a clear idea of when it started.
FDA is, of course, government shorthand for the Food and Drug Administration or, as Helena Bottemiller Evich makes crystal clear in a deeply-sourced, richly-detailed April 8 exposé, the “Food” and Drug Administration.
Over the past few years, Jonny Griffis has invested millions of dollars in his legal marijuana farm in northern Michigan, which produces extracts to be used in things like gummy bears and vape oils.