FDA

High-Cost-Healthcare

Man Gets 2 Years in Prison for Cancer Drug Scheme

The drugs were not the versions approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

08/24/2012

Korean Shellfish, Getty Images

Warning on Korean Molluscan Shellfish

Food and Drug Administration recommends getting rid of them.

05/21/2012

Getty/Abid Katib

FDA Takes Steps to Protect Children from Radiation Overexposure

A recommendation St. Louis Children’s Hospital had already taken to heart.

05/10/2012

Abbott Laborities, Getty Images

Abbott Laboratories Agrees to Billion Dollar Settlement

Missouri will receive $1.9 million and Illinois will receive $20 million under the$1.6 billion dollar settlement.

05/07/2012

Influenza virus vaccine

Stronger Flu Vaccine Approved by FDA

Four works better than three. That’s the bottom line of new flu vaccine research out of St. Louis University.

04/05/2012

Durbin food

Durbin Decries Proposed FDA Budget Cuts

Says new law would help prevent and trace the source of outbreaks

11/04/2011

e.coli

UPDATE: More Suspected E. coli Cases

The State Lab is testing or has tested 51 samples from individuals suspected to have the illness. So far 26 individuals have laboratory-confirmed E. coli illness.

11/03/2011

Cantaloupe

FDA Says Dirty Equipment Caused Cantaloupe Outbreak

The outbreak killed 25 people in a dozen states, including two in Missouri.

10/19/2011

Romaine lettuce  (Getty Images)

Deadly Cantaloupes and Now Deadly Lettuce

“Anytime there is a contaminated food product, we are concerned and take steps so that it’s removed from shelves as quickly as possible and to notify consumers.”

09/30/2011

KMOX/Brett Blume

FDA: Lazy Cakes Unsafe

Because they are marketed as dietary supplements, they don’t require FDA approval.

08/03/2011

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