Articles tagged with: Food and Drug Administration

16 June 2015

FDA announces trans fats ban

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News) The Food and Drug Administration is banning artificial trans fats from the American food supply.Trans fats are found in many fried foods and baked goods, and they keep packaged products f ...

23 March 2015

Amy's Kitchen recalls select food products over listeria concern

Posted in Local

Amy's Kitchen is recalling nearly 74,000 cases of frozen food because there's the possibility spinach used in them was contaminated with listeria. Over a dozen products were recalled, including Amy ...

17 March 2015

Trader Joe's recalls several raw walnut products

Posted in Regional

Medford, Ore. --- Trader Joe’s has recalled several of its raw walnut products due to the potential for salmonella contamination.The company says the recall was spurred after testing by an outside ...

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 " ...