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Samsung (YES, THAT SAMSUNG) releases its first "biosimilar" drug in U.S.

``The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave approval in April to the drug, which the companies said would be sold for about 35 percent less than current list price of Remicade. Samsung said its version would cost about $750 per vial... Show More Summary

Despite Lack of FDA Approval, Stem Cell Centers Claim to Offer Effective Treatment for Patients with Heart Failure

Stem cell centers claim to offer effective treatment to patients with heart failure, despite the fact that the treatment is not approved for such use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), says the author of research letter in the current issue of JAMA Internal Medicine.

FDA staff raise concerns about Intellipharma's opioid painkiller

11 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientists on Monday raised concerns that Intellipharmaceutics International Inc failed to provide data from studies testing the abuse potential of its long-acting opioid painkiller.

Reefer madness returns to America as Trump’s DOJ begins a marijuana crackdown

13 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A new Department of Justice report on violent crime and marijuana will pave the way for the Trump administration to crack down on the drug, campaigners and lawmakers say. The Trump administration’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, led by Sessions, is next week to release a report...

The Trump Administration is Planning to Go After on Marijuana Users, Campaigners Say

A forthcoming Task Force report will link use of the drug to violent crime paving the way for a legal crackdown, critics claim.

Cow had 8,000% the legal limit of drug in edible tissue

A beef cow-calf operation is on notice from the Food and Drug Administration because of the presence of three drugs in edible tissue samples collected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Testing showed residue of one drug at more than 8,000 percent the amount allowed by law. Officials from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) inspected the... Continue Reading

FDA echoes CDC: Fresh papayas linked to Salmonella outbreak

No recall has been issued, but Food and Drug Administration officials are warning the public against eating Maradol papayas from Mexico in general — and Caribeña brand specifically — because they have been linked to a Salmonella outbreak. One person in New York City has died and 46 others across 12 states have been confirmed... Continue Reading

Cop Suspended After Body Camera Video Shows Him Planting Drugs

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Two other officers were put on non-public-contact administrative duty

Viagra-like ingredient found in coffee product part of reason for recall

The Food and Drug Administration has discovered a number of undeclared ingredients in an instant coffee mix – one of which will likely turn some heads. Read more...

Jamaican man denied entry to the US for 11-year-old daughter’s funeral due to decades-old drug charge

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A Jamaican man is pleading with Donald Trump to allow himself and his daughter into the United States to attend the funeral his 11-year old, the Courier Post reports. Kenroy Smith is asking the Trump administration to issue a visa so they can say goodbye to his daughter, AbbieGail...

Judge weighs privacy in Utah prescription-drug database case

A federal judge was weighing Thursday whether the Drug Enforcement Administration can access a Utah prescription-drug database without a warrant in a lawsuit that pits the right to privacy against … Click to Continue »

Ex-DEA task force member, pleads guilty in drug money theft

A former Louisiana sheriff's deputy who was part of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration task force has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars seized in a drug raid. Karl … Click to Continue »

FDA tentatively approves Merck's copycat of Sanofi's Lantus

(Reuters) - Merck and Co Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tentatively approved its biosimilar version of French drugmaker Sanofi SA's blockbuster diabetes treatment, Lantus.

FDA gives states $30 million for produce safety rule implementation

The Food and Drug Administration is awarding $30.9 million to support 43 states to help growers become compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act. The Food and Drug Administration is awarding $30.9 million to support 43 states to help growers become compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Baltimore Police Caught Planting Drugs In Body-Cam Footage, Public Defender Says

4 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The officer has been suspended and two others are on administrative duty, Baltimore Police say. The public defender's office is questioning the officer's involvement in 53 active cases.

Produce states get $30 million to help FDA enforce new rule

Forty-three states and territories are getting a total of $30.9 million from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help the federal agency implement the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule. “Congress envisioned the states and FDA working together as an integrated food safety system when it passed FSMA,” said Barbara P. Glenn, CEO... Continue Reading

Did the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Announce a Ban on a Colgate Total Toothpaste Ingredient?

5 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A widely-shared article gets some crucial facts wrong about a September 2016 FDA ruling on the use of triclosan.

NY Times Op-ed: Abortion Reversal Propaganda is All About ‘Narrative of Regret’

5 days agoNews : Mediaite

In recent years, as Food and Drug Administration regulations have loosened and research has indicated high success rates and safety from use of medication abortion, American women are using the abortion pill at higher rates. In response to this, abortion opponents are peddling out shocking lies about medication abortion, the biggest one being that it’s […]

America is about to impose new sanctions on Venezuela. Will they make any difference?

5 days agoNews : BlogPost

When it comes to sanctioning Venezuela, the Trump administration has not dragged its feet. In February, the White House slapped a sanction on the country's vice president, allegedly because of his involvement in drug trafficking. In May, officials did the same to members of the country's Supreme Court as it attempted to strip power from the opposition-led […]

FDA approves Gilead's drug for chronic hep C patients

(Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its hepatitis C drug for patients who had failed to respond to prior treatments.

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