Tag Archives: Food and Drug Administration

DOH Statement on Alleged Food Poisoning in Makati

DOH Statement on Alleged Food Poisoning in Makati

  The Department of Health reiterates the importance of food safety as 125 students were reported to be poisoned in Pio Del Pilar Elementary School in Makati City on Thursday, ...

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Drug Approval: How Does It Work?

Drug Approval: How Does It Work?

  Paris, France – The process of vetting experimental drugs is designed, with safety in mind, to be cautiously meticulous. Still, things sometimes go wrong, as in France where the authorities ...

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DOH: Shop For Toys Wisely This Christmas

DOH: Shop For Toys Wisely This Christmas

  The Department of Health (DOH) addresses the public to shop wisely for toys to give as gifts this holiday season. A safe toy is defined by the DOH as ...

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Revamped DNA Analysis Kit gets US Nod

Revamped DNA Analysis Kit gets US Nod

  San Francisco, United States – Two years after personal genetics startup 23andMe was ordered by US authorities to stop selling its DNA test kits, a revamped product has gained market ...

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PDEA, FDA Warn Public Against Hempseed Oil Products

PDEA, FDA Warn Public Against Hempseed Oil Products

  TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Sept. 28 (PIA) – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned the public against buying or consuming hempseed oil ...

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Hard Liquor: Officials Seize Chinese Spirits Laced with Viagra

Hard Liquor: Officials Seize Chinese Spirits Laced with Viagra

  Beijing, China – Chinese authorities have seized thousands of bottles of spirits laced with chemicals used to make erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, officials said. Two manufacturers in Liuzhou ...

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DOH: Update On Alleged Candy Poisoning

DOH: Update On Alleged Candy Poisoning

  The Department of Health stressed out the importance of food safety on acquiring and intake of unknown products as 1,925 people were reported to be poisoned in Surigao del ...

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DOH Launches Quality Seal For Salt

DOH Launches Quality Seal For Salt

  The Department of Health launches Sangkap Pinoy’s “SAKTONG IODINE SA ASIN”, a quality seal for table salt to address iodine deficiency – a major public health problem in the ...

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Miriam: Law On Fake Medicine Needs More Teeth

Miriam: Law On Fake Medicine Needs More Teeth

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is set to file on Monday a bill creating a task force against fake medicines following reports on the continuous proliferation of counterfeit drugs in the ...

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FDA Warns Public About Defective Anemia Drug

FDA Warns Public About Defective Anemia Drug

  Manila, Philippines – Public warning against batch no. EAS4300 of Epoetin Alfa (Recombinant Human Erythropoietin) 4,000 IU/0.4 mL solution for injection (I.V./S.C.) with brand name Eprex of Johnson & ...

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