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FDA Warns Against Products Treating Opioid Withdrawal

(CNN) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially warned a company about the illegal marketing and selling of products for opioid withdrawal. The products are sold under the names Detoxoplex, Sinoplex and Migrenza. According to EPH Technologies’…

Juul To Stop Sales Of Mint-Flavored Pods

(CNN) - The CEO of e-cigarette company Juul said Thursday the company will immediately halt online sales of Mint "Juul pods" and stop accepting orders from retailers for them. Last month the company moved to stop selling flavors other…

100+ Vegetable Products Recalled Over Listeria

(CNN) - More than 100 vegetable products are being recalled because of listeria concerns. A notification was issued by the FDA and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for possible contamination of listeria bacteria called monocytogenes. The recalled packages have…

Johnson & Johnson Claims "No Asbestos"

(CNN) - Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday that it did not find asbestos in multiple tests of a bottle of baby powder. The FDA said earlier that its tests found low levels of asbestos in one baby powder…

FDA Approves Cottonseed For Human Consumption

(CNN) - The “fabric of our lives” might soon be on your dinner plates. Earlier this month, the FDA approved ultra-low gossypol cottonseed for human and animal food. Texas A&M Agrilife researchers have been working on it for nearly…

FDA Says Tobacco Pouches Less Risky Than Cigarettes

(CNN) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday a smokeless tobacco company can advertise a kind of tobacco pouch as less risky than cigarettes. It's the first time the agency has allowed product marketing of this type.…

FDA Under Pressure To Release E-Cigarettes Policy

(CNN) - The FDA is under mounting pressure to finalize its policy on flavored e-cigarettes. The chairman of the House committee on oversight and reform's subcommittee on economic and consumer policy sent a letter to the FDA Tuesday demanding…

FDA Warns About Salmonella-Laden Dog Food

(CNN) - The Food and Drug Administration is recalling some dog food over salmonella concerns. The agency is warning pet owners to stay away from Performance Dog brand frozen raw pet food produced on or after July 22, 2019.…

Study: Kids Prescribed Off-Label Medications More Often

(CNN) - Off label medications for kids are raising concerns. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that off label medication orders are on the rise for children. That means kids are being prescribed medication for conditions…

FDA:Probable Carcinogen Found In Zantac

(CNN) - Some common heartburn and acid reflux may be contaminated with a cancer-causing impurity. The Food and Drug Administration says the drug Zantac and its generics contain small amounts of a substance known as NDMA. It's the same…