Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application Updated with Clinical Studies
22nd Century Group has released clinical studies relating to for VLN King and VLN Menthol King combusted, filtered cigarettes. The company describes these tobacco products as “very low nicotine content” cigarettes.
FDA Concludes Investigation on Cyclospora Outbreak on Imported Basil
In 2019 multiple outbreaks of cyclosporiasis were identified and found to be linked to different produce items, including imported fresh basil. On November 19, 2019, CDC issued a final update for the total number of domestically-acquired cases of Cyclospora in 2019, stating that 10% of the 2019 cases were linked to this outbreak associated with imported fresh basil. FDA has concluded the investigation. More information is here.
DA Associate Commissioner Mark Abdoo Discusses Priorities on International Food and Drug Safety Matters
FDA Update on Hep A Outbreak in Blackberries; Consumer Alert
FDA along with the CDC, and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A illnesses in Indiana, Nebraska, and Wisconsin potentially linked to fresh conventional (non-organic) blackberries from the grocery store, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. More information here.
FSIS Updates Lists of Establishments from Australia Eligible to Export to U.S.
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