FDA orders Juul Labs to remove products from US market:

FDA orders Juul Labs to remove products from US market:

In a separate statement on Thursday, Juul said it is seeking a stay and will consider appealing the decision. After reviewing Juul’s applications seeking marketing authorization for its products, the FDA said it determined that the applications lacked “sufficient evidence” regarding the toxicological profile of the products in order to demonstrate that marketing of the … Read more

They Ate Daily Harvest’s Lentil ‘Crumbles’ and Ended Up in the ER. They Were Offered $ 10 for Their Trouble.

They Ate Daily Harvest’s Lentil ‘Crumbles’ and Ended Up in the ER.  They Were Offered $ 10 for Their Trouble.

J:enna Dargenzio was excited to dig into her first Daily Harvest delivery. On May 11, she whipped up the subscription service’s French lentil and leek “crumbles,” part of a PR package that the company hoped she would peddle to her 66,000 followers on TikTok. The finished product looks and functions much like seasoned bits of … Read more

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks:

LONDON (AP) – The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It’s going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe. Liz Morgan arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport: 4 1/2 hours before her flight to Athens, finding the line for security snaking out of the terminal and into a big tent … Read more

Covid: Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 escape antibodies from vaccination and prior infection, studies suggest:

However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection against severe disease, and vaccine makers are working on updated shots that might elicit a stronger immune response against the variants. “We observed 3-fold reductions of neutralizing antibody titers induced by vaccination and infection against BA4 and BA5 compared with BA1 and BA2, which are … Read more

Covid: Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 escape antibodies from vaccination and prior infection, studies suggest:

However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection against severe disease, and vaccine makers are working on updated shots that might elicit a stronger immune response against the variants. “We observed 3-fold reductions of neutralizing antibody titers induced by vaccination and infection against BA4 and BA5 compared with BA1 and BA2, which are … Read more

FDA authorizes Covid-19 vaccines for younger children:

However, shots can not be given until the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s vaccine advisers have voted on whether to recommend them – a vote is scheduled for Saturday – and CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has signed off on that recommendation. The White House has said vaccinations for younger children may begin … Read more

FDA advisers support Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine for authorization:

Most of the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted “yes” in response to a question of whether the benefits of Novavax’s vaccine, given as a two-dose primary series, outweigh its risks in people 18 and older, based on available evidence . Twenty-one members voted yes, one abstained, and none voted no. If … Read more

How ‘lab-grown’ meat could help the planet and our health:

“Cultivated meat is real meat grown directly from animal cells,” Uma Valeti, founder and CEO of Upside Foods, said via email. “These products are not vegan, vegetarian or plant-based – they are real meat, made without the animal.” “The process of making cultivated meat is similar to brewing beer, but instead of growing yeast or … Read more

Depp-Heard trial: Talking to teens about dating violence:

Nonetheless, many on the internet declared Depp the clear “winner” before the jury even began deliberations, but the details that emerged combined with the public nature of the case resulted in mixed messages for teens and young adults as they watched it unfold on social media . One high school girl I spoke to commented … Read more

Pressure growing to remove PFAS from fast food wrappers:

BOSTON (AP) – Brenda Hampton first came across the toxic industrial compound PFAS after finding it was part of the cocktail of contaminants that tainted the drinking water in her North Alabama community. Hampton, who believes the contaminated water contributed to kidney problems she and other residents suffer, soon learned the chemicals were found in … Read more