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FDA requests higher budget for 2014

April 16, 2013
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

March 26, 2013
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

March 20, 2013
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

March 20, 2013
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

February 28, 2013
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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FDA takes action against Chicago-based sprout producer

February 27, 2013
The U.S. Food And Drug Administration has entered into a consent decree of permanent injunction with U Joo Foods, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., a sprout processor whose production had failed to meet sanitary standards.
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Organic baby spinach recalled in 36 states due to E. coli

February 19, 2013
Organic baby spinach products manufactured by California-based Taylor Farms Retail Inc. have been voluntarily recalled, following an alert over possible Enterohemorrhagic E. coli contamination.
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FDA issues warning letter to cheese manufacturer

February 8, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Gioia Cheese Company, Inc., headquartered in South El Monte, Calif., after inspectors tested samples from its production facility and found they were contaminated with listeria.
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Soy processor Green Hope to halt operations over food safety breaches

February 6, 2013
U.S. organic soy processing firm Green Hope LLC has agreed to a consent decree of permanent injunction after several inspections by regulators found food safety violations at its plant.
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FDA to tighten control on painkillers

February 1, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering measures to make prescription drugs more difficult to access in a move to prevent overdoses associated with painkillers like OxyContin and Opana, which killed 16,000 people in 2010 alone.
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