Tag: Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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The Amanda Huynh Tragedy and Flawed Allergen Labeling in the US

Amanda's loss may well have been avoided had more clear and effective labeling regulations been in place.

What Happened to the Auto-Injector Alternative That Promised to Drive Prices...

The debut of Symjepi has been delayed due to poor planning on the part of company executives. #epicfail
Undeclared Allergens

Undeclared Allergens Top Reason for Food Recalls in 2017

Food Safety Magazine's annual summary of the prior year's food recalls is not good news for food allergy sufferers.
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Australian Study: Food Allergy Sufferers at Significant Risk from Pre-Packaged Foods

Study uncovered a number of anaphylactic reactions to undisclosed allergens over a three-month period.
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New Law Mandates Food Allergy Handling Info for Restaurants

Restaurants will be required to obtain and post the signs in their kitchens and other appropriate places.

Adamis to Market Pediatric Version of Symjepi Prefilled Epinephrine Syringe

A version of the device suitable for children 33-65 pounds is on the way.

FDA’s New Guidance May Foster More Auto-Injector and Inhaler Competition

Changes will pave way for faster introduction of new products and relaxed rules for substitutability.
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Positive Safety Results Reported for Viaskin Peanut Phase III Trial

The trial met its primary objective, demonstrating that Viaskin Peanut was well-tolerated with no new or unexpected adverse events.
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FDA Approves Auvi-Q with Lower Dose for Infants and Small Children

New variant also has smaller needle size to prevent hitting bone during administration.
Dark Chocolate

Kept in the Dark Regarding Allergens: The FDA Warned You, We...

Why is dark chocolate so problematic regarding allergen cross-contact? The FDA explains, shedding light on a broader problem.

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