Science Red Cross to Meet Blood Safety Rules NPR News Only Available in Archive Formats. Real Media Windows Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email April 11, 200312:00 AM ET Jon Hamilton The American Red Cross reaches a settlement with the FDA over blood safety requirements. The consent agreement ends a 17-year dispute with the government. NPR's Jon Hamilton reports. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Friday, July 19th, 2019 Listen · 17:03 17:03 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/743341647/743360875" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Up First NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes.