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Tag Archives: Adverse Event Reporting

FDA Increases Transparency of Adverse Event Data for Cosmetics and Foods

Posted in Consumer Product Safety, Drugs & Cosmetics, Federal Regulations, Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Food and Beverage, Product Liability

On December 6th, FDA announced that it is publicly releasing data received by the Agency’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) about adverse events related to cosmetics and foods, including both conventional foods and dietary supplements.  Adverse events can be any negative reaction to a product, such as a serious illness or allergic… Continue Reading

Are Cosmetics Gaining Higher Congressional and FDA Scrutiny?

Posted in Federal Regulations, Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Written by: Michelle Gillette and Katherine Fox Currently, FDA regulates cosmetics to ensure they are not adulterated or misbranded, but does not have the authority to order cosmetic recalls or require adverse event reporting.  Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) seek to change that. On April 20, 2015, they introduced the Personal Care… Continue Reading