The House Appropriations Committee proposed a 2020 draft fiscal year funding bill. The FDA would receive a 6 percent increase in discretionary funding over 2019, amounting to a $184 million bump.
Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling some chicken nuggets the company manufactured because of possible contamination with rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said.
The online publication NEO.LIFE pointed to seven areas where biotech companies and researchers have significant potential to “dramatically reshape our concept of what it means to be human.”
Bankers are diagnosing another robust year for U.S. healthcare lending as the first two big loans of 2019 include the largest-ever tie-up in the pharmaceutical sector, and more are expected.
Healthier sides and drinks were added to U.S. fast-food restaurant kids’ menus in the past decade, but healthy combinations are still rarely offered as the default option, researchers say.
A 2017 study found that more than 700 million adults and children worldwide are obese, calling it a “rising pandemic.”
Unilever is to buy GlaxoSmithKline’s Horlicks nutrition business for $3.8 billion, boosting the Anglo-Dutch group’s position in India by adding the popular malted drink.
Thirty more people were reported sick after eating Kellogg Co.’s Honey Smacks cereal contaminated with Salmonella, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, bringing the total to 130 cases in 36 states.
At least 140 people said they had fallen sick after eating at a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. restaurant in Ohio, sending shares of the burrito chain down 8 percent in early trading.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said recalled Kellogg Co. Honey Smacks cereal was still being sold at retail outlets and warned consumers not to purchase the product.