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Ragu Pasta Sauces Recalled Due To Plastic Threat

(CNN) - A recall of Ragu pasta sauces in the United States has been issued because of concern the sauce may contain fragments of plastic. According to the FDA, no consumers have made complaints or have been injured. Consumers…

Eye Drops Sold At Walgreens And Walmart Recalled

(CNN) - Eye drops and ointments sold exclusively at Walmart and Walgreens have been recalled. The Food and Drug Administration says the products may not be sterile. Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. issued voluntary recalls for various equate products, including treatments…

FDA: Certain Dog Food May Be Linked To Heart Disease

(CNN) - The Food and Drug Administration wants pet owners to be aware of what's in their dog's food and how it could impact their pet's health It's continuing to investigate a connection to certain dog food ingredients, and…

Sprouts Recalls Frozen Cut Spinach Leaves Over Listeria

(CNN) - Sprouts Farmers Market is recalling its frozen spinach after finding traces of listeria. Both the regular and organic versions have been pulled from stores after the company found bacteria in its random testing. The products were sold…

FDA Pressured To Strictly Regulate E-Cigs

(CNN) - The FDA is coming under legal pressure to review the safety of vaping products on the market. The use of e-cigarettes is skyrocketing among middle and high school students across the nation. And a number of health…

Study: Sunscreen Enters Blood Stream After 1 Day

(CNN) - Sunscreen is supposed to protect you from dangerous overexposure to the sun's damaging rays, but some types might be doing more harm than good. A new study found several common sunscreen ingredients can enter the bloodstream at…

FDA Orders 'Black Box' Warning For Sleep Aids

(CNN) - The Food and Drug Administration, strengthening warnings about some commonly used sleep aids. Sleeping pills marketed under the names Lunesta, Sonata and Ambien will require new black-box warnings for potentially dangerous side-effects. There have been reports of…

FDA Ok's Medical Device To Treat Adhd In Kids

(CNN) - A medical device to treat childhood ADHD has been approved by the FDA. It's the first medical device of its kind. The Monarch External Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation System was given the OK by the U.S. Food and…

FDA Bans Sales Of Transvaginal Mesh

(CNN) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered the sales of transvaginal mesh to be halted, due to safety concerns. The FDA said it's "determined that the manufacturers, Boston Scientific and Coloplast, have not demonstrated a reasonable…

FDA Proposes New Fluoride Standard For Bottled Water

(CNN) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing a lower concentration of added fluoride in bottled water, if finalized, the new regulation would lower allowable levels of fluoride in bottled water to point-seven milligrams per liter. Right…