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As of today, 435 tests and sample collection devices are authorized by the FDA under emergency use authorizations (EUAs). These include 298 molecular tests and sample collection devices, 85 antibody and other immune response tests, 51 antigen tests, and 1 diagnostic breath test.
The FDA continues to warn consumers not to purchase or use products marketed with variations of the names “Artri” or “Ortiga” due to potentially dangerous hidden active drug ingredients not listed on the product label. twitter.com/FDA_Drug_Info/…
Also on Tuesday, we issued a warning letter jointly with the Federal Trade Commission to Alternative Health Distribution LLC d/b/a CannaAid for selling unapproved and misbranded products for use in treating or preventing COVID-19. fda.gov/inspections-co…
Tuesday, we issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that oversee food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold foods. fda.gov/food/cfsan-con…
Yesterday, we issued a safety communication warning parents, caregivers, and health care providers not to use infant head shaping pillows intended to change an infant’s head shape and/or symmetry or claim to prevent or treat any medical condition. twitter.com/FDADeviceInfo/…
Today’s “FDA Roundup” includes news on head-shaping pillows, a revision to some food safety standards, and warning letters. fda.gov/news-events/pr…
.@US_FDA is seeking 1-2 patients ASAP who have experience with #HEMOPHILIA A — Spaces are limited. If you are interested in sharing your experience, email [email protected] Learn more about the FDA Patient Representative Program® at: fda.gov/patients/learn…
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FDA continues to receive adverse event reports involving delta-8 THC-containing products. Consumers should be aware that delta-8 THC products have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for safe use in any context: fda.gov/consumers/cons…
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Today, FDA updated the Health Care Provider Fact Sheet for bebtelovimab with specific information regarding expected reduced activity against certain emerging Omicron subvariants of SARS-CoV-2: fda.gov/drugs/drug-saf… View updated fact sheet: fda.gov/media/156152/d…
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Join us for the FDA Grand Rounds presentation on Nov. 17 to discuss augmented and virtual reality technology and potential medical applications. Register now: fda.gov/science-resear…
#Diabetes is a serious health condition affecting about 37 million U.S. adults and youth. Get tips on how to manage your diabetes at bit.ly/3BrpxrE #DiabetesAwarenessMonth #NDAM
The Office of the Chief Scientist is actively recruiting for a #Director to lead the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson, AR. Check out the announcement and apply today! usajobs.gov/job/687294000 #toxicology #pharmacology #microbiology #job
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There's a pretty good reason why you should get the updated COVID-19 vaccine now. Here's Dr. Peter Marks with more... #JustAMinute
Grabbing a sandwich for breakfast ? Take an extra minute or two to compare calorie info before you order and make the choice that’s right for you. fda.gov/caloriesonthem… #NationalSandwhichDay🥪Q
The FDA will continue to dedicate all available resources to help ensure that safe and nutritious infant formula products remain available for use in the U.S. and will keep the public informed of progress updates.
The products are expected to be sold at major U.S. retail outlets.
Products from a2 Milk Company (New Zealand) include: ➡️ a2 Platinum Infant Formula (0-6 months), 900g (a2MC Stage 1) ➡️ a2 PlatinumFollow-on Formula (6-12 months), 900g (a2MC Stage 2)
Products from Danone (Ireland) include: ➡️ Aptamil Care Stage 1, 0-6 months, Infant Milk (800 grams (g) retail container) ➡️ Aptamil Care Stage 2, 6-12 months, Follow On Milk (800 grams (g))
The FDA is exercising enforcement discretion for the importation of several infant formula products following the review of information provided pertaining to nutritional adequacy and safety. fda.gov/news-events/pr…
DYK how #aromatherapy products are regulated? Find out how they can be cosmetics, drugs, or something else: fda.gov/cosmetics/cosm… #NationalStressAwarenessDay
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Will #CookieMonsterDay inspire you to make cookies? Resist the urge to eat what’s left in the bowl! Raw dough can contain bacteria that can cause disease. #FDAORA has more info to keep you #FoodSafe: fda.gov/consumers/cons…
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#FDA wants to hear from you. Share your perspectives about gene therapy risks/benefits, clinical trials, & more at our patient-focused drug development listening meeting on November 15. Register here: bit.ly/3REqGEo
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#DYK if you live with someone who smokes, the secondhand smoke exposure increases your risk of lung cancer by 20-30%? Learn more ➡️ bit.ly/3SNARH2 via @FDATobacco #LCAM
As of today, 435 tests and sample collection devices are authorized by the FDA under emergency use authorizations (EUAs). These include 298 molecular tests and sample collection devices, 85 antibody and other immune response tests, 51 antigen tests, and 1 diagnostic breath test.
The next FDA Grand Rounds is Nov. 17 from 12-1 p.m. ET, on “Medical Extended Reality: Applications and Challenges.” The lecture will include an overview of augmented & virtual reality technology & of the landscape of potential medical applications. fda.gov/science-resear…
On Friday, we updated the answer to the questions, “I am developing a COVID-19 diagnostic test? How can I obtain appropriate test materials for assay validation?” on the COVID-19 Test Development and Review FAQs. fda.gov/medical-device…
On Monday, we issued a safety communication to alert patients, caregivers, and health care providers about a shortage of tracheostomy tubes, including Bivona tracheostomy tubes manufactured by ICU Medical. twitter.com/FDADeviceInfo/…
We also revised the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) of all COVID-19 antigen tests to revise the authorized uses and require updates to product labeling regarding repeat or serial testing. twitter.com/FDADeviceInfo/…
Today, we issued a proposed rule to amend the color additive regulations to increase the fees for certification services. twitter.com/FDAfood/status…
Today’s “FDA Roundup” includes news on color additive certification, a revision to the EUAs of all antigen tests, and a safety communication about tracheostomy tubes. fda.gov/news-events/pr…
FDA issued warning letters to Amazon, Walmart, and Latin Foods Market for distributing various “Artri” and/or “Ortiga” unapproved and misbranded drug products: fda.gov/drugs/drug-saf…
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Are you a caregiver looking for tips to help you manage your loved one's health? Check out these resources to help you keep your loved ones as healthy as they can be. bit.ly/3Ht9iy9 #NFCMonth
Fellas! Trying to gain cool points for #NationalMenMakeDinnerDay? Don't go in the negative by making that special someone, friend or family member sick. Follow these simple food safety tips ➡️ bit.ly/3Rswbps
These are troubling times. The kind of divisive and hateful language that we’ve seen on Twitter in recent days is alarming. It’s entirely unacceptable, and I fear for the health of our fellow citizens targeted by these attacks. KEEP READING… ⬇️⬇️
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Parents! During tonight's #Halloween festivities, don't forget to follow these simple steps to ensure your child’s treats are safe to eat. go.usa.gov/xpCwt #ChildrensHealthMonth
Do you know about RSV? What is it, and are there ways to prevent and treat this virus? Dr. Peter Marks has the answers on this episode of "Just a Minute!"
@FDAfood’s #NewNutritionFactsLabel! Bold calories, updated serving sizes, and new nutrient listings are just a few parts of the new look and information. Find it an aisle near you! fda.gov/NewNutritionFa… #SpiritHallowMeme #MondayMeme
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Your furry pals may want to get in on the #Halloween goodies, BUT different types of 🍫 contain different amounts of theobromine, the compound in chocolate that’s toxic to dogs. bit.ly/3zr3AuAX via@FDAanimalhealthha
It's no mystery. Disinformation comes in many costumes. #MeddlingKids #MemeMonday
Happy #Howloween from @FDAanimalhealth! Just like people, some pets get overheated or anxious in costumes. If your pet is uncomfortable in a costume, take it off! #trickortreat #tricksfortreats
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🎃 Have a happy & safe#Halloweenn!x
Baking spooky treats for #Halloween?👻 🧟 🧛 Don't taste raw cookie dough or cake batter that contains uncooked eggs or raw flour. Doing this can make you sicfda.gov/food/buy-store…33#HalloweenEveEzTJ
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of serious disability in the United States. Learn how to identify symptoms of a stroke & how it’s treated: bit.ly/3fIhodj #WorldStrokeDay
Today is #WorldStrokeDay. Smoking cigarettes can cause plaque buildup in your arteries, which can lead to a stroke. Find free tips and resources to start your journey to being smoke-free: bit.ly/3UHQFNI via @FDATobacco.
If you don’t properly dispose of the unused or expired prescription drugs in your home, they might find a new one… 😨 On this Prescription Drug#TakeBackDayy, help prevent drug misuse before it starts. VisitDEATakeBack.comq for a collection site near you.s
As of today, 435 tests and sample collection devices are authorized by the FDA under emergency use authorizations (EUAs). These include 298 molecular tests and sample collection devices, 85 antibody and other immune response tests, 51 antigen tests, and 1 diagnostic breath test.
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