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FDA and FTC crack down on fake coronavirus cures, warning 7 companies selling teas, essential oils, and colloidal silver the government is ‘prep...

FTC chairman Joe Simons said he is "prepared to take enforcement actions against companies" selling items claiming to protect against the coronavirus.
Vaping activists protested outside of Mar-A-Lago after the FDA issued a ban on flavored e-cigarette pods.

As the FDA cracks down on e-cigarettes, vapers are starting to become one-issue voters

Vaping activists believe vaping saves lives because it helps people quit cigarettes — and they're letting politicians know their stance.

Officials believe vitamin E oil is playing a pivotal role in the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, after 39 deaths

Investigators said vitamin E acetate, an ingredient found in canola, soy, and corn oil, appears to be playing a pivotal role in the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses during a call with reporters on Friday.
Federal regulators just put Juul on notice.

Regulators just slammed Juul for portraying its e-cigs as ‘totally safe’ and marketing them to kids at schools

The $38 billion company is facing increasing scrutiny over its role in sparking a teen vaping epidemic.

Amazon was caught selling thousands of items that have been declared unsafe by federal agencies

According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Amazon was selling thousands of items declared unsafe by federal agencies.

The startup behind Silicon Valley’s favorite ‘bleeding’ veggie burger has scored a major victory in its battle for legitimacy

The FDA cleared the way for Impossible Foods to sell its signature "bleeding" veggie burger in grocery stores.

FDA warns of possible link between dog food and heart disease, and identifies 16 food brands that are part of its investigation

The FDA's investigation involves 560 cases of dogs diagnosed with heart disease. Of those, most ate grain-free foods that contained peas or lentils.
Regulators at the FDA will hold a meeting in April on CBD.

Regulators just gave some legal hope to food and drink makers using cannabis extract CBD

The FDA has previously said that CBD-containing foods are illegal because the ingredient is also an approved drug. A new statement hinted at a change.

Regulators just approved a new depression drug with the potential to be a game-changer

Unlike the depression drugs available for decades, neither of the two new drugs is a pill. One is a nasal spray; the latest is an injection made by Sage.

The FDA commissioner just launched a crackdown on e-cigs like Juul as he prepares to leave office

The anti-vaping proposals come a week after FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his plans to step down.