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Whole Foods Market Recalls Raw Macadamia Nuts Due To Salmonella Contamination

Whole Foods Market stores voluntarily recalled raw macadamia nuts Monday due to Salmonella contamination.

04/20/2015

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New FDA Guidelines To Require Some Chains To Post Calorie Counts On Wine Lists

Not everyone is praising a new federal guideline that will soon require many restaurants nationwide to post calorie counts on wine lists.

04/17/2015

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FDA Wants More Information On Scopes Linked To ‘Superbug’ Outbreaks

Federal health officials are stepping up their oversight of medical scopes linked to potentially fatal “superbug” outbreaks.

03/12/2015

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Southland Firefighter Says Popular Antibiotic Poisoned His Body, His Life

A Southland firefighter wants to warn others about a prescription drug that he says poisoned him and stripped him of the ability to do what he loves.

03/04/2015

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Reports: No FDA Approval For Device At Center Of UCLA Superbug Outbreak

A piece of medical equipment blamed for a so-called “superbug” outbreak at UCLA Medical Center was reportedly never approved for sale to hospitals by the Food and Drug Administration.

03/04/2015

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Torrance Lawmaker Wants Answers From FDA In Wake Of Superbug Outbreak

A California congressman wants answers from the Food and Drug Administration in the wake of superbug infections at a local hospital now linked to contaminated medical scopes.

02/25/2015

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Rep. Ted Lieu Wants Hearing On Superbug Outbreak

A California congressman wants an investigation into what the Food and Drug Administration is doing to prevent additional superbug infections after a deadly outbreak at a Los Angeles hospital linked to contaminated medical scopes.

02/23/2015

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Appetite-Suppressing Pacemaker-Like Device Gives Weight Loss A Boost

A device that promises to turn off hunger is the newest tool in the battle against overeating.

02/06/2015

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Santa Barbara Smokehouse Cold-Smoked Salmon Products Recalled

Officials warned the public on Friday to not eat certain Santa Barbara Smokehouse cold-smoked salmon products, due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

CBS Los Angeles–01/09/2015

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City Councilmen Call For End To FDA Ban On Gay Blood Donors

Los Angeles city officials introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. government to lift a longstanding prohibition on gay men giving blood at donation drives.

09/09/2014

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FDA Warns Routine Fibroid Surgery May Spread Hidden Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert that a routine procedure to treat fibroids may cause the spread of cancer.

05/08/2014

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Is Bee Sting Therapy Buzzing Into The Mainstream? Clinical Trials Underway For Chronic Pain

Dr. Lydie Hazan spoke to CBS2’s Lisa Sigell about her experience treating patients with Apimed, otherwise known as standardized and purified “venom in a vial”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/25/2014

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LA-Based Doctor, Activists Protest Release Of New Painkiller

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

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Canadian Meat Packers Announce Recall Of Salami, Ham Shipped To California

Approximately 8,895 pounds are affected by the recall, said the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

02/22/2014

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Health Officials Issue Warning About Eating Cactus Tainted By Pesticide

State health officials Sunday warned the public about eating cactus that was tainted by a dangerous pesticide in Mexico.

02/16/2014

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