Food and Drug Administration http://wfpl.org en U of L Gets $23 Million in Grants for Tobacco Research http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-gets-23-million-grants-tobacco-research <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Louisville will receive or oversee more than $23 million in grants for tobacco-related research.</span></p><p>Most of the funds will be used to establish the Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center.&nbsp; Its work on the health effects of tobacco will be used to help shape FDA regulation of tobacco products.&nbsp;&nbsp; U of L will also oversee the allocation of funds to six other universities for the same purpose.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:47:02 +0000 Rick Howlett 7036 at http://wfpl.org U of L Gets $23 Million in Grants for Tobacco Research FDA Confirms Indiana Cantaloupe Farm As Outbreak Source http://wfpl.org/post/fda-confirms-indiana-cantaloupe-farm-outbreak-source The Food and Drug Administration says salmonella found at a cantaloupe farm in southwestern Indiana matches the "DNA fingerprint" of the salmonella responsible for a deadly outbreak that sickened people in 21 states.<p> An FDA spokeswoman says testing was done on salmonella found on cantaloupes and surface areas at Chamberlain Farms in Owensville.<p> The results showed that the salmonella was of the same strain that caused the recent outbreak, which killed two Kentucky residents and sickened 178 people, including 62 who were hospitalized.<p> The FDA says the tests confirm that the far Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:01:30 +0000 Rick Howlett & The Associated Press 1495 at http://wfpl.org FDA Confirms Indiana Cantaloupe Farm As Outbreak Source