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2 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Eagle Pharma's drug to treat genetic condition gets U.S. approval

(Reuters) - Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its drug to treat an inherited life-threatening condition called malignant hyperthermia (MH). The drug, Ryanodex, is indicated for the treatment of MH, along with supportive measures. Patients can experience abnormally faster heartbeats, elevated blood pressure, raised carbon dioxide levels and high body temperature when they come in ...

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22 HOURS AGO - Baltimore Sun

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Wawona Packing recalls fruit over listeria concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wawona Packing Co is recalling fresh Sweet 2 Eat brand peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots because of potential contamination by listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

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JUL 21, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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U.S. judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Monday in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon ordered the FDA reconstitute the committee and barred the agency from ...

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JUL 21, 2014 - Washington Times

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Judge: FDA can't use tobacco panel menthol report

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration can't use an advisory panel's 2011 report on menthol cigarettes because its members had conflicts of interest, a federal judge ruled Monday. While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, ...

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JUL 20, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Yum, McDonald's in Shanghai food safety investigation

U.S. fast food chains McDonald's Corp and Yum! Brands Inc said they will stop using products supplied by a local meat processor after a Shanghai regulator halted the firm's operations on Sunday over food safety concerns. The move is a potential concern for the two brands, which are both now conducting their own investigation into the matter, since the pair ...

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