A new US food safety regimen became law in January. It expands government regulation of growers, but it's not clear Congress will allot enough funds to implement and enforce the law.
Four Loko, a caffeinated alcoholic drink, said Tuesday it would remove the caffeine from its beverage. The FDA may announce a ban on the blend today.
A federal judge is expected to rule soon on whether the FDA has the authority to regulate electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, which contain nicotine but not tobacco.