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Peanut Butter Recall Expands To Approximately 100 Products

A recall of nut butters continues to expand and now involves around 100 products sold at retailers such as Whole Foods, Stop and Shop and Target.

10/01/2012

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.45 Caliber Bullet Discovered In Jar Of Peanut Butter At Lawrence School

A bullet was found in a seemingly sealed jar of Teddie Peanut Butter at the School for Exceptional Studies in Lawrence on Monday.

08/30/2012

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FDA Investigating Stow Man’s Claim He Caught Fire After Applying Sunscreen

The FDA is investigating a WBZ-TV report that a Stow man was badlu burned after applying spray-on sunscreen.

06/06/2012

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A More “Consumer Friendly” Approach to Food Labels

Consumers will better understand food labels if FDA presents them in teaspoons versus metric system measurements.

05/22/2012

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Arsenic Found In Many Popular, Organic Foods

Inorganic arsenic, which is man-made, has recently been detected in small amounts in chicken, apple juice and granola bars.

03/21/2012

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FDA Issues Warning To Cambridge-Based Inhalable Caffeine Maker

The Food and Drug Administration officials has issued a warning letter to the makers of the inhalable caffeine product AeroShot.

03/06/2012

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FDA Will Not Regulate Cruelty Free Labels On Cosmetic Products

New surveys find most Americans oppose animal testing and look for the label that shows cosmetics and personal care products are “cruelty free.”

02/27/2012

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FDA To Review Inhalable Caffeine

FDA officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-sized canisters is safe for consumers.

02/19/2012

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Lead Found In Hundreds Of Popular Lipsticks

A study found nearly 400 popular lipsticks on the market right now contain the heavy metal.

02/15/2012

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HHS Blocks Plan To Make Morning After Pill Available Over The Counter

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) blocked a plan on Wednesday to make the morning after pill available to young teens without a prescription.

12/07/2011

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