Tag: food and drug administration

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Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: South Florida Can Take Precautions to Lower the Risk of Coronavirus

“The coronavirus represents a serious international health crisis, however, here in South Florida, I have been informed that at this time there is no immediate threat to public health, ” Mucarsel-Powell said on Monday.
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Gus Bilirakis Wants Medicare Patients to Have Access to the Newest Medical Technology

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., is behind a bipartisan push on Capitol Hill to bring more medical technology in treating Americans on Medicare.
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Alcee Hastings Leads Florida Delegation in Urging HHS Open FDA Office in Israel

U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-SC, wrote U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Alex Azar urging the establishment of a regional office of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the state of Israel.
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Marco Rubio Goes to Bat for Cigar Manufacturers in Florida

Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took over as chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business Committee. At the end of last week, Rubio penned a piece that ran in the Tampa Bay Times about how small cigar companies have helped Florida.

FDA: Florida Romaine Lettuce Clear of E.coli

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced on Tuesday that the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have cleared Florida grown romaine lettuce, noting that it does not contain E.coli. 
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