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What’s The Calorie Count In That Pizza Slice? FDA Wants A Fast Food Tell-All

The Food and Drug Administration wants people to know how many calories are in their fast food.

CBS Detroit–06/04/2015

Farm Country Cheese House Raw Milk Cheddar

Michigan-Based ‘Raw Milk Cheddar’ Recalled Due To Possible Bacterial Contamination

A recall has been issued in the metro Detroit and Grand Rapids areas for a Farm Country Cheese House product due to a potential contamination by the infectious bacteria.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2014


Snyder Signs ‘Right To Try’ Act, Allowing Patients To Use Experimental Treatments

Snyder signed the “Right to Try” Act to give those suffering from difficult medical situations the choice to try the drugs that haven’t been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2014

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Parents Push FDA To Approve Experimental Drug To Treat Deadly Disease

A metro Detroit mom is part of the race to save thousands of young men and boys from a genetic killer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014

FDA Raises Safety Concerns About Antibacterial Soaps

They’re supposed to do a better job of killing germs, but is there a benefit to antibacterial soaps?

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2013

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FDA Warns That Recalled Defibrillators May Fail In Emergencies

They’re supposed to make the difference in cases of life and death, but the government says certain heart devices may fail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

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FDA Warns Pet Owners About Tainted Dog Treats

The alert comes after reports that jerky treats have killed nearly 600 dogs and sickened 3,600.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013


Perrigo Receives FDA Tentative Approval For Generic Equivalent To Prandin

Perrigo Co. (Nasdaq: PRGO) announced that it has received tentative approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for repaglinide tablets, the generic equivalent to Prandin Tablets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2013


FDA Changes Tune On Nicotine Gum And Patch Usage

The government says the labels no longer need to restrict the use to three months or say that you can’t use the gum or patch and still smoke.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2013


Perrigo Announces FDA Final Approval Of Betamethasone Valerate Foam

Perrigo Co. (Nasdaq: PRGO) Tuesday announced that its partner, Cobrek Pharmaceuticals Inc., received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for betamethasone valerate foam 0.12 percent, the generic equivalent of Luxiq Foam.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012