FDA Officials Reveal More Than Just Forgotten Smallpox Samples in Storage Room

FDA Officials Reveal More Than Just Forgotten Smallpox Samples in Storage Room

It was only hours after Congress interrogated the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about how the agency’s blunders with anthrax and bird flu, when other FDA officials revealed they had found more than just forgotten smallpox samples in a storage room on the National Institutes for Health campus in Maryland. The discovery […]

New Artificial Super Sweetener Approved by FDA

New Artificial Super Sweetener Approved by FDA

Ever sat in a restaurant and people in the party ask for a sweetener for their iced tea or coffee? Inevitably someone asks for a specific kind – the pink one, the yellow one, the blue one. Each major type of sweetener used in restaurants has distinguished itself with a different color packaging. Soon there will […]

FDA Pushing for Rule Over E-Cigarettes

FDA Pushing for Rule Over E-Cigarettes

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reportedly pushing for a rule that would establish its authority over electronic cigarettes. There are concerns that the e-cigarettes are starting to pose a heightened risk to children. The electronic cigarette is a device that looks like the real thing, but works off of batteries and […]

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