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Farmers shift focus over Food Safety Modernization Act cost concerns

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While it is expected to improve food safety across the entire supply chain, the Food Safety Modernization Act has also caused concerns that many farmers and food manufacturers will be unable to meet the costs.
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FDA bans production at New Jersey compound firm over sterility issues

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken action against New Jersey-based compounding pharmacy Med Prep Consulting, Inc. over concerns relating to the sterility of its production.
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Bill passed to fight counterfeit drugs

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The United States has passed a bill intended to set up a national system for tracking pharmaceutical products through the supply chain to prevent counterfeit medicines from accessing the market.
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FDA takes action against Indian pharmaceutical companies

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Pharmaceutical company Hospira Inc. has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over lapses in the manufacturing of drugs, which were detected during an inspection of its facility in Irungattukottai, India, in October 2012.
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FDA files injunction against fish products manufacturer

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The U.S. Department of Justice has demanded a preliminary injunction on behalf of the U.S. FDA against New York City Fish, Inc., over concerns that its products do not meet federal standards of safety and could pose a threat to public health.
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FDA launches software to boost food contamination protection

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching a new software tool that can help food production facilities prevent intentional food contamination.
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FDA issues warning about Brooklyn-based juice manufacturer

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Carrot and beet juice products manufactured by the company may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause botulism.
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Budget cuts will not affect food processing facility inspections, FDA says

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Concerns have been raised by the industry that food safety might be compromised if the FDA cut the number of food inspectors at the end of September.
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FDA warns of counterfeit botox

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The U.S. FDA has warned in recent days that fraudulent versions of Allergan's drug Botox are being distributed here in the U.S. The agency called for healthcare practitioners and the general public to exercise caution when dealing with the drug.
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Salmonella outbreak from cucumbers hits 73 people in 18 states

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The outbreak is linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico, the CDC said. So far, 14 people have been hospitalized.
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