FDA Warns Coronavirus Test Made By San Dimas Firm, Used By City Of LA, Could Produce False Negative ResultsThe Food and Drug Administration says the Curative SARS-Cov-2 test have the potential of coming back with a false negative and risks the health of the patient and further spread COVID-19 within the community.
First See-Through Surgical Mask Gets FDA ApprovalThe face covering -- a surgical-grade mask that can be used in operating rooms, clinics, schools and hospitality settings – is made by ClearMask LLC, an American medical supply company.
FDA Issues Frozen Shrimp Recall Over Salmonella Concerns; Products Include Costco's Kirkland BrandThe Food and Drug Administration issued a recall of frozen shrimp products Wednesday over salmonella concerns, including Kirkland brand products sold at Costco.
Dozens Of Hand Sanitizers Now Under FDA Recall; Some Brands Had Been Sold At Walmart, TargetSome of the products, including the Born Basic brand and Scent Theory, have been sold at Walmart and Target.
FDA Recalls Several More Brands Of Hand Sanitizer That Contain MethanolThe brands include Born Basic, Scent Theory and Lux Eoi, according to the FDA. The brands claim to contain ethanol, but tested for methanol, which can be toxic when absorbed through the skin and may be life threatening.
FDA Warns Against Using 9 Hand Sanitizers Containing MethanolThe nine hand sanitizers were all manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico and include label brands like All-Clean, Esk Biochem, CleanCare, Lavar 70, the Good Gel and Saniderm.
'How Can I Be Sick?' Woman Who Took Hydroxychloroquine For 19 Years To Treat Lupus Still Got COVID-19A Wisconsin woman is warning people that the anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, wil not protect someone from COVID-19.
Feds Order Lake Forest Company To Stop Distributing Hand Sanitizer It Claimed Fights Norovirus, EbolaAccording to a 2018 federal complaint, the company marketed their products as being effective against pathogens such as norovirus, rhinovirus, rotavirus, flu virus, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aerus bacteria and Ebola.
Vape Shop Owners Say New FDA Bans Will Negatively Impact Legal SalesJust one day after the New Year, the FDA took action in an attempt curb the teen vaping crisis — announcing its plan to ban mint, desert and fruit-flavored e-cigarette cartridges popular with teenagers across the county.
FDA Warns SoCal Companies Suspected Of Illegally Selling Products Containing CBDThe federal government warned 15 companies Monday for illegally selling products containing an ingredient usually found in marijuana — cannabidiol or CBD — in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
Zantac Has Low Levels Of Cancer-Causing Chemical, FDA Warns
FDA Warns Juul Over Marketing Claiming Product Is Safer Than Traditional CigarettesThe FDA is warning leading e-cigarette company Juul about its marketing tactics that claim the company's vaping products are a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes.
FDA Investigating Possible Link Between Vaping And SeizuresThe Food and Drug Administration announced they are investigating 127 reports of seizures, fainting, or tremors possibly related to e-cigarettes.
FDA Issues Recall On Tattoo Ink Contaminated With BacteriaThe FDA has issued a recall on six different types of tattoo ink after discovering traces of bacteria.
FDA Issues Warning Against 'Vampire Treatments'The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the warning this week as such treatments gain in popularity across the country, including in Los Angeles.