F.D.A. Proposes Limits for Lead in Baby Food

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday proposed maximum limits for the amount of lead in baby foods like mashed fruits and vegetables and dry cereals, after years of studies…

F.D.A. Outlines a Plan for Annual Covid Boosters

Americans may be offered a single dose of a Covid vaccine each fall, much as they are given flu shots, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday. To simplify…

Abortion Pills Can Now Be Offered at Retail Pharmacies, F.D.A. Says

“The Biden administration has once again proved that it values abortion industry profits over women’s safety and unborn children’s lives,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser. the president of Susan B. Anthony Pro-life…

Congressional Investigation into Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm Faults the F.D.A. and Biogen

The F.D.A.’s own internal inquiry said there was “no evidence” its interactions with Biogen were “anything but appropriate,” given the data’s complexity and the importance of Alzheimer’s, but it issued…

The F.D.A. Now Says It Plainly: Morning-After Pills Are Not Abortion Pills

According to data published in 2021 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-quarter of women of reproductive age who have sex with men answered yes to the…

F.D.A. Authorizes Updated Covid Shots for Children as Young as 6 Months

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday expanded eligibility for the updated coronavirus shots to children as young as 6 months old, the latest step to make the…