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Horizon Hobby recalls Dynamite 40-Amp FWD REV Brushed ESC in various remote ECX controlled vehicles

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The vehicle’s electronic speed control (ESC) can fail and short circuit, posing a fire hazard.

FDA Takes Action Against Fraudulent Cancer Products

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By: Donald D. Ashley, J.D., and Douglas Stearn, J.D. A cancer diagnosis often provokes a sense of desperation. Unfortunately, rogue operations exploiting those fears peddle untested and potentially dangerous products, particularly on the internet. FDA responds in two ways: with compliance and enforcement actions against unscrupulous companies and with consumer education to decrease demand. Donald […]

Iodinated Contrast Media – Potential Risk of Hypothyroidism

Expanded Recall: Caramia Furniture Ltd. recalls various Dressers, Night Tables and Chests

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The affected products may tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall, posing an entrapment hazard.

Redefining the Term “Healthy” on Food Packages – Public Process Plays a Crucial Role

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By: Susan Mayne, Ph.D., and Douglas Balentine, Ph.D. When you see the word “healthy” used on a food package, what does that mean to you? Susan Mayne, Ph.D., is Director of FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition It’s FDA’s job to make sure that terms like “healthy,” which many people rely on to […]

Improving the Safety of Imported Foods Through Partnerships

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By: Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Camille Brewer, M.S., R.D., and Donald Prater, D.V.M. Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director of FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition At FDA, we recognize that the partnerships we build with other nations are key to our success in giving American consumers confidence in the safety of the foods they choose […]

Caramia Furniture Ltd. recalls Jaxson/Cameron 6 Drawer Dresser, Night Table and Tall Boy Chest

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The affected products may tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall, posing an entrapment hazard.

Linon Home Décor recalls dressers

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The recalled chests are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing a tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or serious injuries to children.

America’s Got Talent – Regulatory Science Style

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By: Stephen Ostroff, M.D. Veni Vidi Vici. It translates into English as “I came, I saw, I conquered.” It also happens to be the name chosen by one of the winners of the recently held America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition. Dr. Ostroff and FDA staff discuss projects with students from the University of Maryland […]

FAROUK Systems Inc. recalls CHI Tea Tree Blow Dry Primer Lotion

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Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program revealed this recalled lotion contains the preservative methylisothiazolinone (MI) at a concentration exceeding the current limit set out by Health Canada. MI is a strong sensitizer which may pose a significant risk of inducing allergic reactions and skin irritation.

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