FDA to Phase out Overuse of Antimicrobial Drugs in Livestock

FDA to Phase out Overuse of Antimicrobial Drugs in Livestock

The FDA is proposing a plan to phase out the indiscriminate overuse of antimicrobial drugs in livestock. “Implementing this strategy is an important step forward in addressing antimicrobial resistance,” said Michael Taylor, FDA deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine. The two-pronged plan also includes a new extension of veterinary oversight that will allow for antimicrobial […]

FDA Takes Over to Unclog America

FDA Takes Over to Unclog America

  The FDA is taking over to unclog America’s arteries one ban at a time. The FDA announced Thursday that they would make efforts to essentially eliminate trans fat from America’s diet. The substance used by food makers for a variety of reasons is said to be responsible for a host of diseases, including clogged […]

Hydrocodone and the FDA: a Similar Propensity to Be Abused

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Hydrocodone and the FDA: a Similar Propensity to Be Abused

What does hydrocodone and the FDA have in common?  Answer:  A similar propensity to be abused.   A recent concern raised by analysts about the viability of patients to choose, with their physicians’ blessings, hydrocodone as a combination drug to solve their medicinal needs has been raised by Fitch.   Fitch Ratings Inc. is a jointly owned […]