The U.S. Food and Drug Administration provides a wide variety of free newsletters and alerts by email. Click on the links below to find more information and sign up.
FDA Recalls -- Receive press releases about recalls of FDA-regulated products. (This list only covers Class I (life-threatening) recalls. A complete listing of recalls can be found on the FDA Enforcement Report.)
FDA Newswire -- Receive links to FDA press releases and other announcements when the agency issues them.
FDA News Digest -- A weekly listing of current FDA activities, with links to press releases, recall information, and more.
MedWatch -- Receive immediate notification by e-mail of safety alerts on medical care products [drugs, biologics, medical devices, dietary supplements] and cosmetics regulated by the FDA.
FDA Consumer -- A summary of and links to articles in the latest issue of FDA's magazine.
FDA HIV/AIDS -- FDA HIV/AIDS related information including product approvals, significant labeling changes, safety warnings, notices of upcoming public meetings and alerts to proposed regulatory guidances for comment.
Bioterrorism Act -- Updates on FDA activities related to the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002.
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research -- Daily or weekly notices of new additions to the CDER Website.
FDA Drug Information -- Sign up to receive drug information updates, including hot topics, frequently asked questions, and more.
CDER Consumer Education -- Receive notice of new consumer-oriented FDA postings related to the safe use of prescription and over-the-counter medicines.
Center for Devices and Radiological Health -- Separate lists for CDRH news, medical device alerts, mammography, single-use devices, and CDRH TV broadcasts.
Breast Implants -- Information from FDA about upcoming events, panel meetings, recalls, and safety alerts associated with breast implants; sent out monthly.
FDA Patient Safety News -- Notifies subscribers when new programs in the FDA Patient Safety News series are available for viewing. FDA Patient Safety News is a televised series for health care personnel featuring information on new drugs, biologics and medical devices, as well as safety notifications and ways to protect patients when using medical products.
Dietary Supplements/Food Labeling Electronic Newsletter -- Information and updates on dietary supplements, food labeling and nutrition issues.
Food Safety Electronic Information Networks -- Lists for food safety educators and for other professionals interested in food safety issues.
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research -- Lists for blood product recalls and other CBER information.
Center for Veterinary Medicine -- Subscribe to lists for CVM Updates and weekly updates of information posted to the CVM Website.
Regulatory Research Perspectives: Impact on Public Health -- This FDA/National Center for Toxicological Research quarterly journal provides a vehicle for FDA scientists to communicate research that impacts current or emerging regulatory issues to FDA and the global science community.
FDA Dockets -- Includes lists for advisory committee information, FDA-related Federal Register notices (pending and current), daily Federal Register table of contents, and citizen comments.
FDA Data Standards Council -- Subscribers can post messages to the council and to other subscribers to comment on data standards approved by FDA.