LIN-SCOUR-DIET

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • LIN-SCOUR-DIET
  • Class:
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Medicine domain:
  • Animals
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • LIN-SCOUR-DIET
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic area:
  • ANTI-DIARRHOEAL

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Archived
  • Authorization number:
  • 36416
  • Last update:
  • 09-08-2016

18-1-2019

Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan and Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets Due to detection of a Trace Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N- nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) in the Products

Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan and Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets Due to detection of a Trace Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N- nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) in the Products

-- Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc., dba Solco Healthcare LLC., has initiated a voluntary recall of one (1) lot of Irbesartan and seven (7) lots of Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amount of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-1-2019

Kabinetsdelegatie naar World Economic Forum in Davos

Kabinetsdelegatie naar World Economic Forum in Davos

Minister-president Rutte neemt woensdag 23 en donderdag 24 januari deel aan het World Economic Forum (WEF) in het Zwitserse Davos. Ook minister Kaag voor Buitenlandse Handel en Ontwikkelingssamenwerking, minister Hoekstra van Financiën, minister Bruins voor Medische Zorg en Sport, minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen en staatssecretaris Van Veldhoven, beiden van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat, reizen af naar Davos.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

15-1-2019

Safety assessment of the substance, montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide, for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance, montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide, for use in food contact materials

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) assessed the safety of montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide (HDTA) when used as an additive at up to ■■■■■ in polylactic acid (PLA) bottles intended for contact with water for long‐term storage at ambient temperature or below. The modified clay, which 90% w/w of the particles have a dimension of 33.1 μm or less and the average size is 9 μm, has a layered structure w...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

3-1-2019

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is expanding its voluntary recall from 2 lots of Losartan potassium tablets USP to a total of 10 lots, to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Hetero Labs Limited. Torrent is only recalling lots of losartan-containing products that contain N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) above the acceptable daily intake levels released by the FDA.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-1-2019

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Consumer Level Recall of 80 Lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP, Due to the Detection of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Consumer Level Recall of 80 Lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP, Due to the Detection of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in the finished drug product. The impurity detected in the finished drug product is N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and has been classifi...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

3 miljoen voor pilots centra huiselijk geweld en kindermishandeling

3 miljoen voor pilots centra huiselijk geweld en kindermishandeling

In de strijd tegen huiselijk geweld maakt het kabinet 3 miljoen euro vrij voor de ontwikkeling van drie centra voor slachtoffers en plegers van huiselijk geweld en kindermishandeling. De centra komen in de regio’s Hart van Brabant, Rotterdam-Rijnmond en Kennemerland. Met het geld gaan zij hun aanpak verbreden. De pilots zullen in het eerste kwartaal van 2019 starten. Dat maken ministers Hugo de Jonge (VWS) en Sander Dekker (Rechtsbescherming) bekend.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

21-12-2018

Health Canada warns consumers that Pace, promoted as an alcohol substitute, is unauthorized and may pose serious health risks

Health Canada warns consumers that Pace, promoted as an alcohol substitute, is unauthorized and may pose serious health risks

Health Canada is warning Canadians that Pace, a shot-sized drink that is being promoted as an alcohol substitute, contains an active ingredient—5-methoxy-2-aminoindane (MEAI)—that is similar in structure to amphetamines and may pose serious health risks. Pace is being sold online by the Diet Alcohol Corporation of the Americas.

Health Canada

20-12-2018

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily recalling 2 lots of Losartan potassium tablets, USP to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Hetero Labs Limited. The impurity detected in the API is N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and has been classified as a probable human carcinog...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 EFSA was requested to provide scientific assistance to the European Commission on a detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs from sunflower cake by hexane extraction in an emergency situation, as specified in Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/786. The process entails hexane extraction of sunflower oil from the cake to remove dioxins (PCDDs and PCDFs) as well as DL- and NDL-PCBs. The data provided by the applicant were assessed with respect to the efficacy of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Data sources on animal diseases: Methodology on mapping the data sources on animal diseases in European Union Member States

Data sources on animal diseases: Methodology on mapping the data sources on animal diseases in European Union Member States

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases, in each European Union (EU) Member State, is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which Animal Health and Plant Health Unit is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-12-2018

Mylan Expands Its Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, to all Lots Within Expiry Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylam

Mylan Expands Its Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, to all Lots Within Expiry Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylam

– Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) today announced that its U.S. based Mylan Pharmaceuticals business is expanding its consumer-level voluntary nationwide recall to include all lots of Valsartan-containing products within expiry. The 104 additional lots include 26 lots of Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP (including the 5mg/160mg, 10mg/160mg, 5mg/320mg and 10mg/320mg strengths), 51 lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP (including 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg and 320 mg strengths), and 27 lots of Valsartan and Hydrochloroth...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-11-2018

Data collection for the estimation of ecological data (specific focal species, time spent in treated areas collecting food, composition of diet), residue level and residue decline on food items to be used in the risk assessment for birds and mammals

Data collection for the estimation of ecological data (specific focal species, time spent in treated areas collecting food, composition of diet), residue level and residue decline on food items to be used in the risk assessment for birds and mammals

Published on: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 The study described in this report was conducted with the aim of developing an unified database of ecological data and residue data to be used for the risk assessment of plant protection products for birds and mammals. The main sources of data were the information submitted in the context of approval of active substances and authorization of products and and additional information retrieved through a systematic literature review. The data were screened and organised in thr...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

28-11-2018

ANSES provides access to the data from its study on dietary exposure of children under three years of age to chemicals

ANSES provides access to the data from its study on dietary exposure of children under three years of age to chemicals

ANSES is publishing all the data from its Infant Total Diet Study (iTDS). Available as OpenData on the official website data.gouv.fr, this document presents all the data on concentrations of chemical residues or contaminants in the diet of children under three years of age. "Total Diet Studies" (TDS) are national surveys that aim to estimate people's exposure to chemical contaminants in food. They rely on the analysis of a large number of substances in food samples that reflect consumption by the popula...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

28-11-2018

Information Update - Mylan-Valsartan medications voluntarily recalled as a precaution due to an impurity

Information Update - Mylan-Valsartan medications voluntarily recalled as a precaution due to an impurity

Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC is voluntarily recalling four lots of Mylan-Valsartan tablets (40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg and 320 mg strength) after testing found low levels of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA).

Health Canada

27-11-2018

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Amlodipine/Valsartan Combination Tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets That Are Within Expiry

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Amlodipine/Valsartan Combination Tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets That Are Within Expiry

Teva Pharmaceuticals has initiated a voluntary recall in the United States, to the patient level, of all lots of Amlodipine / Valsartan combination tablets and Amlodipine / Valsartan / Hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets (see table below) due to an impurity detected above specification limits in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Mylan India. The impurity found in Mylan’s valsartan API is known as N-nitroso-diethylamine (NDEA), which has been classified as a probable human carc...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-11-2018

The EFSA‐funded collection of dietary and related data in the general population aged 10‐74 years in Greece

The EFSA‐funded collection of dietary and related data in the general population aged 10‐74 years in Greece

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 The Hellenic Health Foundation received support from the European Food Safety Authority in order to organise a national nutrition survey according to the methodology described in the EFSA Guidance document and to collect food consumption and related information among 780 adolescents, adults and elderly residing permanently in Greece. The EFSA‐funded data collection was largely based on the protocol of a large scale Greek national nutrition and health survey, called HYDRIA....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-11-2018

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 The Hellenic Health Foundation received support from the European Food Safety Authority in order to organise a national nutrition survey according to the methodology described in the EFSA Guidance document and to collect food consumption and related information among 780 adolescents, adults and elderly residing permanently in Greece. The EFSA‐funded data collection was largely based on the protocol of a large scale Greek national nutrition and health survey, called HYDRIA....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Safe Shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Safe Shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Be smart when buying online

Health Canada

21-11-2018

Mylan Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 15 Lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Fou

Mylan Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 15 Lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Fou

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) today announced that its U.S. based Mylan Pharmaceuticals business is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall to the consumer level of select lots of Valsartan-containing products, including six lots of Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP (including the 5mg/160mg, 10mg/160mg, and 10mg/320mg strengths), seven lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP (including 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, and 320 mg strengths), and two lots of Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 320mg/25mg strength. ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-11-2018

Extensive Literature Search, Selection for Relevance and Data Extraction of Studies Related to the Toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in Experimental Animals

Extensive Literature Search, Selection for Relevance and Data Extraction of Studies Related to the Toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in Experimental Animals

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDD), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and dioxin‐like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL‐PCBs) are detected ubiquitously in the environment, diet and human tissues. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) CONTAM Panel received a mandate from the European Commission for a scientific opinion on the risks for human and animal health related to the presence of dioxins and DL‐PCBs in food and feed. To support preparatory work for the hazard i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp.

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp.

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp., a well‐defined insect genus in the family Cerambycidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Species can be identified using taxonomic keys at national and regional level, and DNA barcoding. Two online world catalogues exist for the genus. The genus includes about one hundred species and many subspecies colonising conifers and non‐conifer trees in many areas in the world. The non‐EU species are listed in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety and efficacy of Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying

Safety and efficacy of Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The coccidiostat Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) is considered safe for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying at the highest use level of 50 mg monensin and 50 mg nicarbazin/kg complete feed. This conclusion is extended to chickens reared for laying. For both active substances, the metabolic pathways in the chicken are similar to those in the turkey and rat. Nicarbazin, when ingested, is rapidly split in its two components dinitrocarbanilide (DNC)...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sandoz Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 100mg/25mg to the consumer level. This product is being recalled due to the trace amount of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) contained in the API Losartan, USP manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sandoz Inc. Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide product is manufactured by Lek Pharmaceuticals dd, Ljubljana, Slovenia. This impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-10-2018

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan Tablets, USP  75 Mg, 150 Mg, and 300 Mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan Tablets, USP 75 Mg, 150 Mg, and 300 Mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

ScieGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling listed lots, within expiry, of Irbesartan Tablets, USP 75 mg, 150 mg, and 300 mg dosage forms to the consumer level. These products are being recalled due to the presence of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) contained in the API Irbesartan, USP manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma Limited. This impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, has been classified as a...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-10-2018

Aurobindo Pharma Limited Issues Voluntary Recall of Irbesartan Drug Substance due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (NNitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Aurobindo Pharma Limited Issues Voluntary Recall of Irbesartan Drug Substance due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (NNitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Aurobindo Pharma Limited is voluntarily recalling 22 Batches of the drug substance Irbesartan due to the presence of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA). The impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, has been classified as a probable human carcinogen as per International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-10-2018

Shirley’s Cookie Company In. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in "Chocolate Whoopie Pie"

Shirley’s Cookie Company In. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in "Chocolate Whoopie Pie"

Shirley’s Cookie Company Inc. of Claysburg, PA, is recalling its 16 ounce packages of "Chocolate Whoopie Pie" because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-10-2018

Operation Pangea XI reinforces the dangers of buying unauthorized health products online

Operation Pangea XI reinforces the dangers of buying unauthorized health products online

October 23, 2018 For immediate release

Health Canada

2-10-2018

"The environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess": three questions for Professor Gérard Lasfargues, Managing Director General of the Science for Expertise Division

"The environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess": three questions for Professor Gérard Lasfargues, Managing Director General of the Science for Expertise Division

Despite medical advances, cancer remains the leading cause of death in France.  While active smoking, alcohol consumption and an unbalanced diet continue to be the main causes of cancer mortality, the environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

20-9-2018

Minister-president Rutte en ministers Blok, Kaag en Bijleveld en staatssecretaris Blokhuis bij opening 73e Algemene Vergadering VN

Minister-president Rutte en ministers Blok, Kaag en Bijleveld en staatssecretaris Blokhuis bij opening 73e Algemene Vergadering VN

Minister-president Rutte, minister Blok van Buitenlandse Zaken, minister Kaag voor Buitenlandse Handel en Ontwikkelingssamenwerking, minister Bijleveld van Defensie en staatssecretaris Blokhuis van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport reizen dit jaar naar New York voor de opening van de 73e Algemene Vergadering van de Verenigde Naties (AVVN). Ook minister-presidenten Wever-Croes van Aruba, Rhuggenaath van Curaçao en Marlin-Romeo van Sint Maarten zijn namens het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden aanwezig.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

20-9-2018

Health Canada warns consumers to not use health products containing the potentially dangerous chemical DNP

Health Canada warns consumers to not use health products containing the potentially dangerous chemical DNP

Canadians should not buy or use health products that contain 2,4-dinitrophenol, more commonly known as DNP, because it is toxic and can cause death. Products containing DNP are primarily marketed towards bodybuilders and are promoted online as a "fat burner" or "shredder" and for weight loss.

Health Canada

19-9-2018

National dietary survey in 2012‐2016 on the general population aged 1‐79 years in the Netherlands

National dietary survey in 2012‐2016 on the general population aged 1‐79 years in the Netherlands

Published on: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 During the years 2012‐2016, the Dutch National Food Consumption survey was conducted in the Netherlands. For the survey, a random sample was drawn from consumer panels stratified by age and gender and maintained representative to the population with regard to region, address density and educational level. Complete results were obtained for 4,313 persons (response rate 65%); including toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and elderly. Pregnant or lactating ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

18-9-2018

Investeren in zorg en beheerste groei zorguitgaven

Investeren in zorg en beheerste groei zorguitgaven

Komend jaar is er 71 miljard euro beschikbaar voor de zorg. Dat is 5 miljard meer dan dit jaar. De netto zorguitgaven groeien daarmee met 7 procent. Vanwege demografische ontwikkelingen wordt er meer zorg geleverd en er komen meer banen bij in de zorg. Ook zijn er nieuwe behandelingen, medische hulpmiddelen en medicijnen beschikbaar. Bovendien stijgen de lonen en ook de prijzen in de zorgsector. Als de hogere lonen en prijzen niet meegerekend zouden worden, gaat het om een groei van 3,5 procent.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

14-9-2018

Development of an automated multienzymatic biosensor for risk assessment of pesticide contamination in water and food

Development of an automated multienzymatic biosensor for risk assessment of pesticide contamination in water and food

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The goal of this research is to better address the problems related to the widespread presence of pesticides in the environment. Despite the unquestionable utility of the pesticides against various pests in the agricultural field, most pesticides and the corresponding pesticide residues are toxic to the environment and hazardous to human health. The recent literature on organophosphate compounds emphasises a clear correlation between their use and the occurr...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-9-2018

Health Canada advises of a second impurity linked to recalled valsartan drugs

Health Canada advises of a second impurity linked to recalled valsartan drugs

OTTAWA - Health Canada is advising Canadians that a second impurity, called N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) has been found in valsartan manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals in China.

Health Canada

12-9-2018

Kabinet investeert in eerste 1000 dagen kind

Kabinet investeert in eerste 1000 dagen kind

Van kinderwens tot 2-jarige peuter: de ontwikkeling die we in de eerste 1000 dagen als kind meemaken is cruciaal voor zowel een gezonde groei als de ontplooiing en kansen op latere leeftijd. Verreweg de meeste kinderen in Nederland groeien veilig en gezond op. Toch heeft ongeveer 14% van de kinderen in Nederland een ‘valse’ start door vroeggeboorte, een te laag geboortegewicht of een combinatie van beide. Minister Hugo de Jonge (VWS), gemeenten, partijen uit de geboortezorg en de jeugdgezondheidszorg (JG...

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

11-9-2018

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. recalls various Rad Cat Raw Diet Pet Food

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. recalls various Rad Cat Raw Diet Pet Food

The recalled pet food may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and there is risk of cross contamination and illness after handling the pet food.

Health Canada

8-9-2018

Steve’s Real Food Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Turducken Recipe, One Lot of Quest Emu, and One Lot of Quest Beef Due to Possible Salmonella and L. Mono Contamination

Steve’s Real Food Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Turducken Recipe, One Lot of Quest Emu, and One Lot of Quest Beef Due to Possible Salmonella and L. Mono Contamination

Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Turducken Recipe, one lot of 2lb Quest Emu Diet, and one lot of 2lb Quest Beef Diet, due to their possible Salmonella and/or L. mono contamination.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-8-2018

Protocol for the scientific opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of dietary sugars

Protocol for the scientific opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of dietary sugars

Published on: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In June 2016, EFSA received a mandate from the national food competent authorities of five European countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) to provide a dietary reference value (DRV) for sugars, with particular attention to added sugars. A draft protocol was developed with the aim of defining as much as possible beforehand the strategy that will be applied for collecting data, appraising the relevant evidence, and analysing and integrating t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

28-8-2018

FDA takes action against 21 websites marketing unapproved opioids as part of agency’s effort to target illegal online sales

FDA takes action against 21 websites marketing unapproved opioids as part of agency’s effort to target illegal online sales

FDA takes action against 21 websites marketing unapproved opioids as part of agency’s effort to target illegal online sales

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-8-2018

Radagast Pet Food Voluntarily Expands Recall to Include Rad Cat Raw Diet Products With Best By Dates of 10/19/18 Through 12/3/19 Due to Potential Health Risk

Radagast Pet Food Voluntarily Expands Recall to Include Rad Cat Raw Diet Products With Best By Dates of 10/19/18 Through 12/3/19 Due to Potential Health Risk

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is expanding its voluntary recall to include an additional quantity of Rad Cat Raw Diet across all varieties with Best By dates of 10/19/18 through 12/3/19 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Radagast Pet Food is conducting this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution because of its strong commitment to food safety and quality.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-7-2018

GiftTree Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Walnuts, Almonds, Peanuts in " Sherman Candy Caramels "

GiftTree Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Walnuts, Almonds, Peanuts in " Sherman Candy Caramels "

GiftTree, a gift basket company based in Vancouver, WA, is voluntarily recalling 94,000 units of “Sherman Candy Caramels” sold online in the several Gift Baskets because they may contain undeclared pecans, walnuts, almonds and/or peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-7-2018

Radagast Pet Food Inc. recalls Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Pet Food

Radagast Pet Food Inc. recalls Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Pet Food

The pet food may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and there is risk of cross contamination and illness after handling the pet food.

Health Canada

13-7-2018

FDA warns of imposters sending consumers fake warning letters

FDA warns of imposters sending consumers fake warning letters

FDA is warning consumers about criminals forging FDA warning letters to target individuals who tried to purchase medicines online or over the phone.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-7-2018

FDA Investigating Potential Connection Between Diet and Cases of Canine Heart Disease

FDA Investigating Potential Connection Between Diet and Cases of Canine Heart Disease

FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods containing peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or potatoes as main ingredients.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-7-2018

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Three Lots of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe and One Lot of Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe Because of Possible Health Risk

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Three Lots of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe and One Lot of Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe Because of Possible Health Risk

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling three lots of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe because testing results indicate they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Company is also recalling one lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe because testing results indicate it has the potential to be contaminated with Shiga Toxin producing E. coli O121. This recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution. Due to Radagast Pet Food’s ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-7-2018

LL’S Magnetic Clay Inc. Expands Allergy Alert On Undeclared Allergens In Prescript-Assist Dietary Supplement To All Lots

LL’S Magnetic Clay Inc. Expands Allergy Alert On Undeclared Allergens In Prescript-Assist Dietary Supplement To All Lots

LL’s Magnetic Clay, Inc. of Austin, Texas is recalling all lots of Prescript-Assist (still within expiration date), a dietary supplement it marketed until late 2017, because of its potential to contain undeclared allergens, including almonds, crustaceans, milk, casein, eggs, and peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these specific types of allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-7-2018

€ 70 miljoen voor uitkomstgerichte zorg

€ 70 miljoen voor uitkomstgerichte zorg

Minister Bruno Bruins voor Medische Zorg en Sport investeert € 70 miljoen in uitkomstgerichte zorg (2018-2022). Uitgangspunt is dat een goede behandeling moet passen bij de persoonlijke situatie van de patiënt. En dat kan voor iedereen anders zijn. Arts en patiënt moeten samen kunnen beslissen wat voor die persoon de beste behandeling is en waar de kwaliteit het beste is. Om die ontwikkeling te stimuleren worden de komende jaren stappen gezet.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

29-6-2018

LL’s Magnetic Clay Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergens in Prescript-Assist Dietary Supplement

LL’s Magnetic Clay Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergens in Prescript-Assist Dietary Supplement

LL’s Magnetic Clay, Inc. of Austin, Texas is recalling certain lots of Prescript-Assist, a dietary supplement it marketed until late 2017, because of its potential to contain undeclared allergens, including almonds, crustaceans, dairy, casein, eggs, and peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these specific types of allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-6-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s efforts to collaborate with internet stakeholders to stop the illegal sale of opioids online

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s efforts to collaborate with internet stakeholders to stop the illegal sale of opioids online

FDA’s efforts to collaborate with internet stakeholders to stop the illegal sale of opioids online

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-6-2018

Kabinet wil mensen kansen geven op werk, ontwikkeling en invloed

Kabinet wil mensen kansen geven op werk, ontwikkeling en invloed

De samenleving verandert door globalisering, technologische vooruitgang en flexibilisering. Sommige mensen varen daar wel bij, anderen raken achterop. Het kabinet vindt het belangrijk dat iedereen in de samenleving kan blijven meedoen. Daarom moeten mensen meer kansen krijgen: om zich te ontwikkelen, op de arbeidsmarkt, en om hun eigen omgeving te beïnvloeden. Dit schrijft minister Koolmees van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid aan de Tweede Kamer, mede namens de ministers van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetens...

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

22-6-2018

Health Canada reminds Canadians of the limitations of fentanyl test strips being used to check street drugs before consumption

Health Canada reminds Canadians of the limitations of fentanyl test strips being used to check street drugs before consumption

OTTAWA – With the growing availability of fentanyl test strips on store shelves and online, Health Canada would like to remind Canadians of the potential limitations when using fentanyl test strips to detect fentanyl or other deadly substances in street drugs before consuming them.

Health Canada

5-6-2018

FDA takes action against 53 websites marketing unapproved opioids as part of a comprehensive effort to target illegal online sales

FDA takes action against 53 websites marketing unapproved opioids as part of a comprehensive effort to target illegal online sales

FDA announced that it has warned nine online networks, operating a total of 53 websites, that they must stop illegally marketing potentially dangerous, unapproved and misbranded versions of opioid medications, including tramadol and oxycodone.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-5-2018

Divvies, LLC  Conducts Voluntary Recall of Benjamint Crunch Chocolate Bars Due to Undeclared Milk In The Mint

Divvies, LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Benjamint Crunch Chocolate Bars Due to Undeclared Milk In The Mint

Divvies announced today a voluntary recall of its Benjamint Crunch Chocolate bars due to possible undeclared milk in the peppermint used in the bars. The recall is limited solely to the Benjamint Crunch Bars that were sold online through the Divvies website. This recall will impact approximately 140 consumers.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  Draft guideline on similar biological medicinal products containing recombinant granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (rG-CSF) - Revision 1, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on similar biological medicinal products containing recombinant granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (rG-CSF) - Revision 1, draft: consultation open

The proposed guideline will replace annex to guideline on similar medicinal products containing biotechnology-derived proteins as active substance: Non-Clinical and Clinical Issues - Guidance on similar medicinal products containing recombinant granulocyte-colony stimulating factor, EMEA/CHMP/BMWP/31329/2005

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

31-7-2018

Scientific guideline:  Draft guideline on quality, non-clinical and clinical aspects of medicinal products containing genetically modified cells, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on quality, non-clinical and clinical aspects of medicinal products containing genetically modified cells, draft: consultation open

This guideline defines scientific principles and provides guidance for the development and evaluation of medicinal products containing genetically modified cells intended for use in humans and presented for marketing authorisation. Its focus is on the quality, nonclinical aspects and safety and efficacy requirements of genetically modified cells developed as medicinal products.

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

31-7-2018

Consumers face health risks buying erectile dysfunction medicines online

Consumers face health risks buying erectile dysfunction medicines online

The TGA is warning consumers to consult with their doctor prior to purchasing medicines for erectile dysfunction from overseas websites

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

30-7-2018

Special Access Scheme online system

Special Access Scheme online system

Introduction of the Special Access Scheme online system

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

5-7-2018

Scientific guideline:  Draft guideline on the use of adjuvanted veterinary vaccines, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on the use of adjuvanted veterinary vaccines, draft: consultation open

The main aim of the guideline is to outline the information which should be included for the adjuvant in the marketing authorisation application (MAA) of an immunological veterinary medicinal product (IVMP). This guideline replaces the ‘Note for Guidance on the use of adjuvanted veterinary vaccines’. The guideline discusses the important aspects to consider for the adjuvant in an IVMP and provides guidance on the information on the adjuvant which should be included in Parts 2, 3 and 4 of the MAA. The d...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

2-7-2018

Launch of new advertising hub and online complaints form

Launch of new advertising hub and online complaints form

Consumers can now report dodgy ads for medicines and medical devices through a single online form

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

28-6-2018

Here are three main practices for protecting yourself online: be sure your internet connection is secure, be careful what you download, and always be careful what you post! #InternetSafetyMonthpic.twitter.com/ZpJ0aas1N4

Here are three main practices for protecting yourself online: be sure your internet connection is secure, be careful what you download, and always be careful what you post! #InternetSafetyMonthpic.twitter.com/ZpJ0aas1N4

Here are three main practices for protecting yourself online: be sure your internet connection is secure, be careful what you download, and always be careful what you post! #InternetSafetyMonth pic.twitter.com/ZpJ0aas1N4

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration