News tagged with food and drug administration

Irradiation underused to fight E. coli in foods

(AP) -- Zapping salad fixings with just a bit of radiation can kill dangerous E. coli and other bacteria - and food safety experts say Europe's massive outbreak shows wary consumers should give the long-approved step a chance.

dateJun 06, 2011 in Health
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Groups sue US over antibiotics in farm feed

A coalition of consumer groups filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the US Food and Drug Administration over the use of human antibiotics in animal feed, saying it creates dangerous superbugs.

dateMay 25, 2011 in Environment
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US approves second new hepatitis C drug

The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Incivek to treat hepatitis C when taken along with the current two-drug regimen, marking the second such drug approval this month.

dateMay 23, 2011 in Medications
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