Tag Archives: Concerns

Hamburger buns recalled over concerns they contain ‘small pieces of white plastic,’ FDA says

Heads up, consumers: Thousands of Conagra Brands’ hamburger buns are facing a recall over concerns the product contains small pieces of plastic, posing a potential choking hazard. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced late last week that Conagra Brands is voluntarily recalling about 2,200 cases of its Udi’s Classic Hamburger Buns, which were sold nationwide. RAW… Read More »

Health IT committee addresses some, but not all industry concerns with TEFCA

Dive Brief: A key HHS advisory committee on health IT unanimously passed a slew of recommendations Thursday advising the Office of the National Coordinator streamline and clarify crucial sections of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, an HHS blueprint meant to foster healthcare interoperability nationwide. Most notably, the Health IT Advisory Committee recommended ONC… Read More »

Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley voices concerns about new Trump administration restrictions on use of fetal tissue in research

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new restrictions on government-funded research conducted on fetal tissue. The department said it would end such research conducted at the National Institutes of Health and terminate a $ 2 million contract it had for similar work conducted at the University of California… Read More »