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The FDA surprised Silicon Valley e-cig startup Juul at its headquarters and seized ‘thousands of pages of documents’

In an unannounced move, the Food and Drug Administration showed up to e-cig startup Juul's San Francisco HQ last week and seized "thousands of pages of documents."

The FDA just approved a new treatment for a common form of skin cancer

The FDA just approved a new treatment for an advanced form of skin cancer. The drug, Libtayo, is a checkpoint inhibitor, a kind of drug that's part of a new class of cancer medications known as immunotherapy. It's made by Regeneron and Sanofi.

A drug derived from marijuana has triggered the first federal shift on cannabis in half a century, and experts predict an avalanche effect

The nation's top drug regulator has officially changed how it regulates FDA-approved drugs that contain CBD, a marijuana compound, with the approval of the epilepsy drug Epidiolex. It's the first time in 46 years that the Drug Enforcement Administration has shifted its stance on cannabis.

America’s leading food and drug regulator might ban online sales of e-cigs — a move that could threaten brands like Juul

A leading government regulator could make selling e-cigarettes online illegal. On Tuesday, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said at a breakfast meeting with journalists that the agency was considering a ban on online sales of e-cigarettes, which could have an outsize impact on brands like Juul.

The FDA is cracking down on wildly popular e-cigarettes like Juul — and threatening to pull products from the market if teen use isn’t con...

The FDA is taking active steps to enforce and address the e-cigarette epidemic among youths by cracking down on the illegal sales and misleading marketing of these products.
There's no evidence that drinking coffee harms your health. In fact, the drink probably helps.

California’s warnings that coffee is linked to cancer are misleading, according to the FDA. Here’s what we know about the health benefits ...

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says he's "deeply concerned" that California is mandating cancer warnings on coffee. That's because there's essentially no scientific evidence that a daily coffee habit is bad for us, even though roasted coffee beans contain a cancer-causing chemical, acrylamide.

The drug maker behind the first FDA-approved medication derived from marijuana has revealed how much it’ll cost

On a call with investors this week, GW Pharmaceuticals revealed the price of Epidiolex, its newly-approved, marijuana-based drug for rare forms of epilepsy.
Trader Joe's was one of the grocery giants hit by the cyclospora parasite.

A parasitic illness that hit McDonald’s and sickened 160 people may have spread to Trader Joe’s, Kroger, and Walgreens

The cyclospora parasite, which recently affected McDonald's customers and caused a spate of vomiting and diarrhea, may be in wraps and salad products sold by Trader Joe's, Walgreens, and Kroger, the Department of Agriculture said this week.

The wildly popular e-cig startup Juul is valued at $15 billion, but it faces a growing backlash of lawsuits and investigations

For a slim device that looks like a USB stick, the Juul e-cig packs a powerful punch. But despite its surging popularity, Juul Labs — which was recently valued at $15 billion — faces a growing backlash. Most of the issues center on concerns about teens.

The fight over cultured meat is heating up, and Big Meat is demanding that Trump intervene

Of the two agencies who could regulate the brave new world of cultured meat, the FDA appeared to be leading the charge earlier this month. But now, the old guard of meat makers is going directly to President Trump to ask that the USDA — and not the FDA — is the one to oversee cultured meat.