FDA Approves First At-Home Coronavirus Test (CBS News)The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it approved the first authorized at-home coronavirus test.
Good Question: What Exactly Are Artificial Flavors?In simple terms, a natural flavor must come from a natural product -- like fruit, vegetables, roots or meats.
FDA Wants To Replace 'Sell By' With 'Best If Used By' To Cut Down On WasteDo you have a hard time figuring out if something has gone bad in your fridge?
FDA Proposes New Regulations Limiting E-Cig Sales To MinorsClearway Minnesota estimates there has been a 50 percent increase of e-cigarettes used by minors since 2014.
How Often Should We Replace Our Makeup?How old is your mascara? Eyeliner? Lipstick? If you don’t wear them every day, it could be time to throw them out.
Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review From FDAU.S. health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the country.
Good Question: Why Are We Seeing More Food Recalls?There have been about 30 food recalls across the country, just this month.
FDA: Don't Eat Raw Cookie DoughIn a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, federal regulators said this week that people should not eat raw dough or batter of any kind due to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E. coli bacteria found in some recalled flourFDA:
Good Question: What Are The Food Safety Rules For Restaurants?Chipotle now says a sick employee at one of its Massachusetts restaurants could have led to 80 people coming down with norovirus. So, what are the food safety rules for restaurants? Good Question.
Good Question: How Are Calories Measured In Food?By the end of 2016, the FDA will require larger chain restaurants, fast-food places and some business that sell food to post this calorie information. So, Chris from Madison asks: How are calories measured in food? Good Question.
Good Question: What's The Difference Between Sugar & High-Fructose Corn Syrup?This week, sugar makers and corn refiners began another round in their billion dollar court battle. Each maintains the other side has made false claims in the highly competitive sweetener market. So, what is the difference between high-fructose corn syrup and sugar? Good Question.
Minnesota Mothers Warn Of Permanent Birth Control ProductWomen are planning protests across the country this week against a form of permanent birth control. The FDA announced it will take another look at Essure, the device marketed as being safer and cheaper alternative to getting your tubes tied.
FDA Moves To Halt Medtronic's Production Of Drug PumpThe Food and Drug Administration has filed a court order against medical device giant Medtronic over repeated problems with its implantable drug pumps that went uncorrected for years.
Chipotle Finishes Removing GMO Ingredients From Its FoodChipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so.
Health Officials Link Calif. Apple Packer To Listeria DeathsStrains of listeria found inside a California apple packing facility match listeria bacteria that have sickened 32 people across the country, including at least three deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said. The illnesses and deaths have been linked to consumption of caramel apples. Health officials warned consumers in December to avoid all prepackaged caramel apples after the deaths and illnesses in 11 states were reported.