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.
Federal food safety inspectors say prepared barbecue chicken salads sold at Trader Joe’s are being recalled because they contain diced onions that may be contaminated with the potentially deadly listeria bacteria.
Turtles may be a popular household pet but they are being blamed for a multistate Salmonella outbreak, mostly in young children.
The FDA has approved a new weight loss drug, Locacerin, which will be sold as Belviq. It works by triggering responses in the brain that help patients feel fuller sooner.
California voters will soon decide whether to require special labels for food made from genetically modified ingredients, in a closely watched test of consumer attitudes about the merits of genetically engineered crops.
Quarantines were lifted on two Central California dairies associated with a case of mad cow disease after investigators found no link between the illness and food the diseased bovine might have consumed, federal officials said Friday.
Arsenic is a dangerous poison that for decades has frightened people by its name alone, but now the substance is finding its way into popular foods.