FDA Regulation

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The Food and Drug Administration regulates various facets of our daily lives, including the food we eat, the medications we take and the medical devices implanted in our bodies. It’s crucial to know the risks and benefits, in addition to how the FDA functions. We track FDA activity to give you the latest updates on recalls, meetings, hearings and safety investigations.

Top Articles on FDA Regulation

A photo of an FDA-recommended disposable duodenoscope, prior to recommendations to use disposable duodenoscopes.

FDA Encourages Use of Disposable Duodeno...

Tess Francke · November 18, 2019

Traditional duodenoscopes may cause infection. The FDA recommends hospitals transition to disposable duodenoscopes and warns against illegal ATP test strips used to determine cleanliness.

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A close-up photo of a dark-skinned man with hazel eyes, representing the current focus on LASIK risk and safety.

Former FDA Adviser Draws Attention to Co...

Emma Schkloven · November 22, 2019

Dr. Morris Waxler, a retired Food and Drug Administration advisor who voted to approve LASIK in the 1990s, is now calling for the medical device to be removed from the market.

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A photo of an elderly woman clutching her chest from heartburn before taking Zantac (ranitidine), which may cause NDMA carcinogenic toxins.

FDA Wants Recall of Zantac and Axid Amid...

Carah Wertheimer · November 5, 2019

Zantac, a commonly used heartburn medication, can contain the carcinogenic toxin NDMA, prompting the FDA to issue a voluntary recall.

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