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Happy #NationalShrimpDay ! Follow these tips for buying, preparing, and storing fresh seafood so you and your family can safely enjoy the fine taste and good nutrition of your shrimp dish!

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WATCH LIVE: Join @FDACBER  Director Dr. Peter Marks as he testifies before the Senate HELP committee on FDA’s#COVID19  response. The event starts at 10 a.m. EDT. 

Are you ready for this year's hurricane season? Get tips on safeguarding your food, water, medicine and pets before, during and after a hurricane. #HurricanePreparednessWeek 

Join @FDAWomen , @womenshealth  and other gov public health leaders in a Twitter video chat, discussing key women's health topics in honor of National Women's Health Week. It all starts 2pm ET today! Use #KNOWHmore  #NWHW  to join!

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Here is an update on some of the actions we’ve taken in our ongoing response to the #COVID19  pandemic.

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FDA issued a warning letter to Covalon Technologies Inc. for selling unapproved products with fraudulent #COVID19  claims. Consumers concerned about #COVID19  should consult with their health care provider.

We’ve updated our #COVID19  Response At-A-Glance Summary, which provides a quick look at facts, figures and highlights on the FDA's response efforts.

As of today, 370 tests and sample collection devices are authorized by the FDA under emergency use authorizations (EUAs). These include 270 molecular tests and sample collection devices, 76 antibody and other immune response tests, and 24 antigen tests.

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Today FDA and @CDCgov  issued a statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson #COVID19  vaccine. We are recommending a pause in the use of this vaccine out of an abundance of caution.

Today, FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the second vaccine for the prevention of #COVID19  caused by SARS-CoV-2. The emergency use authorization allows the vaccine to be distributed in the U.S for use in individuals 18 years and older.

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Today, FDA expanded the EUA for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of #COVID19  to include adolescents 12-15 years of age. FDA amended the EUA issued on Dec. 11, 2020 for administration in individuals 16 years of age and older.

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As of 4/12, 6.8m+ doses of the J&J vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC & FDA are reviewing data involving 6 reported U.S. cases of a rare & severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the vaccine. Right now, these adverse events appear to be extremely rare

RECALL ALERT: Tanimura & Antle is recalling packaged single head romaine lettuce with 10/15 or 10/16 pack dates due to possible E. coli contamination. Consumers shouldn’t eat affected product. We’re actively investigating & will provide more information.

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Treatment of this specific type of blood clot is different from the treatment that might typically be administered.

FDA is requesting immediate removal of all Rx and over-the-counter ranitidine (Zantac) from the U.S. market.

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Today, we issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for investigational convalescent plasma for the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients as part of the agency’s ongoing efforts to fight #COVID19 .

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