FDA Advises Zika Screening For All US Blood CentersThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease.
New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly EverythingLike it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.
Gluten-Free Products Could Contain Harmful IngredientA growing number of people are turning to gluten free food, but many are unaware that it often contains a potentially harmful ingredient.
Vermont Moves Toward Labeling Of GMO FoodsVermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.
Princeton To Offer Meningitis B Vaccine To 6,000Princeton University says a meningitis vaccine not yet licensed for use in the U.S. will be made available on campus starting Dec. 9 to nearly 6,000 students.
Study: Eating Nuts Is Tied To Lower Risk Of Death Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.
Buying Prescription Drugs Abroad Legalized In MaineMaine is now the first state to legalize buying prescription drugs from abroad.
Whole Foods Mixes Up Labels On Chicken, Vegan Salads At Cold Food BarsWhole Foods Market Inc. said that labels on a chicken salad and those on a vegan version were reversed at some of its cold food bars in the Northeast.
Blumenthal Praises Emergency Contraception RulingU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is pleased that a federal court has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to stop requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill.