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Antibiotics in Animal Feed Upheld by FDA Despite Health Concern

Even though the usage of antibiotics in animal feed puts human health in danger, the federal appeals court upheld the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy that discourages but does not ban such use on Thursday. The divided 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York came to a 2-1majority conclusion that the

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Acne Treatment Products Have Serious Side Effects

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned yesterday that certain cover-the-counter acne treatments could cause serious and even life-threatening reactions. Proactiv, Neutrogena, MaxClarity, Oxy, Ambi, Aveeno, and Clean & Clear are all brands that have been linked to rare reactions. They include gels, toners, face washes, and scrubs. Acne products, such as the ones just

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Hummus Recalled After Possible Listeria Contamination

After Texas health officials found a possible listeria contamination in Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus, food manufacturer Lansal has recalled approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus. As of now, no illness have been reported, but those who purchased the hummus should return the item immediately. Symptoms of listeria include fever, headaches, and abdominal pain, but could cause a serious bacterial

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Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

Today the Food and Drug Administration proposed strict rules regarding the regulation of electronic cigarettes, water pipe tobacco, hookahs, nicotine gels, and cigars. The proposed regulations, which may be finalized after 75 days for public comments, consumers will have to be 18-years-old to purchase these products, vending machines would not be allowed to sell these

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