FDA Advisers Endorse Pfizer Booster Shots For Elderly And High-Risk AmericansA panel of the FDA's vaccine advisers voted to unanimously endorse Pfizer booster shots for elderly and high-risk Americans.
FDA Authorizes Extra COVID Vaccine Dose For Some Immunocompromised AmericansU.S. regulators on Thursday said transplant recipients and others with severely weakened immune systems can get an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to better protect them as the Delta variant continues to surge.
Neutrogena, Aveeno Spray Sunscreens Recalled After Testing Positive For Potentially Cancer-Causing BenzeneSamples of four Neutrogena and one Aveeno spray sunscreen products tested positive for benzene, which is not an ingredient in sunscreen. Johnson & Johnson says they are looking into how the substance got into the products.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine For Children Ages 12 To 15This is the first Covid-19 vaccine in the United States authorized for use in younger teens and adolescents; the vaccine had previously been authorized for people age 16 and older.
FDA Warns Against Consuming Real Water-Brand Alkaline Water After 5 Nevada Children, Infants Suffer Acute Liver FailureThe FDA says it was alerted this week to five cases of acute liver failure in infants and children from four different Southern Nevada households in November 2020.
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.