FDA Commissioner Talks About Abbott Labs Rapid Test IssueThe Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration spoke out after reports that Abbott Labs knew COVID-19 rapid tests may give inaccurate results.
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi Shares Warning About Fraudulent Antibody Tests, What Is Known So Far About COVID-19 AntibodiesAntibodies mean someone likely had the coronavirus and may have immunity to it. But there are some real concerns about the accuracy of some of the antibody tests.
What Are Antibody Tests And What Do They Mean For The Coronavirus Pandemic?Besides indicating some level of immunity, the presence of Covid-19 antibodies could help identify those who have been infected but never realized they had the disease.
Romaine Lettuce Implicated Again In New E. Coli OutbreakOfficials this week issued a warning that romaine lettuce from Salinas, California is to blame for an E. coli outbreak.
Senator Durbin Calls On FDA Commissioner To Take Action Against Youth E-Cigarette UseIllinois senator Dick Durbin is calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner to "get off the sidelines and address" the public health issue surrounding youth e-cigarette use.  
Pre-Cut Fruit Sold At Walmart, Target Recalled In IllinoisIllinois was among the 16 states where Caito Foods pre-cut melon products have been recalled.
States Move To Legalize CBD To End Confusion Over US RulesThe FDA has oversight of CBD because it is the active ingredient in an approved prescription drug to treat two rare seizure disorders.
Women Who Say Breast Implants Made Them Sick Demand FDA ActionWomen who claimed their breast implants made them sick demanded the Food and Drug Administration this week take new precautions to protect consumers.
FDA Warns Of Claire's Products Contaminated By AsbestosThe Food and Drug Administration is warning customers of contaminated makeup sold by Claire's and Justice retailers.
FDA Wants New Meetings With Juul, Altria On Teen VapingLate last year, Altria paid nearly $13 billion to purchase a 35 percent stake in Juul, which now controls most of the U.S. e-cigarette market.
AP Investigation: Insulin Pumps Have High Number of injuriesWhen it comes to medical devices, none have had more reported problems over the last decade than insulin pumps, a product that's used by hundreds of thousands of diabetics around the world, many of them children.