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Cold-Pressed Watermelon Water Recalled for Potentially Containing Plastic

Fans of one trendy and delicious—and SELF Healthy Food Award-winning—cold-pressed watermelon water may want to check their bottles: World Waters LLC is voluntarily recalling several lots of WTRMLN WTR due to the potential presence of plastic, according to a statement on the FDA website. Specifically, the company is recalling 18 lots of the original watermelon-flavored […]

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FDA Vows To Strengthen Oversight Of Multibillion-Dollar Dietary Supplement Industry

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it’s finally overhauling its oversight of dietary supplements sold in the United States. Describing the move as “one of the most significant modernizations of dietary supplement regulation and oversight in more than 25 years,” the agency said this week that it’s rolling out a multi-prong plan aimed at […]

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Trump Administration Brags About Quick Generic Drug Approvals. But Hundreds Of Them Aren’t For Sale.

By Sydney Lupkin and Jay Hancock The Trump administration has been trumpeting a huge increase in generic drug approvals by the Food and Drug Administration in the past two years, the result of its actions to streamline a cumbersome process and combat anti-competitive practices. But nearly half of those newly approved drugs aren’t being sold […]

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Parents Protest For Kids' Right To Get Sick From Preventable Illness

Hundreds of conspiracy theorists in Washington state gathered Friday to protest against vaccinating kids. Approximately 700 people gathered for a public hearing in Olympia to oppose a bill that would put more requirements on families attempting to back out of mandatory vaccinations for children, The Washington Post reported. The bill would specifically make it harder […]