U.S. Food and Drug Administration

September 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

The FDA, Vaping, and You

Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death in the United States, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Since 2009, FDA has regulated cigarettes, smokeless, and roll-your-own tobacco.  The FDA finalized a rule, effective August 8, 2016, to regulate all tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems. Despite […]

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April 10, 2019 | Sam Merrill

FDA to Host Workshop on Youth Tobacco Use in White Oak

The Food and Drug Administration is holding a public scientific workshop at their White Oak campus next month to address the growing epidemic of teen nicotine addiction. The workshop, titled “Youth Tobacco Cessation: Science and Treatment Strategies,” will discuss the challenges, science, and treatment strategies involved with teen tobacco use and addiction, particularly with the […]

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February 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Smokehouse Recalls Pet Products Due to Possible Salmonella

Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. based in Sun Valley, California is recalling all package types of dog treats labeled as “Beefy Munchies,” due to possible contamination with Salmonella.  According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have […]

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October 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

LifeSci Village is Now Viva White Oak

LifeSci Village- a planned, 300-acre, mixed-use project in the White Oak area- is now Viva White Oak. Developers announced the new name and logo after soliciting input from a community-based committee called Labquest, which was “instrumental” in attracting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to White Oak and in advancing approval of the county’s White Oak […]

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April 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

Consumers Warned of Lead Issues in Bo-Ying Compound

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is warning consumers about lead contamination found in Bo-Ying Compound manufactured by Eu Yan Sang (Hong Kong), a powdered product marketed for the treatment of a wide array of conditions in infants and children. DHMH is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and public […]

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