Refine Search

Testing shows no radiation in Cook Inlet

...during the week following the earthquake, according to the World Nuclear Association. However, the Federal Food and Drug Administration, which is responsible for monitoring the nation's food supply, has yet to find any evidence of radioactive...
Anchorage brings back restaurant inspections

...changes led to improvements in food safety. Similar efforts are underway across the country as part of the Food and Drug Administration's voluntary retail standards, he added.
My Turn: Lost access to compounded medications is a dangerous move by insurance companies

...They are obtained by Ron's Apothecary from a manufacturing facility that is licensed and inspected by the Food and Drug Administration. They are prepared by a pharmacist licensed by the state of Alaska to do what he/ she does safely and skillfully...
Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...first talking about fish. Her biggest fight for wild salmon in the Tongass National Forest is against the Food and Drug Administration, which she said is moving to approve genetically engineered Atlantic salmon, referred to as Frankenfish by...
E-cig users face new but familiar rule

...water, flavoring, nicotine, and other chemicals that is then heated, vaporized and inhaled.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is not yet regulating the contents of e-cigarettes. The administration is currently taking public comment...
Fukushima radiation not found in Alaska seafood

...departments of 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...
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs rational liquor laws, not bumbling bureaucracy

...rationalizing its liquor laws, the federal government is going in the opposite direction. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration announced it will prohibit Alaska's brewers from giving their spent grain to farmers unless those brewers...
'Frankenfish' labeling admendment advanced by Congressional committee

...congressional committee.The language requires companies to label genetically engineered salmon if the federal Food and Drug Administration makes the "wrong-headed" decision to allow the fish to be sold."Why would we be messing with Mother...
State | Local
My Turn: E-cig restrictions unreasonable, premature consumers and get in the way of these products playing a role in reducing tobacco-related harm in a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated environment.Lawmakers should take some time to consider the important, distinctions between...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...Atmospheric Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency to determine the safety of Alaska's fish. The Food and Drug Administration says that it hasn't found any evidence to-date that dangerous levels of radionuclides are in the U.S...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback