Food & Drug

March 30, 2022
Following the Food and Drug Administration's authorization, people 50 years old and above and people 12 years old and above with moderate or severe immunosuppression are now eligible for a second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. The second booster dose should be given at least 4 months after administration of one's first booster dose.
February 17, 2022
Young children and developing fetuses are more sensitive to the toxic effects of mercury. Therefore, consumption advisories are issued at lower fish tissue concentrations for women of childbearing age and children under 7 years of age.
September 17, 2021
The Louisiana Department of Health will reopen oyster beds in areas 3, 4 and 5 beginning at sunrise on Saturday, September 18, 2021.
September 14, 2021
EPAP is designed to assist people without health insurance in a federally-identified disaster area with replacing prescription drugs, vaccinations, medical supplies and other equipment that they need, free of charge.
June 11, 2019
With the legalization of CBD, the Louisiana Department of Health will take an active role in the regulation of the product. Today, the Department has the responsibility of permitting manufacturers and registering labels for wholesale food and drug products.
August 31, 2018
Is your favorite restaurant safe?
July 27, 2018
The Louisiana Departments of Health, Environmental Quality and Wildlife and Fisheries today issued a series of fish consumption advisories for nine bodies of water. These most recent advisories include one new warning and updates to eight previously issued warnings.
August 12, 2011
This is a sample report form that may be used by process authorities reporting on the nature of food products reviewed on behalf of clients seeking to manufacture foods which may be regulated as acidified or low-acid canned foods.