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Budget cuts will not affect food processing facility inspections, FDA says

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

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

The outbreak is linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico, the CDC said. So far, 14 people have been hospitalized.
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FDA could face legal action over triclosan review

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Natural Resources Defense Council could pursue legal action against the FDA, trying to force the agency to finalize its regulation of triclosan, a chemical used in over-the-counter antiseptic antimicrobial soap, in toys and other consumer products
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Compounding pharmacy issues recall over sterility doubts

Florida-based Balanced Solutions Compounding Pharmacy has issued a voluntary recall of all lots of its sterile non-expired drug products sold nationwide following concerns that their sterility may be compromised.
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FDA requests higher budget for 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it is requesting a budget of $4.7 billion in fiscal 2014 to ensure that public health in the United States is protected and promoted.
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Titan Pharma's opioid dependence treatment recommended for approval

The Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended the approval of a new treatment for opioid addiction by Titan Pharmaceuticals, called Probuphine.
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Seattle soy processor's license revoked over sanitary issues

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has closed a Seattle soy products manufacturer over persistent sanitation issues, the regulator has announced.
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FDA looks into link between diabetes drugs and pancreatic cancer risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating a possible link between a number of commonly used diabetes drugs and pre-cancerous changes to the pancreas.
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Reckitt hit by FDA approval of rival drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to two generic versions of Suboxone, a drug used for treating heroin addiction, manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser.
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