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FDA warns Americans of toxic hand sanitizers

U.S. health officials are warning Americans again to avoid a growing list of imported hand sanitizers that may be contaminated with the toxic chemical methanol.

US approves new coronavirus antigen test with fast results

U.S. regulators have approved a new type of coronavirus test that administration officials have touted as a key to opening up the country.

FDA approves LabCorp at-home COVID-19 testing kit

The North Carolina-based life sciences company LabCorp announced Tuesday that they received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA for their at-home COVID-19 test.

Concerns about possible metal, plastic contamination lead to cottage cheese recall

Breakstone's has recalled 9,500 cases of cottage cheese due to the potential presence of pieces of red plastic and metal inside the product.

Nestle recalls cookie dough due to possible presence of rubber pieces

Nestlé USA announced a voluntary recall of some of its cookie dough products due to pieces of rubber that may be in the product. 

Hospitals could face shortage of critical surgical tools, FDA warns

Hospitals could soon face shortages of critical surgical tools because several plants that sterilize the equipment have been shut down, government health officials warn.
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General Mills recalls Gold Medal Flour for possible E. coli contamination

The Food and Drug Administration says General Mills has issued a recall for certain kinds of flour over E.coli concerns.

Walgreens to hike minimum age for store tobacco sales

Walgreens has decided to ban tobacco sales to minors several weeks after a federal official called the drugstore chain a top violator of laws restricting access to cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and other products.

US experts weigh breast implant safety amid new concerns

U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in an ongoing debate about their potential health effects.

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