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Silver Spring, MD—Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., who has served as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) since 2009, will resign from the agency in March. FDA’s chief scientist Stephen Ostroff will serve as acting commissioner after this time until the position is filled.

The C&D letters sent to these retailers accuse them of not adhering to to the ingredients mentioned on their labels.

These retailers are accused of putting ingredients in their store brands not mentioned on labels, but the way this conclusion was reached has drawn criticism.

Albany, NY—Rats running amok and other unsanitary conditions have Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to crack down harder on many of the nation’s food facilities.

MSM may help deal with allergy symptoms.

A new study from Medicus Research says that MSM may be able to help alleviate allergy symptoms.

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North Bergen, NJ—The Vitamin Shoppe is cooking up something new: prepared foods.

Dean's Natural Food Market is using a sustainabilty rating label system to catch eyes in their stores.

Ocean Township, NJ—Dean's Natural Food Market is using a sustainabilty rating label system to catch eyes in their stores.

Blueberries can help lower several cardiovascular risk factors.

Tallahassee, FL—According to a recent study, blueberries may be able to help lower risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.

Recent findings show that high levels of vitamin D may help colorectal cancer patients survive longer.

San Francisco, CA—Recent findings show that high levels of vitamin D may help colorectal cancer patients survive longer after undergoing chemotherapy and targeted drugs.

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