Tag Archives: Food and Drug Administration

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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Needles and Other Sharps Safe Disposal Outside of Health Care Settings

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “This webpage gives tips for safely disposing (getting rid of) needles and other sharp devices that are used outside of health care settings. Patients and caregivers should keep these tips in mind … Continue reading

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Lock it Up: Medicine Safety in Your Home

The following was posted by the FDA. Lock it Up: Medicine Safety in Your Home (Video) Every year thousands of children are hospitalized and some die after taking medicine not meant for them. FDA pharmacist Connie Jung explains in this … Continue reading

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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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Redigned FDA Web Page

Redesigned FDA Web Page Fosters Food-Safety Awareness Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:21:00 -0500 FDA Web site helps consumers and food producers get involved.

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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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