Salad Bar Romaine Lettuce Recalled Because of E.Coli Outbreak

Freshway Foods is recalling bagged romaine lettuce sold to wholesalers, food service outlets, and in-store salad bars and delis because of a possible link to illness caused by E.coli bacteria.  The recall is being supported by the FDA. Freshway does…  Read More

Tamper-Resistant OxyContin Approved by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new form of pain-reliever OxyContin designed to reduce tampering and abuse. It is difficult to cut, crush, chew, or dissolve the new pills, preserving the slow release of the active ingredient, oxycodone,…  Read More

FDA Warns Against Raw Milk Due to Bacterial Outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers against drinking raw milk.  At least 12 cases of campylobacteriosis have been reported in Michigan traced to unpasturized milk.  The milk came from the Forest Grove Dairy in Middlebury, Indiana. Symptoms include…  Read More

FDA Approves Risk Management Plan for ESAs

Cancer patients will learn more from their doctors about the possible risks and benefits of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) to manage anemia during chemotherapy under a new program just approved by the FDA. ESAs can be given to chemotherapy patients to…  Read More