Food and Drug Administration

Labels on bags of snack foods indicate they are non-GMO food products, in Los Angeles, California,  October 19, 2012.  (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Majority Of Fla. Reps Vote For Ban On State Required GMO Labeling

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) —  A majority of Florida representatives voted for legislation that would let food companies not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients. The bill, passed by the house […]

07/24/2015

Blood type may predict and possibly prevent future health problems. (Source: CBS4)

FDA Suspends Local Blood Bank License After Inspection

Federal officials suspended the license of a local blood bank after an inspection revealed a series of violations that could “constitute a danger to health.”

07/17/2015

Dogs Playing in Back Yard

Packaged Dog Bones Could Put Your Pet At Risk

Dogs love bones. But two local families say a packaged bone they bought at a large discount store, nearly killed their beloved pets.

07/07/2015

Flibanserin, the so called little pink pill,  is designed to do for women what Viagra does for men. (Source: CBS4)

FDA Taking Another Look At Sex Pill For Women

A drug to treat a lack of sexual desire in women is getting a third look by the Food and Drug Administration advisory panel.

06/03/2015

Dip Carrots Into Hummus

Sabra Recalls 30,000 Cases Of Hummus Over Listeria Concerns

A popular hummus brand is recalling 30,000 cases of its classic hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

04/09/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Senate Seeks To Ban Powdered Booze

Spirits aren’t high on the future of powdered alcohol being mixed in Florida.

03/30/2015

Maestro V-Bloc (Source: CBS4)

“Appetite Pacemaker” May Help Battle Obesity

A new tool in the battle against obesity is a device that promises to turn off hunger.

02/26/2015

ALABASTER, AL - JULY 12: The Beneful Dream Dog Park Contest Grand Prize Winner Jenny Wilson and her dog Honey Belle celebrate at the July 12 unveiling of the newly renovated $500,000 Dream Dog Park at the Beneful Dream Dog Park unveil event at Veterans Park on July 12, 2012 in Alabaster, Alabama. (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Beneful)

Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against Purina claiming thousands of dogs got sick or died after eating one of its dog foods.

02/26/2015

View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium --which reduces mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue and chikungunya by shortening adult lifespan, affect mosquito reproduction and interfere with pathogen replication-- at the Oswaldo Cruz foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 2, 2014. The mosquitoes, when released, are expected to quickly infiltrate the insect population and stop the spread of the disease. Small-scale trials have already been conducted in communities in northern Australia.   (Courtesy: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings Over GMO Mosquitoes In The Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if the Food and Drug Administration approves it

01/28/2015

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Millions Of GMO Insects Could Be Released In Florida Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.

01/25/2015

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