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Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...when the health implications of genetically-modified fish are unknown. She said, at the bare minimum, she's asking the FDA to label genetically engineered fish as such, to ensure people know the difference between Frankenfish and wild-caught salmon...
E-cig users face new but familiar rule

...attorneys general - including Alaska's - signed a letter to the FDA entreating it to begin regulating e-cigarettes."They're...prevalence in Alaska is dropping. Urata said that although the FDA is still researching it, the aerosol inhaled and exhaled from...
Fukushima radiation not found in Alaska seafood

...Environmental Conservation and Health and Social Services on Friday announced results of U.S. Food and Drug Administration tests.The FDA monitors radiation in both domestic and imported food. Alaska officials called for specific Alaska samples, including fish...
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...more than 1.5 million people have written in opposition to FDA approval and 65 supermarkets (including Safeway, Kroger, Whole...Murkowski said, "We are not doing anything more than telling the FDA if you move forward with a wrongheaded decision to allow for...
'Frankenfish' labeling admendment advanced by Congressional committee

...and logging, has long been an opponent of the fish."If the FDA continues with what I consider is a flawed approach, then they...human consumption.In a preliminary decision from 2012, the FDA said allowing the fish to go to market "would not have a significant...
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No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...fats as a threat to public health, the FDA announced Thursday it will require the and to local laws, Even so, the FDA said getting rid of the rest - the average...disrupt markets," said Michael Taylor, FDA's deputy commissioner for foods. Still...
My Turn: E-cig restrictions unreasonable, premature

...reducing tobacco-related harm in a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated environment.Lawmakers should take some time to...e-cigarettes in a national tobacco harm reduction strategy. The FDA is on the case. They have significant expertise and they have...
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs rational liquor laws, not bumbling bureaucracy

...less feed.Naturally, such a process is too simple for the FDA, which says it's unsafe for animals. They want the grain...fact that most brewers can't afford drying equipment.The FDA's actions in this scenario are misguided. If implemented...
Genetically engineered salmon still a ways off as FDA delays approval

...states.It appeared last year that the FDA might approve the engineered salmon quickly...congressional pushback and a lack of action by the FDA could mean the fish won't be on the nation's...agriculture spending bill that would prevent the FDA from spending any money on approving the...
FDA outlines path for lower-priced biotech drugs

...competition.The guidelines issued by the FDA on Thursday are the final step in a decades-long...patient access and lower cost to consumers," FDA's drug division director Dr. Janet Woodcock...never faced generic competition because the FDA did not have power to approve copies of...


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