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Catherine McQueen/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Federal Trade Commission is proposing a new rule that seeks to eliminate junk fees — those hidden costs that can unexpectedly push up prices consumers pay at checkout. The proposed rule would apply to many industries across the economy, including event tickets, hotels and apartment rentals. If the rule […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (WILMINGTON, N.C.) — The Environmental Protection Agency proposed its first-ever rule to reduce the prevalence of PFAS chemicals in drinking water Tuesday, taking the first step to require cities to test for the so-called “forever chemicals.” “Today, I am thrilled to announce that EPA is taking yet another bold step to protect […]

Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images, FILE (WASHINGTON) — From soy to macadamia, a variety of plant-based milk alternatives have begun filling shelves in recent years. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has caught up with the trend, issuing new guidance for plant-based labels. On Wednesday, the FDA shared its proposed draft for naming conventions and guidelines […]

Gabriele Maltinti / EyeEm/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it will ease blood donation restrictions on gay and bisexual men, allowing those in monogamous relationships to donate. The policy change comes after years of urging by public health experts, blood banks and LGBTQ advocacy groups. The new policy would […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Nearly one year after two congressional reports found heavy metals such as arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury in popular baby foods, the federal agency that oversees food safety has proposed a change. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released draft guidance proposing new limits for the amount […]

Nik Oiko/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a new COVID-19 vaccine strategy that would see Americans getting a single annual shot, similar to the flu vaccine. Up until now, Americans who’ve gotten a primary series have received boosters that have targeted specific variants, with the most […]