Articles tagged with: Food and Drug Administration

11 September 2014

FDA approves new weight loss pill

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new weight loss pill for only the third time in the last decade.Contrave, which works by decreasing appetite, was approved for people who are obese or ...

25 April 2014

FDA decides to back off on tightening brewery regulations

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Some farmers and brewers are breathing a sigh of relief after the Food and Drug Administration decided to back off on tightening regulations for left-over grain. Senator Ron Wyden s ...

24 April 2014

E-cigarettes: A closer look

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The Food and Drug Administration has taken its first steps toward regulating e-cigarettes.It's a booming business that's quickly grown into a $2-billion a year industry without much ove ...

23 April 2014

FDA ruling brewing opposition

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A Klamath Falls brewer and rancher is concerned about a proposed F.D.A. regulation that's on tap. Rod Kucera of 'Mia and Pia's Pizzeria and Brewhouse' brews beer, and raises c ...

14 April 2014

FDA hears proposals on brewery regulations

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The Food and Drug Administration is looking at tightening regulations on farm animal feed. Some of that feed comes from beer breweries. Some say the proposed ruling could hurt local ...

26 March 2014

Nonprofit releases "fraudulent food" database

Posted in Local, Regional, Health

Grocery shoppers beware! Is what you think you're buying actually what you're getting? The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention is a nonprofit that sets standards used by the FDA and it just released a " ...