Food and Drug Administration

FDA Going After Sellers of Pure Caffeine PowderThe Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses.
FDA Proposes Regulations on E-Cigarettes for MinorsThe Food and Drug Administration has proposed regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would include minors.
Springfield, Ill. Researcher Awaits FDA Approval For Hearing Loss DrugDr. Kathleen Campbell imagines a time when someone is exposed to hearing loss and can then go to the pharmacy to purchase a drug that would cure or eliminate it.
Illinois, Missouri Attorneys General Seek E-Cigarette RegulationsIn a letter to the FDA, Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan called on the agency to impose the same age and advertising restrictions that exist for regular cigarettes.
FDA Finds Rare Skin Reactions to Tylenol"From 1969 to 2012, they found 107 cases of these skin issues," Matt Pitlik with the St. Louis College of Pharmacy explains.
FDA: Menthol Cigarettes Likely Pose Health RiskThe Food and Drug Administration says menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater health risk than regular cigarettes.
Natura Pet Issues New Dog And Cat Food RecallThe decision comes after a positive test for Salmonella on April 3. This is the latest in a series of recalls involving the company in the past year.
FDA Approves New Cataract LensFor the first time a new cataract lens will provide astigmatism correction and improve uncorrected vision at the same time.
FDA To Weigh In On Improved Sleeping PillExperts say this new pill, called Suvorexant, could become an important product for those with sleep issues.
Durbin Continues His Fight Against Energy DrinksLast year he asked the FDA to require them to disclose their ingredients. Now he's asking the manufacturers not to market to children.
Illinois Group Says Food Recalls Are On The RiseContaminated food makes 48 million Americans sick every year and costs over $77 billion in aggregated economic costs.
FDA Expands Approval of Prostate Cancer DrugThe typical patient taking Zytiga survived five months longer than the patient taking a fake pill, or placebo.

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