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FDA Infant Formula Update: August 5, 2022

By DeECO / August 9, 2022 /

Original Post For Immediate Release: August 05, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on additional steps it has taken that will lead to more infant formula available in the U.S. under the agency’s recent increased flexibilities. Company (Product Origin): Nestlé Health Science (The Netherlands) Product(s): Nestlé SMA Nutrition Althéra   Type of…

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FDA Recognizes National Immunization Awareness Month

By DeECO / August 4, 2022 /

Original Post By: Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs National Immunization Awareness Month provides us an opportunity to think about how far the development and advancement of immunization science has come, and its impact on public health. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plays a key role in immunization by evaluating vaccines…

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FDA Infant Formula Update: July 29, 2022

By DeECO / August 2, 2022 /

Original Post For Immediate Release: July 29, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on additional steps it has taken that will lead to more infant formula available in the U.S. under the agency’s recent increased flexibilities. Company: Danone’s Nutricia (Netherlands) Product(s): Pepticate and Pepticate Syneo Type of Formula: Specialty – Extensively Hydrolyzed Formula…

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FDA Provides Update on Agency Response to Monkeypox Outbreak

By DeECO / August 1, 2022 /

Original Post For Immediate Release: July 29, 2022 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on its multipronged response to monkeypox in the United States, including its efforts in the areas of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics. The agency has also established a dedicated website to provide important information about the FDA’s ongoing regulatory…

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How Gene Therapy Can Cure or Treat Diseases

By DeECO / July 28, 2022 /

Original Post The genes in your body’s cells play a key role in your health. Indeed, a defective gene or genes can make you sick. Recognizing this, scientists have worked for decades on ways to modify genes or replace faulty genes with healthy ones to treat, cure, or prevent a disease or medical condition. This…

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Vi-Jon, LLC Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Flavors and Lots Within Expiry of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Due to Microbial Contamination

By DeECO / July 27, 2022 /

Original Post Summary Company Announcement Date: July 25, 2022 FDA Publish Date: July 26, 2022 Product Type: Drugs  Reason for Announcement: Potential Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens contamination Company Name: Vi-Jon, LLC Brand Name: Multiple Brands Product Description: Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Company Announcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 25, 2022 – Smyrna, TN, Vi-Jon, LLC is expanding its voluntary…

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Voluntary Recall of Certain Over-the-Counter Products

By DeECO / July 26, 2022 / Comments Off on Voluntary Recall of Certain Over-the-Counter Products

Original Post Summary Company Announcement Date: July 21, 2022 FDA Publish Date: July 21, 2022 Product Type: Drugs  Reason for Announcement: Products stored outside of temperature requirements Company Name: Family Dollar Brand Name: Multiple brands Product Description: Multiple OTC Medical Products Company Announcement Family Dollar is initiating a voluntary retail level product recall of certain…

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SARS-CoV-2 Viral Mutations: Impact on COVID-19 Tests

By DeECO / July 25, 2022 / Comments Off on SARS-CoV-2 Viral Mutations: Impact on COVID-19 Tests

Original Post The SARS-CoV-2 virus has mutated over time, resulting in genetic variation in the population of circulating viral strains, also called lineages. This genetic variation may impact the virus’s properties such as transmission (for example, it may spread more easily) or the severity of symptoms on infected individuals (for example, it may cause more…

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Do Not Use Ultraviolet (UV) Wands That Give Off Unsafe Levels of Radiation: FDA Safety Communication

By DeECO / July 21, 2022 / Comments Off on Do Not Use Ultraviolet (UV) Wands That Give Off Unsafe Levels of Radiation: FDA Safety Communication

Original Post Date Issued:  July 20, 2022 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about the potential risk of injury associated with the use of certain brands of ultraviolet (UV) wands. Do not use these UV wands for disinfection because they may expose the user or any nearby person to unsafe levels…

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For Monkeypox Testing, Use Lesion Swab Samples to Avoid False Results: FDA Safety Communication

By DeECO / July 19, 2022 / Comments Off on For Monkeypox Testing, Use Lesion Swab Samples to Avoid False Results: FDA Safety Communication

Original Post Date Issued: July 15, 2022 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising people to use swab samples taken directly from a lesion (rash or growth) when testing for the monkeypox virus. The FDA is not aware of clinical data supporting the use of other sample types, such as blood or saliva,…

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