Posts Tagged Food and Drug Administration

DOH warns public against unregistered medical devices in online shops

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 4, 2019

The Department of Health (DOH) has warned the public against unregistered medical devices that are being sold in online shops. This includes wound dressing and gauze without a certificate of...

FDA warns public vs use of candles with metal wick

Robie de Guzman   •   October 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday warned the public against using and lighting candles with metal wicks this Undas season as these may pose a...

FDA warns public vs several unregistered food products

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 13, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against the purchase and consumption of several unregistered food products. According to the FDA, they have verified through post-marketing surveillance...

FDA asks hospitals to report vaping-related illnesses amid rising cases abroad

Robie de Guzman   •   September 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling on hospitals under the Department of Health (DOH) to report any cases of illness or injury related to the...

FDA orders voluntary recall of specific batch of Lactum Infant Formula Powder

Marje Pelayo   •   September 6, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised Mead Johnson Nutrition to voluntary recall Lactum Instant Formula Powder for 0-6 Months, with batch no. PL9GDL5B, manufactured on...

FDA eyes restricting sale of flavored e-cigarettes

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 21, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended to the 18th Congress to limit the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Officer in Charge, Food and Drug Administration Usec. Eric Domingo said...

Batch of Similac Tummicare One Infant Formula recalled over label, scoop difference – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   August 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Abbot Laboratories, the maker of One Infant Formula, Similac Tummicare, has voluntarily recalled a batch of the product due to differences in the label instructions and scoop...

Dengvaxia won’t bring dengue cases down – DOH

Maris Federez   •   August 8, 2019

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday maintained that Dengavaxia is not the answer to the problem of the high incidence of dengue in the country. DOH spokesperson and Officer...

FDA expands pork importation ban list

Robie de Guzman   •   August 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded its list of countries temporarily banned from exporting pork meat and other pork products to the Philippines due to...

Brewer tagged in ‘poisoning’ taps third-party labs to test banned Carabao Cosmic Gin

Robie de Guzman   •   July 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The manufacturer of the recently recalled Cosmic Carabao Gin said it is now investigating reports of alleged methanol poisoning and has tapped third-party laboratories to test the...

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