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Will a Proposed E-Cigarette Rule Adequately Protect Youth?

Aug 6, 2014 Analysis

The FDA recently proposed a rule on e-cigarettes, but critics claim key protections are still needed.

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Mixed Response to FDA’s Planned Makeover of Nutrition Labels

Jul 10, 2014 News

Proposed updates to label draw praise from public health groups, concern from food industry.

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Alcohol Bureau Will Not Revise Labeling Rules

Jul 9, 2014 Analysis

TTB withholds “gluten-free” label for specially processed beers.

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The Promise and Perils of Gluten-Free Labels

Jul 8, 2014 Analysis

The FDA’s gluten-free labeling rule may lead manufacturers to inform some consumers while misleading others.

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Inflating Civil Penalties

Apr 2, 2014 News

FDA adjusts maximum civil money penalties to account for inflation.

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What is the Future for Genetic Testing and Personalized Medicine?

Feb 6, 2014 Analysis

FDA declares personalized medicine “has clearly arrived.”

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A New Tax-and-Spend Strategy to Fight Obesity

Jan 6, 2014 Analysis

Scholar proposes a manufacturers’ excise tax to fund obesity-prevention efforts.

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FDA to Require Medical Device ID Numbers

Dec 12, 2013 News

New agency rule designed to help identify faulty medical devices.

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Learning from the FDA’s Plan B Fiasco

Dec 11, 2013 Opinion

Plan B episode calls for reconsidering the scope of judicial review and the role of politics in rulemaking.

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The FDA Trans Fats Ban and the Goal of Informed Consumers

Nov 21, 2013 News

FDA seeks comment on its determination trans fats are unsafe and should be banned.

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