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FDA approves Benlysta to treat lupus

March 2011

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Benlysta (belimumab) to treat patients with active, autoantibody-positive lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) who are receiving standard therapy, including corticosteroids, antimalarials, immunosuppressives, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. full story »

Update on Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages

February 2011

FDA Announces Progress on Removal of Certain Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages from the Market full story »

FDA warns public of continued extortion scam by FDA impersonators

January 2011

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the public about criminals posing as FDA special agents and other law enforcement personnel as part of a continued international extortion scam. full story »

FDA Permits Wright County Egg to begin shipping shell eggs to consumers

December 2010

FDA today notified Wright County Egg LLC of Galt, Iowa, that the company has FDAs concurrence to begin shipping shell eggs full story »

FDA, CDC, and Costco warn consumers to avoid Bravo Farms Dutch Style Gouda cheese

November 2010

Raw milk cheese may be related to outbreak of E. coli infections full story »

Recall of Abbott Laboratories agrees to withdraw its obesity drug Meridia

October 2010

Abbott Laboratories agrees to withdraw its obesity drug Meridia full story »

Recall of Shell Eggs

September 2010

483 Inspectional Observations on the Egg Recall full story »

FDA seeks court order against Michigan dairy

August 2010

Government alleges cattle sold for human consumption contained illegal drug residues full story »

FDA Seeks Injunction Against Colorado Manufacturer of Cultured Cell Product

July 2010

Violations of current good manufacturing practice and labeling requirements cited. full story »

FDA Approves New Injectable Osteoporosis Treatment for Postmenopausal Women

June 2010

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Prolia, an injectable treatment for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who are at high risk for fractures. full story »

FDA Urges Industry to Take Additional Steps to Prevent Cargo Theft

May 2010

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today sent a letter to companies and a wide range of other key stakeholders detailing the agencys concern over cargo and warehouse thefts of FDA-regulated products. full story »

FDA Requires Device Manufacturers to Include Information on Pediatric Populations

April 2010

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that will begin implementing a requirement that device manufacturers provide readily available information in certain premarket applications on pediatric patients who suffer from the disease or condition that the device is intended to treat, diagnose, or cure, even if the device is intended for adult use. full story »

FDA Update on the Investigation into the Salmonella Montevideo Outbreak

March 2010

As part of the Salmonella Montevideo investigation, the Food and Drug Administration has been actively investigating the supply chain of black and red pepper supplied to Daniele International Inc., Pascoag, R.I. full story »

Bisphenol A (BPA)

February 2010

Update on Bisphenol A (BPA) for Use in Food. full story »

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