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In a statement to CNN, Smithfield Foods said the company "has learned Williams & Jensen has advocated in support of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) programs to help the Chesapeake Bay. The objective, while laudable, was not undertaken at the direction of or on behalf of Smithfield Foods. Read More

The lobbyist whose wife rented Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt a room in a Capitol Hill condo for $50 a night helped arrange a July 11 meeting at the agency related to restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, according to records and an EPA official. Dennis Treacy, a former ... Read More

A review of real-estate and other public records shows that Pruitt was not the sole owner: The property was held by a shell company registered to a business partner and law-school friend, Kenneth Wagner. Wagner now holds a top political job at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), where Pruitt, ... Read More

WASHINGTON — Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), met personally last year with J. Steven Hart, the lobbyist whose wife had rented him a $50-a-night Capitol Hill condo, a meeting that appears to contradict earlier statements that EPA lobbying by Hart hadn't occurred. Read More

Pruitt's connections to the prominent lobbyist have been under intense scrutiny since last month, when media reports first revealed that the EPA chief had rented a luxury Capitol Hill condo from a corporation co-owned by Hart's wife for just $50 a night. Pruitt's daughter, then a White House summer intern, ... Read More

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living. Both Pruitt and lobbyist Steven Hart had previously denied Hart had conducted any recent business with EPA. A spokesman for Hart ... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living. Both Pruitt and lobbyist Steven Hart had previously denied Hart had conducted any recent business with EPA. Read More

A new federal disclosure shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the agency on behalf of a client earlier this year. The disclosure report by the powerhouse Washington lobbying firm Williams & Jensen ... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal disclosure shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the agency on behalf of a client earlier this year. The disclosure report by the powerhouse Washington lobbying ... Read More

Internal emails that revealed the Environmental Protection Agency has been pursuing a plan to restrict the type of scientific research the agency uses to write environmental policy have been removed from an online portal that made the documents publicly accessible. The emails, obtained via Freedom ... Read More

The country's vapers welcomed a push being made by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to promote the development of less harmful tobacco products. “We laud the US FDA for the agency's strong push for nicotine regulation, which paves the way for the development of innovative and less ... Read More

(CNN) EPA chief Scott Pruitt purchased a house in 2003 from a retiring lobbyist through a shell company registered to a business partner who now holds top political job at the agency The New York Times reported Saturday. As a state senator in 2003, Pruitt became an owner of an Oklahoma City house ... Read More

NEW ORLEANS — The fact that 2017 was a record-breaking year for FDA approvals did not make it any easier to pick the most important medications for primary care physicians to know about, said a presenter at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting. With so many biologicals ... Read More

FDA authorized the first test to identify the emerging pathogen Candida auris, which can cause serious infections in hospitalized patients. Read More

FDA announces new steps to encourage more widespread innovation and development of new treatments for opioid use disorder Read More

FDA announces new steps to encourage and support the development of treatment options for people with opioid use disorder Read More

Cantrell Drug Company prohibited from manufacturing and distributing sterile drug products in violation of the law Read More

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. remarks to the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations on the FDA’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget Read More

FDA approved Crysvita (burosumab), the first drug approved to treat adults and children ages 1 year and older with x-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH), a rare form of rickets. Read More

One way FDA oversees food safety is through monitoring of contaminants in food, such as arsenic, assessing potential exposure and taking steps to reduce exposure Read More

The FDA is releasing the Medical Device Safety Action Plan that outlines our vision for how FDA can continue to enhance our programs and processes to assure the safety of medical devices Read More

: El día de hoy, la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) tomó una medida importante para proteger mejor a los consumidores de los peligros de los productos de cafeína altamente concentrada y pura. Read More

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took an important step to better protect consumers from the dangers of highly concentrated and pure caffeine products. Read More

The FDA today finalized two guidances to drive the efficient development of a novel technology that scans a person’s DNA to diagnose genetic diseases, which are usually hereditary, and guide medical treatments. Read More

FDA permits marketing of first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of diabetic retinopathy in the eye of adults who have diabetes. Read More

FDA clears first contact lens with additive that automatically darkens the lens when exposed to bright light Read More

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