U.S. FDA says it will boost sampling and inspections in bid to reduce toxic elements in baby food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it will boost sampling of foods for babies and young children and increase inspections after a congressional report found “dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals” in some baby foods that it said could cause neurological damage. The FDA stopped short of committing to issuing new regulations,… Read More U.S. FDA says it will boost sampling and inspections in bid to reduce toxic elements in baby food

U.S. FDA issues warning to Whole Foods Market over misbranding of food products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Tuesday it has issued a warning letter to Amazon.com Inc’s Whole Foods Market for not labeling some products for the presence of food allergens, which led to a series of product recalls. The supermarket chain, which was bought by Amazon in 2017 for $13.7 billion, has… Read More U.S. FDA issues warning to Whole Foods Market over misbranding of food products

U.S. FDA approves Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

Moderna Inc’s coronavirus vaccine on Friday became the second to receive emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, welcome news to a nation with a staggering COVID-19 death toll of over 307,000 lives lost. Millions of doses of the Moderna vaccine are expected to be added to the U.S. rollout, which… Read More U.S. FDA approves Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

U.S. FDA approves emergency use of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first inoculations expected within days, marking a turning point in a country where the pandemic has killed more than 295,000 people. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency use authorization for the vaccine, developed with German… Read More U.S. FDA approves emergency use of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine