A Los Angeles-based doctor, along with several activist groups, protested the recent release of the painkiller Zohydro ER in front of the Food and Drug Administration building in Irvine.
Approximately 8,895 pounds are affected by the recall, said the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
State health officials Sunday warned the public about eating cactus that was tainted by a dangerous pesticide in Mexico.
The world’s first recipient of an implant designed to prevent seizures hailed the surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC Thursday.
A California company is recalling approximately 181,620 pounds of ready-to-eat salads and sandwich wrap products due to the risk that they may be contaminated with E. coli.
Johnson & Johnson is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants formula due to the risk that they contain tiny plastic particles.
A Southland film director is organizing what’s being billed as the “first-ever nationwide gay blood drive” to increase pressure on federal regulators to lift a ban against blood donors who have had male-to-male sex.
Ten people have been arrested so far after last week’s federal raid on 17 Southern California auto parts stores accused of distributing nitrous oxide for use as a recreational drug.
Authorities say several people Friday were arrested on suspicion of illegally selling nitrous oxide for recreational use.
Whether raised on a farm or fished from the wild, salmon is a popular protein choice for consumers — especially those wanting a health-conscious diet.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent letters to 350 medical practices last month alerting them they may have received unapproved medications from a foreign supplier.
A narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.
Hundreds of counterfeit goods have been seized following a six-month crackdown on multiple retailers in Orange County, officials announced Friday.
The high-caffeine shot, 5-hour Energy has been linked to more than 13 deaths since 2009.
Trader Joe’s has announced a recall of one of their creamy peanut butter brands over a health-related concern.