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States Urge Stronger Food Labeling Regulations

Attorneys general say voluntary system doesn't provide needed protection

A dozen states have appealed to the U.S. FDA to adopt a uniform labeling program for the front of food packages, to ensure that it provides unbiased nutrit...


FDA Warns of Evamist Risks to Children, Pets

Menopause drug could cause adverse effects through skin contact

The FDA is warning that inadvertent exposure to Evamist through skin contact with patients using this product has the potential for adverse effects in chil...


Judge Refuses To Dismiss Vitaminwater Suit

Calls sugar the drink's 'key, unnamed ingredient'

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Vitaminwater Suit: Vitaminwater's claim to fame, that it's a healthy alternative to water and other sports drinks, is about to get...


Nap Nanny Baby Recliners Recalled After Infant Dies

Nap Nanny Baby Recliners Recalled After Infant Dies...


Women Warned of Extreme Lead Content in Eyeliner

Hashmi Surma eyeliner 'is 70% lead,' Illinois Attorney General warns

A brand of imported eyeliner used by many Middle Eastern and South Asian women and girls contains dangerous amounts of lead, Illinois officials warn....


Many Doctors Don't Report Incompetent Colleagues

One-third of those surveyed would decline to intervene

If your doctor had a drug problem or was impaired in some way, you would probably hope that his or her colleagues would intervene and see that he gets help...


Toro Recalls Snow Blowers

The Toro Company is recalling about 38,000 snow blowers sold in the United States and Canada. Exposure to ethanol in gasoline can cause the carburetor need...


Wrigley Settles Eclipse Advertising Suit

Plaintiffs say 'natural germ killing' claims are bunk

Gum titan Wrigley has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that it falsely advertised its Eclipse gum and mints as having natural germ killing ...