State and federal investigators are trying to figure out the source of a stomach bug that has sickened 372 people in 15 states. Iowa and Nebraska have linked some cases in their states to eating pre-packaged salad mix, but the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Full story
A lawyer for an American soldier set to be sentenced for killing 16 Afghan civilians may cite a new Food and Drug Administration warning about the psychiatric side effects of an antimalarial drug used by U.S. troops. Full story
(Reuters) - A vitamin B dietary supplement called B-50 contains two anabolic steroids and has been cited as causing unusual hair growth in women and impotence in men, U.S. health regulators said on Friday, warning consumers to avoid the product. Full story
Thousands die every year from food-related illnesses, but the FDA’s new proposed rules for oversight of imported food would require the importers to meet certain standards before food comes into the U.S. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
The FDA announced Tuesday that after public pressure and warnings from the agency, the last company offering a potentially dangerous weight-loss supplement has stopped doing so. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
The Food and Drug Administration is lowering the current acceptable amount of arsenic in apple juice from 23 parts per billion to 10.
For women of a certain age, there could be a new answer to a troubling problem. The FDA has approved a medication for hot flashes that doesn't involve hormone therapy. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.
Those who take products containing zolpidem, best known by the drug’s brand name Ambien, are now being advised to take less of the medication. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
This undated image made available by Teva Women's Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step tablet, one of the brands known as the "morning-after pill." The Plan B morning-after pill is moving over-the-counter, a decision announced by the Food and Drug Administration just days before a c
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: This photo illustration shows a package of Plan B contraceptive on April 5, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. A federal judge in New York City has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to make Plan B contraceptive, also known as the morning after pill, available to younger teens
Staff Scientist Ji Guo inspects test tubes containing dyes in a laboratory at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Silver Spring, Maryland in this file photo from August 14, 2012. Picture taken August 14, 2012. The Food and Drug Administration announced a reduction of $133 million in non-user
Inside look at border inspection and testing facilities in California.