Michigan Gov. Whitmer Urges FDA To Remove Barriers To Medication AbortionGov. Gretchen Whitmer urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove restrictions on reproductive healthcare, specifically on the abortion pill mifepristone.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer Urges Biden To Make Birth Control Available Over The CounterMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is asking President Joe Biden to make birth control available over the counter without a prescription.
FDA Orders Juul Labs To Remove Products From US MarketThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered Juul products removed from the U.S. market as the agency issued marketing denial orders for its vaping devices and pods.
COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin For US Children Under 5Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorizations for Moderna's vaccine to include children 6 months through 17 years and Pfizer/BioNTech's for children 6 months through 4 years.
Michigan Preorders COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Under 5 As Officials Await AuthorizationMichigan has preordered COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 after a Food and Drug Administration panel voted to recommend both Pfizer and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines for the age group.
FDA Advisers Back Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine For Older KidsA government advisory panel Tuesday endorsed a second brand of COVID-19 vaccine for school-age children and teens.
No Evidence Linking Infant Deaths To Abbott Formula, FDA SaysThe infants who were fed the formula reportedly suffered illnesses, and nine babies died, but the FDA says there is no scientific evidence linking the deaths to the baby formula the infants were fed.
Former Employee Filed Whistleblower Complaint About Abbott's Michigan Facility Months Before Previously KnownThe complaint was filed on Feb. 16, 2021, and was passed on to Abbott and the US Food and Drug Administration three days later, the source said.
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks, Benefits Of Novavax's COVID-19 VaccineThe FDA's vaccine advisers are set to meet Tuesday to consider Novavax's coronavirus vaccine for the nation.
Pfizer Asks FDA To Authorize COVID-19 Vaccine For Youngest KidsPfizer and BioNTech announced Wednesday that they have completed their submission requesting emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for their COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 6 months to 5 years.
FDA Investigating Hepatitis A Outbreak Possibly Linked To Fresh StrawberriesThe US Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between a hepatitis A outbreak and fresh organic strawberries.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Children Ages 5 To 11The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series.
Abbott Says Agreement Reached To Reopen Baby Formula PlantUnder fire from parents and politicians, President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as the administration works to bring the largest domestic plant back on line after it was shut down early this year due to safety issues.
FDA Says It Is 'Working Around The Clock' To Address Baby Formula ShortageWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the US Food and Drug Administration is "working around the clock" to address the baby formula shortage, as manufacturers say they're producing at full capacity and making as much formula as they can -- but it's still not enough to meet current demand.
Parents Report Shortages Of Crucial Baby Formula After Abbott Nutrition RecallThere have been multiple reports of empty shelves, specifically for brands that were pulled over the massive recall in February.