Posts Tagged Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

FDA warns against use of cosmetic products containing harmful methanol

Marje Pelayo   •   December 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns the public against purchasing and using a certain brand of unauthorized and adulterated cosmetic products which may cause harmful effects...

Emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine possible in January 2021 – FDA

Marje Pelayo   •   December 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expects the availability of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines to be earlier than the initial plan following the approval of Executive Order...

FDA warns against risks of UV emitting devices for disinfection against COVID-19

Marje Pelayo   •   November 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) strongly advises against the use of ultraviolet (UV) light near or on human body parts for disinfection against coronavirus disease (COVID-19). ...

FDA warns public against purchase of SM Bonus sugar, other unregistered products

Marje Pelayo   •   October 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an advisory warning healthcare professionals and the general public against purchase and consumption of unregistered food products including a...

FDA to expedite evaluation process for potential COVID-19 vaccines

Marje Pelayo   •   September 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing for the evaluation process of potential vaccines for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) once approved. Before a vaccine is released for...

FDA prepares for clinical trials on six COVID-19 vaccine candidates

Marje Pelayo   •   July 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to launch the clinical trials on six drugs that are candidates for the treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According...

FDA recalls locally-made COVID-19 test kits for ‘minor defects’

Marje Pelayo   •   May 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Some ‘minor defects’ have been seen in the test kits made by the University of the Philippines – National Institute of Health (UP-NIH), according to the Food...

FDA must tighten regulations on processed meat – DA

Marje Pelayo   •   September 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Regulations on processed meat such as well-loved Filipino delicacies tocino and longganisa should be tightened by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to the Department of...

DOH agrees with FDA decision to ban Dengvaxia in Phl

Maris Federez   •   August 22, 2019

The Department of Health (DOH) has rejected the request of Sanofi Pasteur to overturn the decision of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the use of Dengvaxia vaccine...

34 of 400 samples of pork products tested positive of African Swine Fever – BAI

Marje Pelayo   •   July 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has intercepted a number of pork products from Hong Kong and China at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in between June 19...

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