BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR

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  • Nome commerciale:
  • BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR
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  • Tipo di medicina:
  • Dispositivo medico

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  • BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR
    Italia
  • Lingua:
  • italiano

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  • MISURATORI NON INVASIVI DELLA PRESSIONE ARTERIOSA OSCILLOMETRICI

Altre informazioni

Status

  • Fonte:
  • Ministero della Salute - Italia
  • Stato dell'autorizzazione:
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  • Data dell'autorizzazione:
  • 30-09-2010
  • Ultimo aggiornamento:
  • 09-08-2016
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18-1-2019

Publication of scientific data from EU-coordinated monitoring programmes and surveys

Publication of scientific data from EU-coordinated monitoring programmes and surveys

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 Open government data are about wide and free availability of public information created or collected by public entities. The International Open Data Charter and Findable, Accessible, Interoperable And Reusable Data (FAIR) data principles were selected as the guiding principles for the development of this report. A review of open data maturity reports indicated that most of the EU28+ are making significant progress in open government data, however there are different levels...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 (four‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine four single events: MON 89034, 1507, NK603 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the four single events and four of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their four subcombinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 (five‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine five single events: MON 89034, 1507, MON 88017, 59122 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the 5 single maize events and 11 of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the single maize events or their 11 subcombinations that could modify the original conclusions on their safety were identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified soybean A2704‐12 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009)

Assessment of genetically modified soybean A2704‐12 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009)

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Bayer CropScience N.V., the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified soybean A2704‐12, for food and feed uses, import and processing, excluding cultivation within th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Lantharenol® is a feed additive consisting of lanthanum carbonate octahydrate. It is currently authorised as a zootechnical additive (decrease in phosphorous excretion via urine) for cats; this opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation. In 2007, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) adopted an opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lantharenol® as a feed additive for cats. The applicant has provided data demonstrating th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-1-2019

Monitoring sales of veterinary antimicrobials

Monitoring sales of veterinary antimicrobials

Veterinary antimicrobial sales have been monitored annually by the Agency since 1999. This monitoring is based on the recommendations in Chapter 6.8 of the OIE's 2016 Terrestrial Animal Health Code "Monitoring of the quantities and usage patterns of antimicrobial agents used in food-producing animals".

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

8-1-2019

Resapath

Resapath

The development of antimicrobial resistance in animal and human bacteria is a major public health issue requiring an integrated approach across all types of medicine, according to the "One Health" concept covering both humans and animals. ANSES has mobilised significant resources to combat antimicrobial resistance, in particular by coordinating the French Surveillance Network for Antimicrobial Resistance in Pathogenic Bacteria of Animal Origin (Resapath), which is devoted to monitoring resistance in bact...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

21-12-2018

FDA approves new treatment for adult patients with rare, life-threatening blood disease

FDA approves new treatment for adult patients with rare, life-threatening blood disease

The FDA approved Ultomiris (ravulizumab) injection for the treatment of adult patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a rare and life-threatening blood disease.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

FDA approves first treatment for rare blood disease

FDA approves first treatment for rare blood disease

The FDA approved Elzonris (tagraxofusp-erzs) infusion for the treatment of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) in adults and in pediatric patients, two years of age and older.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

FDA warns about increased risk of ruptures or tears in the aorta blood vessel with fluoroquinolone antibiotics in certain patients

FDA warns about increased risk of ruptures or tears in the aorta blood vessel with fluoroquinolone antibiotics in certain patients

FDA warns about increased risk of ruptures or tears in the aorta blood vessel with fluoroquinolone antibiotics in certain patients

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

FDA review found that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can increase the occurrence of rare but serious events of ruptures or tears in the main artery of the body, called the aorta. These tears, called aortic dissections, or ruptures of an aortic aneurysm can lead to dangerous bleeding or even death. They can occur with fluoroquinolones for systemic use given by mouth or through an injection.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Workshop on Avian Influenza

Workshop on Avian Influenza

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Since September 2017, EFSA has been providing ongoing scientific and technical support to the European Commission and Member States (MSs) in the collection, collation, and analysis of epidemiological data relevant to the monitoring of avian influenza (AI) viruses in Europe and third countries. From 2019 onwards, EFSA will also be responsible for collecting, collating, and analysing the data gathered by MSs via their surveillance programmes in poultry and wild birds. To eff...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018

Wegmans Issues Voluntary Recall of Fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie/Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower

Wegmans Issues Voluntary Recall of Fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie/Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower

Rochester, NY – Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of fresh Cauliflower Rice, Veggie Cauliflower Rice Blend and Stir-Fry Mix with Cauliflower, sold in the produce department between 12/7/18 and 12/18/18, because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called He...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-12-2018

Spokane Produce Voluntarily Recalls Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh&Local Sandwiches and Green Leaf Lettuce Filets

Spokane Produce Voluntarily Recalls Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh&Local Sandwiches and Green Leaf Lettuce Filets

Spokane Produce Inc. of Spokane, WA initiates a voluntary recall of sandwiches containing green leaf lettuce and foodservice lettuce filets following notice of a produce industry ingredient recall by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. Sandwich products bearing the Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh&Local labels. These prod- ucts are recalled because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-12-2018

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA was asked to review the comments received on the Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006. Comments originating from the applicant (Han‐Biotech GmbH) were submitted to EFSA via the E...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2017 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). Campylobacteriosis was the commonest reported zoonosis and its EU trend for confirmed human cases increasing since 2008 stabilised during 2013–2017. The decreasing EU trend for confirmed human salmonellosis cases since 2008 end...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

12-12-2018

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in France and EFSA – Final report

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in France and EFSA – Final report

Published on: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 The main goal of the Framework Partnership Agreement project is to put in place a relevant organisation in order to improve gathering, checking, storage and providing of data from national monitoring programs to EFSA. By accepting to participate in the pilot project, France has committed to implement several enhancement actions on the overall system of data collection and submission. This report describes the results of the implementations of these measures and presents th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-11-2018

FDA warns that symptoms of a serious condition affecting the blood cells are not being recognized with the leukemia medicine Idhifa (enasidenib)

FDA warns that symptoms of a serious condition affecting the blood cells are not being recognized with the leukemia medicine Idhifa (enasidenib)

FDA warns that symptoms of a serious condition affecting the blood cells are not being recognized with the leukemia medicine Idhifa (enasidenib)

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-11-2018

FDA warns about rare but serious risks of stroke and blood vessel wall tears with multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada (alemtuzumab)

FDA warns about rare but serious risks of stroke and blood vessel wall tears with multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada (alemtuzumab)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that rare but serious cases of stroke and tears in the lining of arteries in the head and neck have occurred in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) shortly after they received Lemtrada (alemtuzumab).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-11-2018

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 1: Compendium of Representative Processing Techniques investigated in regulatory studies for pesticides

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 1: Compendium of Representative Processing Techniques investigated in regulatory studies for pesticides

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 EFSA is conducting pan‐European dietary exposure and risk assessments related to actual levels of pesticide residues in food commodities. These assessments use the pesticide occurrence data generated under the official monitoring programs of Member States, the consumption data from EFSA's comprehensive food consumption database and pesticide‐specific information such as processing factors. Currently no harmonised list of processing factors is available within Europe and wo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 3: European database of processing factors for pesticides in food

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 3: European database of processing factors for pesticides in food

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 EFSA is conducting pan‐European dietary exposure and risk assessments related to actual levels of pesticide residues in food commodities. These assessments use the pesticide occurrence data generated under the official monitoring programs of Member States, the consumption data from EFSA's comprehensive food consumption database and pesticide‐specific information such as processing factors. Currently no harmonised list of processing factors is available within Europe and wo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

23-11-2018

Canadian Tire recalls Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor

Canadian Tire recalls Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor

Regulator knob may break off under pressure and may lead to a component failure and cause injury to consumers.

Health Canada

21-11-2018

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

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 Publications

17-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011)

Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto Europe, the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified soybean MON 89788, for food and feed uses, excluding cultivation within the European Union....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-11-2018

FDA approves new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea

FDA approves new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea

FDA approved Aemcolo (rifamycin), an antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of adult patients with travelers’ diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli), not complicated by fever or blood in the stool.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified LLCotton25 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010)

Assessment of genetically modified LLCotton25 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Bayer, the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified LLCotton25, for food and feed uses, import and processing, excluding cultivation within the EU. The d...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The scope of application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133 is for food and feed uses, import and processing of genetically modified (GM) maize MZHG0JG in the European Union. Maize MZHG0JG was developed to confer tolerance to the herbicidal active substances glyphosate and glufosinate‐ammonium. The molecular characterisation data and bioinformatic analyses do not identify issues requiring food/feed safety assessment. None of the identified differences in the agronomic/phenotypic and com...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 This joint ECDC‐EFSA report assesses whether vector count data (abundance) and the way these change throughout the year (seasonality) can provide useful information about vector‐borne diseases epidemiological processes of interest, and therefore, whether resources should be devoted to collecting such data. The document also summarises what measures of abundance and seasonality can be collected for each vector group (mosquitoes, sandflies, midges and ticks), ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

An increase in poisonings due to wild mushroom consumption: be vigilant!

An increase in poisonings due to wild mushroom consumption: be vigilant!

In response to an increase in the number of cases of poisonings due to wild mushroom consumption reported to the French Poison Control and Monitoring Centres (CAP-TVs), ANSES and the Directorate General for Health (DGS) are issuing a warning to wild mushroom gatherers and reminding them of the good practices to be observed.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

2-11-2018

Barcelona Nut Company Recalls Roasted and Salted in Shell Pistachios Because of Possible Health Risk

Barcelona Nut Company Recalls Roasted and Salted in Shell Pistachios Because of Possible Health Risk

Barcelona Nut Company of Baltimore, Maryland is recalling 239 cases of roasted and salted in shell pistachios, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes-fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-11-2018

FDA warns patients and doctors about risk of inaccurate results from home-use device to monitor blood thinner warfarin

FDA warns patients and doctors about risk of inaccurate results from home-use device to monitor blood thinner warfarin

Roche Diagnostics issued voluntary recall of certain test strips used with CoaguChek meter devices; patients affected by the recall should seek alternative methods for testing.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-10-2018

Small increased risk of certain types of skin cancer associated with the use of hydrochlorothiazide

Small increased risk of certain types of skin cancer associated with the use of hydrochlorothiazide

There is a small increased risk of developing basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in long-term use of blood pressure medicine containing hydrochlorothiazide. This follows from a review of new studies and available data undertaken by the European Medicines Agency, EMA.

Danish Medicines Agency

18-10-2018

Flushmate recalls Flushmate II 501-B Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems

Flushmate recalls Flushmate II 501-B Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems

The Flushmate II 501-B system can burst at or near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure. This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank, posing impact and laceration hazards to consumers and property damage.

Health Canada

11-10-2018

FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility

FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility

FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility.Test is first of this type approved to report genotypes as final results

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-9-2018

Drug agency from China visits Denmark

Drug agency from China visits Denmark

A delegation from the Centre for Drug Evaluation under the China National Medical Products Administration visited the Danish Medicines Agency this week to discuss clinical trials and drug monitoring, among other things. The meeting at the Danish Medicines Agency is part of a Danish-Chinese collaboration under the auspices of the China-Denmark Food and Drug Regulatory Cooperation Centre, which was established with the signing of a collaboration agreement in May of last year, and which aims to strengthen r...

Danish Medicines Agency

20-9-2018

Report of the third Joint Meeting of the ECDC's Food‐ and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network and of the EFSA's Zoonoses Monitoring Data Network

Report of the third Joint Meeting of the ECDC's Food‐ and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network and of the EFSA's Zoonoses Monitoring Data Network

Published on: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The third Joint Meeting of the ECDC's Food‐ and Waterborne Disease and Zoonoses Network and of the EFSA's Zoonoses Monitoring Data Network was held on 16 and 17 October 2017 in Parma. The meeting was constructed around the principle of ‘One health approach to collaborative response to foodborne disease outbreaks in EU/EEA’ and served as an opportunity for public health authorities and food safety/veterinary authorities to meet and exchange information on the...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

Contaminated valsartan has so far not caused an increased incidence of cancer cases in Denmark

Contaminated valsartan has so far not caused an increased incidence of cancer cases in Denmark

A Danish registry study has examined if the cancer incidence rate is higher among people treated with the blood pressure lowering medicine Valsartan, which due to the risk of contamination was recalled from the market in July 2018. The study concludes that no increased cancer incidence can be seen at present.

Danish Medicines Agency

13-9-2018

Use of next‐generation sequencing in microbial risk assessment

Use of next‐generation sequencing in microbial risk assessment

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Despite the ever increase in rigorous control and monitoring measures to assure safe food along the entire farm‐to‐fork chain, the past decade has also witnessed an increase in microbial food alerts. Hence, research on food safety and quality remain of utmost importance. Complementary, and at least as important, is the necessity to be able to assess the potential microbial risks along the food chain. Risk assessment relies on sound scientific data. Unfortuna...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Risk assessment of antimicrobial resistance along the food chain through culture‐independent methodologies

Risk assessment of antimicrobial resistance along the food chain through culture‐independent methodologies

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) represents a major challenge for Public Health and the scientific community, and requires immediate and drastic solutions. Acquired resistance to certain antimicrobials is already widespread to such an extent that their efficacy in the treatment of certain life‐threatening infections is already compromised. To date, the emergence and spread of AMR has been attributed to the use, misuse or indiscriminate use of antibiotics as th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Modelling of inactivation through heating for quantitative microbiological risk assessment (QMRA)

Modelling of inactivation through heating for quantitative microbiological risk assessment (QMRA)

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA regards the household as a stage in the food chain that is important for the final number of food‐borne infections. The fate of a pathogen in the private kitchen largely depends on consumer hygiene during preparation of food and on its proper cooking, especially in the case of meat. Unfortunately, detailed information on the microbiological survival in meat products after heating in the consumer kitchen is lacking. The aim of the study was to improve th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Assessment of occupational and dietary exposure to pesticide residues

Assessment of occupational and dietary exposure to pesticide residues

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Plant protection products (PPPs) are pesticides containing at least one active substance that drives specific actions against pests (diseases). PPPs are regulated in the EU and cannot be placed on the market or used without prior authorisation. EFSA assesses the possible risks of the use of active substances to humans and environment. Member States decide whether or not to approve their use at EU level. Furthermore, Member States decide at national level on ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

4-9-2018

Safer prescription of blood thinning agents

Safer prescription of blood thinning agents

A collaboration between pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies and authorities has eliminated a common cause of dosing errors involving blood thinning agents.

Danish Medicines Agency

31-8-2018

Alcon Announces Voluntary Global Market Withdrawal of CyPass Micro-Stent for Surgical Glaucoma

Alcon Announces Voluntary Global Market Withdrawal of CyPass Micro-Stent for Surgical Glaucoma

Reflecting its uncompromising commitment to patient safety, Alcon today announced an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market. In addition, Alcon advises surgeons to immediately cease further implantation with the CyPass Micro-Stent and to return any unused devices to Alcon. This decision and corresponding recommendation is based on an analysis of five-year post-surgery data from the COMPASS-XT long-term safety study. The US Food and Drug Administration (FD...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-8-2018

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in Cyprus and EFSA – Final report

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in Cyprus and EFSA – Final report

Published on: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Cyprus alongside with another 4 countries has participated successfully in the Grant Agreement GP/EFSA/DATA/2016/01‐GA 02, entitled: “Strategic Partnership with Cyprus on Data Quality”. The project was co‐financed by EFSA, aiming to help both EFSA and data providers from Member States to possess data of high quality in a quantitatively manageable way. The main objective of the grant agreement was the establishment of the data governance, coordination and imp...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Safety assessment of the process ‘General Plastic’, based on Starlinger Decon technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Safety assessment of the process ‘General Plastic’, based on Starlinger Decon technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF Panel) deals with the safety evaluation of the recycling process General Plastic (EU register No RECYC153), which is based on the Starlinger Decon technology. The decontamination efficiency of the process was demonstrated by a challenge test. The input of this process is hot caustic washed and dried poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) flakes orig...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-8-2018

BMC USA Corp. recalls Timemachine 01 bicycles

BMC USA Corp. recalls Timemachine 01 bicycles

Variations in tire dimension, tire pressure, head set play and ride load, can result in insufficient space between the front wheel and downtube, posing a fall hazard.

Health Canada

13-8-2018

Health Canada Warns Canadians of New Safety Information Related to Long-Term Use of Azithromycin Following Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment

Health Canada Warns Canadians of New Safety Information Related to Long-Term Use of Azithromycin Following Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment

OTTAWA – Health Canada is warning Canadians of the potential risk of cancer relapse in patients with cancer of the blood and lymph nodes who have undergone stem cell transplant and are taking long-term azithromycin (Zithromax).

Health Canada

3-8-2018

Zithromax, Zmax (azithromycin): FDA Warning - Increased Risk of Cancer Relapse With Long-Term Use After Donor Stem Cell Transplant

Zithromax, Zmax (azithromycin): FDA Warning - Increased Risk of Cancer Relapse With Long-Term Use After Donor Stem Cell Transplant

The antibiotic Zithromax, Zmax (azithromycin) should not be given long-term to prevent a certain inflammatory lung condition in patients with cancers of the blood or lymph nodes who undergo a donor stem cell transplant. Results of a clinical trial found an increased rate of relapse in cancers affecting the blood and lymph nodes, including death, in these patients.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-7-2018

FDA announces voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan following detection of an impurity

FDA announces voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan following detection of an impurity

FDA is alerting the public about a voluntary recall of several drug products containing valsartan, used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-7-2018

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

The affected products are contaminated with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa can pose a risk of infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

Health Canada

10-7-2018

FDA updates warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics on risks of mental health and low blood sugar adverse reactions

FDA updates warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics on risks of mental health and low blood sugar adverse reactions

FDA is requiring safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolones to strengthen the warnings about the risks of mental health side effects and serious blood sugar disturbances.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-7-2018

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: FDA Requires Labeling Changes Due to Low Blood Sugar Levels and Mental Health Side Effects

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: FDA Requires Labeling Changes Due to Low Blood Sugar Levels and Mental Health Side Effects

FDA is strengthening the current warnings in the prescribing information that fluoroquinolone antibiotics may cause significant decreases in blood sugar and certain mental health side effects.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Following Essure’s removal from the market, the FDA will continue to monitor women with device; we’re working to implement surveillance system and registries to answer crucial questions on devices for women’s health.  https://go.usa.gov/xEa9p 

Following Essure’s removal from the market, the FDA will continue to monitor women with device; we’re working to implement surveillance system and registries to answer crucial questions on devices for women’s health. https://go.usa.gov/xEa9p 

Following Essure’s removal from the market, the FDA will continue to monitor women with device; we’re working to implement surveillance system and registries to answer crucial questions on devices for women’s health. https://go.usa.gov/xEa9p 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-12-2018


Scientific recommendation on classification of advanced therapy medicinal products: Autologous suspension of blood-derived endothelial and hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells

Scientific recommendation on classification of advanced therapy medicinal products: Autologous suspension of blood-derived endothelial and hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells

Scientific recommendation on classification of advanced therapy medicinal products: Autologous suspension of blood-derived endothelial and hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

30-11-2018

#FDA In Brief: @US_FDA takes steps to advance the safety and accuracy of  blood glucose monitors to empower patients with diabetes with reliable  tools to manage their health. Read more:  https://go.usa.gov/xPMyA   #MedicalDevice

#FDA In Brief: @US_FDA takes steps to advance the safety and accuracy of blood glucose monitors to empower patients with diabetes with reliable tools to manage their health. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xPMyA  #MedicalDevice

#FDA In Brief: @US_FDA takes steps to advance the safety and accuracy of blood glucose monitors to empower patients with diabetes with reliable tools to manage their health. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xPMyA  #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-11-2018

Listed medicine compliance rating scheme

Listed medicine compliance rating scheme

We have implemented a Compliance Rating Scheme for listed medicines as part of ongoing enhancements to our post-market compliance monitoring program

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

26-11-2018

An infusion pump whose predicate device uses older “beam break” technology to estimate the size of the drop.  The new device uses a video camera and vision processing to monitor the drop formation and detect drops falling, making the device more precise a

An infusion pump whose predicate device uses older “beam break” technology to estimate the size of the drop. The new device uses a video camera and vision processing to monitor the drop formation and detect drops falling, making the device more precise a

An infusion pump whose predicate device uses older “beam break” technology to estimate the size of the drop. The new device uses a video camera and vision processing to monitor the drop formation and detect drops falling, making the device more precise and more accurate.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

A hemodialysis system, which has modernized through miniaturization; and a patient monitoring system that can monitor more patients and/or more parameters and which are increasingly becoming networked in healthcare facilities increasing the risk for cyber

A hemodialysis system, which has modernized through miniaturization; and a patient monitoring system that can monitor more patients and/or more parameters and which are increasingly becoming networked in healthcare facilities increasing the risk for cyber

A hemodialysis system, which has modernized through miniaturization; and a patient monitoring system that can monitor more patients and/or more parameters and which are increasingly becoming networked in healthcare facilities increasing the risk for cybersecurity threats.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-11-2018

How we regulate this space is important. Consider, for example, a sensor that collects data to track a drug as it moves through the body after being ingested to promote compliance or monitor how a drug is working.

How we regulate this space is important. Consider, for example, a sensor that collects data to track a drug as it moves through the body after being ingested to promote compliance or monitor how a drug is working.

How we regulate this space is important. Consider, for example, a sensor that collects data to track a drug as it moves through the body after being ingested to promote compliance or monitor how a drug is working.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-11-2018

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth  #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes: https://go.usa.gov/xPdK4 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  Draft questions and answers on Data Monitoring Committees issues, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Draft questions and answers on Data Monitoring Committees issues, draft: consultation open

The aim of this question-and-answer document is to supplement the CHMP Data Monitoring Committee Guideline (Doc Ref. EMEA/CHMP/EWP/5872/03) by providing clarification on the role and necessity for a Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) in different phases of drug development and throughout the product lifecycle as well as with regard to the responsibilities for implementing DMC decisions.

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

22-7-2018

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. ht

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. ht

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-20/bayer-to-stop-selling-contraceptive-implant-after-threats-by-fda …

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

Once on market, #FDA monitors for safety issues by collecting adverse event reports  https://bit.ly/2mlhQ20 , reviewing published studies, ordering postmarket studies and inspecting facilities. We want to build on limits of these tools, as they don’t prov

Once on market, #FDA monitors for safety issues by collecting adverse event reports https://bit.ly/2mlhQ20 , reviewing published studies, ordering postmarket studies and inspecting facilities. We want to build on limits of these tools, as they don’t prov

Once on market, #FDA monitors for safety issues by collecting adverse event reports https://bit.ly/2mlhQ20 , reviewing published studies, ordering postmarket studies and inspecting facilities. We want to build on limits of these tools, as they don’t provide real-time information pic.twitter.com/WJMYVcAyoQ

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration