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FDA Gives 7 Companies Go Ahead To Market Generic Plavix

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just gave seven companies the go-ahead to market generic Plavix. Plavix is a blood thinner prescribed for the prevention of blood clots, heart attacks, and which has been linked to serious side effects such as the heart attacks and strokes it is supposed to ...

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Western Pennsylvania Familes File Suit Over Alleged Fracking Pollution

Three families in western Pennsylvania believe a leading hydraulic fracturing (fracking) company and two water testing labs are conspiring to produce false results that show natural gas drilling is not contaminating their private water wells.

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FDA Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacement Investigation Is Flawed, Researchers Say

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) metal-on-metal hip replacement investigation is flawed, according to researchers.

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Conspiracy Claims in Talcum Powder Case Survive Motion to Dismiss

Conspiracy Claims in Talcum Powder Case Survive Motion to Dismiss

E. District of Missouri denied motion to dismiss conspiracy claims. Lawsuit alleges the defendants conspired to misrepresent true dangers with use of talcum powder.

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Cancer Groups Call for E-cigarettes Regulation/Research

Two Leading Cancer Groups Issue Call for Regulation of E-cigarettes and Research on Health Risks

In a joint statement, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research have called on the federal government to move quickly to regulate e-cigarettes and increase research on their health effects. These leading research and treatment organizations asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make ...

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System for Tracking Prescription Drug Side Effects Flawed

Study Finds System for Tracking Prescription Drug Side Effects Flawed

System for keeping track of dangerous side effects of prescription drugs is flawed because drug makers are submitting incomplete information about problems to the FDA.

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Dozens Receive Nonsterile Simulated Saline Solution

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The FDA said last week that more than 40 patients had received intravenous simulated saline that was not sterile and was not intended for human use.

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Johnson & Johnson Marketing of Gynecare Prolift Transvaginal Mesh Raises More Questions

Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit are again coming under scrutiny for the way it marketed its Gynecare ProLift transvaginal mesh product. According to a new report from Bloomberg News, Johnson & Johnson continued marketing the Gynecare ProLift device for months after it received a warning from the ...

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Newly-Filed Plavix Lawsuits Claim Drug Caused Gastrointestinal Bleeds, Cerebral Hemorrhage, and TTP

The manufacturer of Plavix continues to be named in lawsuits alleging the blood thinner caused some patients to suffer from serious bleeding side effects. Most recently, the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP filed nine Plavix bleeding lawsuits in state court in New York.

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Failing DePuy ASR Hip Implants Sending Hundreds of Australians Back to the OR

Roughly 1,000 people in Australia have had to undergo revision surgeries because of failed DePuy ASR hip implants. According to TheAge.com, DePuy Orthopaedics has heard from more than 4,000 people in Australia and New Zealand seeking help with the recalled metal-on-metal hip replacement devices.

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Salmonella Prompts Recall of Boots & Barkley Pet Treats

The potential for Salmonella contamination has prompted a recall of Boots & Barkley Pet Treats, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Specifically, Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, Colorado issued a recall of its Boots & Barkley 6-Count … Continue reading

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Salmonella Peanut Butter Recall Now Includes 76 Brands

The ongoing Salmonella peanut butter recall now includes 76 product brands with Sunland Inc. of New Mexico expanding its recall to include both peanut and almond butter. The Salmonella strain involved is fairly rare—Salmonella Bredeney. The recall was prompted after … Continue reading

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Cut Fruit Express Recalls Cantaloupe Products for Possible Salmonella

Cut Fruit Express, Inc. of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota has recalled packaged fruit products containing cantaloupe over possible Salmonella contamination, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) said. The fruit was distributed through September 5th, 2012. A complete listing of … Continue reading

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Salmonella Linked to Mexican Mangoes Prompts Import Alert

Salmonella, the dangerous, sometimes deadly food borne pathogen, has been linked to Mexican mangoes and has prompted an import alert. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is detaining imports of the tropical fruit from a Mexican packing house after … Continue reading

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Avoderm Dog Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

AvoDerm dog food is being recalled for potential contamination with the dangerous Salmonella pathogen, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. The recall involves Breeder’s Choice AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula. The AvoDerm … Continue reading

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Bikes Sold At Meijer Stores Recalled For Fall Hazard

Bikes that were sold at Meijer stores have been recalled for fall hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. About 68,000 Huffy, Iron Horse, Mongoose, Northwoods, Pacific, Razor, and Schwinn bicycles—in various models—have been recalled by the … Continue reading

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Probiotic Formulas Recalled For Salmonella Risk

Probiotic formulas have been recalled over potential Salmonella risk, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. Eco Health, Inc. of Chatsworth, California is recalling its florAlign Prebiotic Formula Powder in 90 gram (60 units), 180 gram (40 units), … Continue reading

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Salmonella Back At Iowa Egg Farm

Salmonella is back at an Iowa egg farm that promised to clean up its act in 2010 following a massive outbreak of the sometimes-deadly food borne pathogen. Following a recent government safety inspection, Salmonella Heidelberg was discovered in two of … Continue reading

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103 U.S. Salmonella Cases Linked to Tainted Mangoes

Earlier this week, we wrote that Mexican mangoes were being recalled over concerns that the fruit is contaminated with the dangerous, sometimes fatal, Salmonella pathogen. Now, United States Salmonella cases are being linked to the tainted mangoes, which were first … Continue reading

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Mexican Mangoes Recalled for Salmonella

Mexican mangoes are being recalled over concerns the fruit is contaminated with the dangerous, sometimes fatal, Salmonella pathogen. The Daniella brand mangoes were distributed by Splendid Products located in Burlingame, California, wrote USA Today, citing the firm’s general manager, Larry … Continue reading

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