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E. coli outbreak leads to massive flour recall

Yesterday, General Mills expanded its flour recall due to four more reported illnesses from eating raw dough or batter produced from flour produced last fall. The company announced a flour recall in May 31, 2016 after multiple E. coli outbreaks that are potentially linked to their flour products (Gold Medal, Wondra, and Signature Kitchens). Federal and […]

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Operation Pangea targets unlawful internet sales of illegal prescription drugs

The FDA along with several international regulatory and law enforcement agencies took action this week against over 4,000 websites that were illegally selling dangerous and unapproved prescription drugs to U.S. consumers. This effort was part of an Operation called Pangea IX which was a global cooperative effort that included INTERPOL to stop the unlawful sale and distribution of illegal and potentially counterfeit medical […]

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Drug Testing, Approvals Process Fatally Flawed, Says New Study

More drug catastrophes like the Vioxx disaster are inevitable, says Donald Light, a professor of comparative health policy at the University of New Jersey, who contends that the current system of FDA administered testing and approval in the United States is increasingly inadequate. “Drug disasters are literally built into the current system of drug testing […]

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