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.
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.
FDA Says Some Dog Foods Might Be Linked To Canine Heart DiseaseThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning dog owners of a possible link between certain dog food brands and a serious form of canine heart disease.
Illinois Federal Worker Burning Through Savings To Pay For Medical Needs Of Son With AutismIf the partial government shutdown doesn't end Tuesday, some 800,000 federal workers will miss another paycheck on Friday, marking the second time federal workers have gone without pay since the shutdown began 32 days ago.
E. Coli Outbreak Traced To California Farm; Some Romaine Lettuce Safe To EatThe strain of E. coli causing the current outbreak in romaine lettuce has been found in a reservoir on a farm in Santa Barbara County, California, the US Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
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.
FDA Seizes Thousands Of Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JuulThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently staged a surprise inspection and seized "over a thousand documents" at the headquarters of Juul, the nation's leading e-cigarette manufacturer.
Almond Milk Recalled Because It May Contain Real MilkThe product is safe to consume unless you have a milk allergy or sensitivity, the FDA says.
Kirk Urges Prompt FDA Approval Of Nasal Version Of NarcanU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was pressuring the Food and Drug Administration to quickly approve a nasal spray that can treat heroin overdoses in an emergency.
Former Lyons Cop Gets 5 Years For ExtortionA former Lyons police officer has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, for using his badge to steal contraband cigarettes from dealers he was arresting.