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COVID-19 antibody test receives independent validation from FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the test, which is made by New Jersey-based Euroimmun.

Chocolate bars that may contain milk being recalled

Grand Rapids-based Gourmet International on Thursday issued an allergy alert for Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate 3.5-ounce tablet bars.

FDA: Two snacks sold in Kentucky recalled due to listeria concerns

The FDA says FiveStar Gourmet Foods voluntarily recalled MiniMeal2Go-ProteinPack and MiniMeal2Go-AvocadoToast.

Pet Supplies Plus recalls pig ear treats over salmonella risk

Pets Supplies Plus has four store locations in Kentucky.

Medical marijuana research resolution clears first hurdle

A resolution that calls on the federal government to expedite research on the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana is on its way to full House for a vote.

FDA approves new drug in treating cancer

The FDA has approved what could be a breakthrough drug in treating some forms of cancer.

FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning on requiring strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes.

Kentuckian among those sickened by tainted eggs

Kentucky is one of seven states where tainted eggs were sold, resulting in sick cases.

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine

FDA deciding on approval of prescription drug made from marijuana plant. 

Trader Joe’s Recalls Some Hummus For Possible Listeria

Bakkavor Foods USA Inc. is recalling two hummus dips sold at Trader Joe's due to potential listeria contamination; however, only one of the two is sold in Kentucky.

Local Vape Shop Owner Urges Sen. McConnell to Support Amendment

The owner of a Lexington vape shop is calling on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support an amendment he believes will protect his business.

Kentucky Blood Center to test for Zika Virus

For many in Kentucky, Zika is not a big concern. Blood donor Brandon Warden says, "It doesn't really worry me much."

FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority

Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to seek federal permission to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes.

FDA moves to ban powdered surgical gloves

Federal health officials are moving to ban most surgical gloves made with powder, a feature designed to make them easier to wear, but which actually poses health risks to patients.

Farm recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E.coli

A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

Drugmaker submits harder-to-abuse Zohydro to FDA

The maker of the much-debated painkiller Zohydro is seeking approval of a harder-to-abuse version of its drug which, if approved, could replace the currently marketed version of the pill by next spring.

FDA To Ban Artery-Clogging Trans Fats

Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the Food and Drug Administration is finishing the job.

FDA Warning on Jerky Treats for Dogs

The FDA says jerky treats have caused illness and deaths in hundreds of dogs.

FDA: Plan B One-Step Approved For Sale To All Women

The US Food and Drug Administration approved the sale of Plan B One-Step to any woman regardless of her age. The emergency contraceptive, also known as the “Morning After Pill” will be sold over-the-counter.

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Breonna Taylor’s mother wants new prosecutor to probe cops

Tamika Palmer speaks out about the attorney general’s handling of the case.

Barrett confirmation rises as issue in Kentucky Senate race

Mitch McConnell is taking a victory lap in Kentucky for shepherding Amy Coney Barrett onto the Supreme Court. But his Democratic challenger questioned his priorities Wednesday.

Mom staying strong for family during a difficult time

One mom is going through what no mother ever wants to go through, caring for a sick child. Not only is she fighting to support her two sons during this difficult time, but she's also fighting to keep them in their home.

Kroger becomes first US retailer to offer COVID-19 rapid antibody tests

The tests will initially be available in California and Michigan with plans for all Kroger pharmacies by the end of November, according to the company.