Food And Drug Administration

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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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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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FDA Can’t Find Cause Of Pet Poison, Seeks Help

All that’s left of Doodles are his ashes, a clay impression of his paw and a whole lot of questions owner Patricia Cassidy has about his mysterious death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2013

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Cutting-Edge Device Gives New Hope To Women Trying To Conceive

A cutting-edge device is giving new hope to women trying to conceive.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/03/2013

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Mom Sues Corona-Based Monster Energy Drink Over Teen’s Death

The mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Monster Beverage Corp., alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company’s energy drink.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2013

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Injured Kings Coach Credits Controversial Surgical Robot With Speedy Recovery

L.A. Kings coach Darryl Sutter is touting a controversial surgical robot with helping him to get back in the rink less than a week after undergoing double hernia surgery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2013

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Controversy Surrounds Judge’s Decision To Make Morning-After Pill Available For All Ages Without Prescription

A federal judge’s order Friday that the government must make the morning-after pill available over the counter for females of all ages has sparked nationwide conversation and controversy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2013

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Bumble Bee Recalls Tuna Products That May Not Be Sealed Properly

Bumble Bee Foods has issued a voluntary recall of several tuna products that do not meet the company’s standards for seal tightness, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

03/07/2013

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Electronic Cigarettes Banned Inside RivCo Buildings

Inland Empire smokers trying to kick the habit with so-called electronic cigarettes will have to do so outdoors, thanks to an approved ban by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2012

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Small Turtles Being Blamed For Multistate Salmonella Outbreak

Turtles may be a popular household pet but they are being blamed for a multistate Salmonella outbreak, mostly in young children.

07/04/2012

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Voters To Decide Whether Genetically Modified Food Will Get Special Label

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.

06/12/2012

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Huntington Beach Company Announces Shitake Recall

A Southern California company is recalling dried mushroom slices sold at Costco Wholesale stores that may have been contaminated with chemicals.

05/23/2012

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Inventor Of Zicam Gets 3 Years Probation For Unapproved Bird Flu Remedy

The man who invented Zicam was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation for illegally marketing an unapproved drug he claimed could prevent and treat bird flu.

04/26/2012

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FDA: Frozen Oyster Recall After Norovirus Cases

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.

11/05/2011

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FDA Panel Votes Against Avastin For Breast Cancer Treatment

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.

06/29/2011

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