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How FDA Plans to Help Consumers Capitalize on Advances in Science


By: Scott Gottlieb, M.D. We’re at a point in science where new medical technologies hold out the promise of better treatments for a widening number of vexing conditions. Over the last few decades, science has enabled fundamental advances in our understanding of the genetic and protein bases of human disease. These developments are already being […]

‘Fight BAC:’ FDA’s Little Green Monster Still Going Strong After 20 Years


By: John Swann, Ph.D. Twenty years ago, FDA was invaded by a hideous creature that today is still one of the most unforgettable and endearing artifacts in the FDA History vault. The giant green character (who came to life thanks to FDA staffers who wore the large ventilated costume) known as BAC, short for Bacteria, […]

Drug Use During Festival Season

OTTAWA – Summer time is here and so is music festival season. While music festivals and other summer parties are a great way to celebrate the season, it is important to consider safety, especially when it comes to drugs and alcohol.

Beautycounter recalls Nourishing Day Cream sold in various Gift Sets


The recalled product is contaminated with Pluralibacter gergoviae. This contaminated product poses a risk of causing infections in people with compromised or weakened immune systems.

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Recochem Inc. recalls Sonic Brake Fluid DOT 3 in white 350 mL bottle


The product was labelled as Brake Fluid DOT 3, but contains Power Steering Fluid. Using this product could result in a failure of the braking system.

Pali Design recalls Isabella Moses Basket Bassinet


Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these bassinets do not meet the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations in Canada.

FDA Working to Lift Barriers to Generic Drug Competition


By: Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Too many patients are being priced out of the medicines they need. While FDA doesn’t have a direct role in drug pricing, we can take steps to help address this problem by facilitating increased competition in the market for prescription drugs through the approval of lower-cost, generic medicines. Over the last […]

Kreative Kids, Inc. recalls Children's Animal Hooded Bathrobes


The children’s robes fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

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