DETROIT | Bud Light debuts bigger nutrition labels

DETROIT — Jan 11, 2019—Beer drinkers can’t claim blissful ignorance for much longer. Starting next month,…

NEW YORK | Americans, Canadians are warned: Don’t eat romaine lettuce

NEW YORK — Health officials in the U.S. and Canada told people on Tuesday to stop…

NEW YORK | No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery

NEW YORK— Six artificial flavors are being ordered out of the food supply in a dispute…

TRENTON, N.J. | FDA OKs powerful opioid pill as alternative to IV painkiller

TRENTON, N.J.  — U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative…

WASHINGTON | Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer ris

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone…

FDA expands use of cervical cancer vaccine up to age 45

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of Merck’s cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age…

NEW YORK | Confused about the term ‘soy milk’? FDA wants to know

NEW YORK — Do people understand the differences between milk and soy and rice “milk”? That’s…

CHICAGO | Feds confirm 507 people sick after eating McDonald’s salad

CHICAGO — Federal health officials say they’ve confirmed more than 500 cases of people who became…

FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

The Food and Drug Administration wants to make it easier for some common medicines to be…

WASHINGTON | US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes, candy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities are issuing warnings to makers of liquid nicotine whose packaging…

TRENTON, N.J | First drug approved for most common inherited kidney disease

TRENTON, N.J. | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the…

WASHINGTON | Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

WASHINGTON | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on…

WASHINGTON | US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

WASHINGTON | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of…

WASHINGTON | US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

WASHINGTON | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  U.S. health officials on Tuesday proposed steps to improve the government’s…