It could get much more difficult to breathe in the new year for millions in the Southland who suffer from asthma.
The Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today that a California company was recalling approximately 2,300 pounds of chorizo because of mis-branding.
Asian food distributor Korean Farm is voluntarily recalling certain Assi brand frozen oysters from Korea after the Food and Drug Administration says they were linked to a norovirus outbreak that sickened three people in Washington state.
Yamaya USA, Inc. is recalling its Yamaya Masago because it may be contaminated with listeria.
The Food and Drug Administration is revising the nutrition facts label — that breakdown of fats, salts, sugars and nutrients on packaging — to give consumers more useful information and help fight the national obesity epidemic.
In a decision that could affect millions of women, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel found that the best-selling cancer drug in the world should not be used on breast cancer patients.
Dr. Stuart Linder visited the KCAL 9 studios Thursday to talk about recent FDA recommendations regarding breast implants.
The Food and Drug Administration has declared silicone breast implants are safe…but unlike diamonds, they are not forever.
Federal health officials say the latest data on silicone breast implants show they are relatively safe, despite frequent complications that lead about one in five women to have the implants removed within ten years.
The Food and Drug Administration is introducing new sunscreen guidelines in an effort to clear up confusion on labels.
The latest diet craze has many women and men injecting themselves with a substance that suppresses the appetite. But not everyone believes it’s safe.
The California Department of Public Health said on its website that traces of radioactive Iodine-131 was found March 28 in San Luis Obispo County.
The FDA says those with a body mass index between 30 and 40, and at least one weight-related medical condition, like diabetes, can now qualify for the surgery.
Most medical devices recalled in recent years because of deaths or life-threatening problems were cleared for approval under less stringent regulations that don’t require human testing, an analysis found.
Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. said Tuesday that U.S. health officials declined to approve the experimental weight loss pill Contrave and want the company to conduct an additional study to address potential heart safety concerns.