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  1. science of us
    Can a Party Drug Really Treat Severe Depression?The FDA just approved an anesthetic ketamine.
  2. yikes
    Your Claire’s Makeup May Have Asbestos in ItThe FDA is warning consumers to stop using some of the company’s products.
  3. science of us
    Good-bye to My Pal, FDA Commissioner Scott GottliebWell, shoot.
  4. outbreaks
    Okay, Now It’s Safe to Eat RomaineCaesar is back.
  5. government shutdown
    The FDA Can’t Do Its Job During the ShutdownAlmost all domestic food inspections have been suspended.
  6. outbreaks
    FDA Says It’s Identified the Source of the Romaine OutbreakWhich means romaine lettuce may return to the produce section very soon.
  7. thank you california
    California Is Banning Animal Testing in BeautyThey’re trying to do it by 2020.
  8. science of us
    Gynecologists Are Mad About the Safety Warning on Vaginal LasersSome are arguing that the FDA’s definition of “vaginal rejuvenation,” which includes treatment for pelvic pain, is too broad.
  9. science of us
    Natural Cycles Is the First Birth-Control App to Get FDA ApprovalBut it still might not be such a good idea to rely on it for pregnancy prevention.
  10. alt-milk
    The FDA Wants Almond- and Soy-Milk Companies to Stop Calling Themselves ‘Milk’It’s still a long shot, but prepare yourself for the possibility of “soy drink” and “oat juice” anyway.
  11. whoa
    In Blow to Almond-Milk Enthusiasts, FDA Chief Admits ‘An Almond Doesn’t Lactate’Brave.
  12. calorie counts
    Restaurant Chains Must Now Post Calorie Counts on MenusThe FDA’s long-awaited rule rolls out nationwide today.
  13. bad ideas
    Government to E-Cig Companies: Stop Making Vapes That Look Like Junk FoodIt’s the end of the line for Candy King Sour Worms and Vape Heads Sour Smurf Sauce.
  14. health concerns
    New FDA Study Is Another Reminder to Really Wash Those Fresh HerbsThe agency says cilantro, basil, and parsley all could be at risk.
  15. health warnings
    FDA Killjoys Warn You Can ‘Overdose’ on Black LicoriceToo much can apparently cause “congestive heart failure.”
  16. Joyless Feds Order Bakery to Stop Listing ‘Love’ As a Granola IngredientThe bakery called the agency’s warning letter “so George Orwell.”
  17. lawsuits
    Trump Administration Urges Judge to Disregard NYC’s Calorie-Count LawThe FDA sided with the grocery industry’s lawsuit seeking to block enforcement.
  18. meat alternatives
    Government Won’t Say Whether High-Tech Veggie Burgers Are Safe or NotBut they’re probably fine, right?
  19. bans
    Chuck Schumer Will Save America From the Menace of ‘Snortable Chocolate’Who didn’t see this one coming?
  20. scary beauty
    Congress Is Trying to Ban This Potentially Cancerous Lotion IngredientSenators are petitioning the FDA for help.
  21. fake news
    The Super Bowl Scandal of Rat-Meat Chicken Wings Is Another Case of Fake NewsA claim that China had exported thousands of pounds came from a fake-news website.
  22. hairy situations
    Why Two Groups Are Suing the FDA Over Hair-Straightening TreatmentsThey say both salon workers and customers are at risk.
  23. would you look at that
    Banning Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives and Millions of DollarsHow are we still debating this?
  24. regulators
    The Government Wants to Know How Much Nutella You EatFerrero is asking that the spread be treated as a non-dessert item.
  25. yikes
    These Teething Tablets and Gels May Have Killed 10 Kids, FDA SaysBad news for the homeopathic products.
  26. not good
    These Common Teething Products Are Dangerous for Young ChildrenThe FDA says consumers should stop using them and throw away whatever they have.
  27. snake oil
    You Probably Shouldn’t Drink This Coffee That Promises to Make Men Better at SexIt’s not the kind of morning pick-me-up you’re looking for.
  28. food fights
    The FDA Is Finally Going to Update the Definition of ‘Healthy’Currently, foods that are low in fat but high in sugar can use it, which, no.
  29. beauty
    This New Bill Could Keep Harsh Chemicals Out of Your MakeupIt would finally require the FDA to regulate what goes into makeup.
  30. female viagra
    The Grassroots Campaign for ‘Female Viagra’ Was Funded by Its ManufacturerThe effort got several women’s groups onboard despite concerns about the science.
  31. food policy
    Big Food Scrambling to Yank Added Sugars From ProductsMajor nutrition-label changes are coming in 2018.
  32. food policy
    Renewed Demands for FDA to Improve Food-Recall ProcessChuck Schumer is the latest to blast delays as a “recipe for disaster.”
  33. hairy situations
    FDA Issues Safety Alert for Wen ConditionerThere’s already a class-action lawsuit regarding the product.
  34. ice cold
    Cryotherapy Is an Extremely Cold Waste of Time, FDA SaysCold, hard truth.
  35. health warnings
    FDA Warns You Should Never Eat Raw Cookie Dough AgainThe pathogens in it “could be a problem.”
  36. Health Concerns
    FDA Warns Whole Foods to Fix ‘Serious’ Food-Safety ViolationsThe grocery chain has 15 days to fix leaky ceilings and other sanitization problems at a food-prep plant.
  37. big lotion
    No One Is Monitoring What’s in Your Skin CareOr your kid’s, either.
  38. Grains Of Salt
    FDA Urges Food Companies to Use Less SaltFor the first time, it’s urging companies to reduce the amount they cram into food.
  39. Recalls
    CDC Re-Warns About Massive Listeria RecallThe CDC re-warns consumers to check freezers for the 400 tainted products.
  40. ch-ch-changes
    What the New Nutrition Labels Will Look LikeGreetings, added sugar grams.
  41. pure evil
    New Nutrition Labels Will Remind You That Sugar Is the Root of All EvilAdded sugars will be called out on the new labels — whenever it is they arrive.
  42. food fights
    Kind Bars Got the FDA to Admit the Term ‘Healthy’ Is Basically a JokeOne small win for nuts.
  43. Food Policy
    The FDA Moves to Fix Its Broken Definition of ‘Healthy’ FoodRight now Pop-Tarts qualify, but salmon does not.
  44. e-cigarettes
    Teens Will Soon Need to Ask a Cool Older Friend to Buy Them E-CigarettesThe FDA announced sweeping new rules for the previously unregulated industry today.
  45. things men do not have to deal with
    Yeast-Infection Meds Could Lead to MiscarriageOf course, treating a women’s-health problem causes another health problem for women.
  46. shmashmortion
    What the Changes to Abortion-Pill Labels Really MeanThis is more political than medical.
  47. Calorie Crunchers
    FDA Now Says Calorie-Labeling Rule Won’t Go Into Effect Until 2017It’s the third delay to the deadline since 2015.
  48. Recalls
    Maytag Warns There Could Be Listeria in Its Prized Blue CheeseIt’s suspending production while the FDA investigates.
  49. Health Concerns
    The FDA Will Finally Test Food for Traces of the Weed Killer RoundupIt’s considered “probably carcinogenic to humans” by the WHO.
  50. Food Fraud
    Wood-Pulp Parmesan Is the Cheese America DeservesCellulose in food is nothing new.
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