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Summer is coming in hot 🔥. Don’t forget to grab your cosmetics from the hot car. These products can go bad if left in the heat for too long. More tips on using makeup safely:

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

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

A new FDA Voices describes efforts being made to address inadequacies in research through a paradigm shift in the approach to studying medical products in pregnant and breastfeeding women.

FDA issued a warning letter to Jordan’s Crossing Herbal Connections for selling an unapproved product with unproven #COVID19  claims. Consumers concerned about COVID-19 should consult with their health care provider.

As of today, 395 tests and sample collection devices are authorized by the FDA under emergency use authorizations (EUAs). These include 279 molecular tests and sample collection devices, 86 antibody and other immune response tests and 30 antigen tests.

Serving up a cheese platter to pair with your favorite wine? Tempt your guests while keeping these food safety tips in mind this #NationalWineandCheeseDay !

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Spending ⏰ in the ☀️ increases your risk of sunburn, skin cancer & early skin aging. People of all skin colors are at risk for skin damage. #UVSafetyAwarenessMonth 

Get your grill on with a clean platter and utensils ready at grill-side, as using the same ones that previously held raw meat allows bacteria from the raw meat’s juices to spread to the cooked food. #NationalGrillingMonth 

Hepatitis A is a contagious virus that can cause liver disease, so take time today to make sure you're informed on the causes, the symptoms and the preventative measures you can take to prevent the disease. #WorldHepatitisDay 

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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

Yep! We have to say it! Don't eat #cicadas  if you're allergic to seafood as these insects share a family relation to shrimp and lobsters.

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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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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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