Tag: food safety

Top 4 Essential Food Safety Tips

One in six Americans are likely to get sick from food poisoning this year, according to FoodSafety.gov, the multi-agency government...

January 22, 2019

Roundup: Breast Cancer Risk and Childbirth; Needless...

Breast Cancer Risk May Increase for Some Years After Childbirth, Study Finds A new study by researchers from the University...

December 14, 2018

Roundup: Screenings for ‘Unhealthy Alcohol Use;’ Salmonella...

U.S. Panel: Adults Should be Screened for ‘Unhealthy Alcohol Use’ All adults, including pregnant women, should be screened for “unhealthy...

November 16, 2018

Roundup: Food Additives Banned, Hand Sanitizer Study,...

FDA Revokes Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Consumer Groups Sue The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

October 12, 2018

Roundup: Salmonella, Food Additives and Local Leadership...

Salmonella Tied to More Packaged Foods, While Bacteria from Backyard Chickens Sicken Young Children Bacteria that could grow into botulism...

July 27, 2018

Food Grilling Safety for 4th of July...

Over the past few months, public health officials nationwide have been busy investigating various outbreaks of Salmonella and E. coli...

July 3, 2018

Roundup: Hurricane Supply Sales Tax Holiday, SPAM...

Starting today, you can stock up on most hurricane supplies without paying a sales tax. Once again, Florida state officials...

June 1, 2018

Tips and Tools for Safe Food Preparation

Many people enjoy the longer days of summer with backyard barbecues and other outdoor activities, sometimes making food the centerpiece...

June 29, 2017

Food Allergies: Top 5 Facts You Should...

Food allergies are a rising public health concern, affecting more than 50 million Americans. This condition can greatly interfere in...

May 25, 2017

Cracking the Codes of Nutritional Buzzwords

If you find yourself looking more carefully at food labels in the grocery store, you’re not alone. More people than...

March 30, 2017

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Researchers now say drinking two or more of any type of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes,...

Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...