Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018
The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and DL‐PCBs in feed and food. The data from experimental animal and epidemiological studies were reviewed and it was decided to base the human risk assessment on effects observed in humans and to use animal data as supportive evidence. The critical effect was on semen quality, following pre‐ and postnatal exposure. The critical s...
Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority
Teething is a normal part of childhood that doesn’t need a 'cure' with prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications. FDA warns parents that benzocaine products are not safe for treating teething in children. There are safer, non-toxic alternatives.
FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration
This month’s issue of Danish Pharmacovigilance Update includes articles about reports of serious side effects in Japan from the childhood vaccines Prevenar (PCV7)® and Act-Hib® and reports of serious side effects in France from the childhood vaccine Prevenar13®.
Danish Medicines Agency