Tag Archives: FDA

Webinar: How FDA Regulates Imported Products

Nov. 30 Webinar: How FDA Regulates Imported Products FDA handles millions of shipments of FDA-regulated products imported into the U.S. each year. Learn more and find out how to connect to this 30-minute webinar at http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm280913.htm

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FDA Unveils Final Cigarette Warning Labels

  New labels will help prevent children from smoking and help adults quit The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today unveiled the nine graphic health warnings required to appear on every pack of cigarettes sold in the United States … Continue reading

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FDA Revamps Recall Food-Safety Awareness Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm2005683.htm The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world. Nevertheless, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), foodborne disease causes approximately 76 million illnesses, … Continue reading

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Public Health Updates

The following items were posted on the BHIC Blog. For simplicity’s sake, we’ve posted the article below: FDA Revamps Recall Resource, Promotes Food-Safety Awareness http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm2005683.htm The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world. Nevertheless, according … Continue reading

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Using Supplements Wisely

FDA: Tainted products marketed as dietary supplements potentially dangerous Agency working with trade associations to increase company vigilance and protect public http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm236967.htm In a letter sent today to dietary supplement manufacturers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expressed concern about … Continue reading

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‘Lucky 13′ Tips for a Safe Halloween

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. ‘Lucky 13′ Tips for a Safe Halloween http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm230283.htm As Halloween gets closer, review the “lucky 13” ways to have a safe Halloween from the FDA.      Tips on safe costumes and safe trips … Continue reading

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Updates on Prescription Drug Standards

Siobhan Champ-Blackwell posted the following on the BHIC Blog. Recommendations on Prescription Container Labeling http://bit.ly/bfo3Tl The Health Literacy and Prescription Container Labeling Advisory Panel (HL AP) has made a series of recommendations to its sponsoring Expert Committee, the Safe Medication … Continue reading

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Pillbox

The National Library of Medicine,  in partnership with the Food and Drug Administration is beta testing Pillbox, a reference system for tablet and capsule medications. The site currently contains 5,693 records – 779 of which have images. The system combines … Continue reading

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