U.S. Food and Drug Administration News

Drugmaker Shredded Quality Documents Ahead of FDA Inspection

An India-based company that sells numerous drugs in the U.S., including ibuprofen, was caught attempting to dispose of quality-control records, calling into question the safety of its medicines. U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspectors said they found what appeared to …

Judge Orders FDA to Speed Up Review of E-Cigarettes

A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market. The ruling handed down Wednesday in district court states that the agency shirked its legal …

Louisiana Lawmakers Push Food Label Restrictions

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s lawmakers are on a labeling binge this year, pushing ahead with food classification restrictions on milk, rice, meat, sugar, shrimp, and crawfish as they try to assist the state’s agricultural industries. The protectionist measures are …