Wednesday 24 January 2018

Consumer Safety

FDA Proposes New Study on Fortified Foods; Agency Concerned Industry Misleading Consumers

August 28, 2013 | No comments

The US  Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submitted to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the required […]

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Anonymous FDA Official: “70% of supplements companies violate agency rules”; Number Likely Inflated

August 21, 2013 | No comments

A jarring headline this morning out of Long Island. Newsday (sub. required), a regional newspaper, quotes a US Food and Drug […]

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Labeling Error Results in Prison Serving Pet Food

August 21, 2012 | No comments

Several media outlets are reporting on a settlement agreement reached with the DOJ and USDA in what may be one of […]

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Food Court Exclusive: FDA Response to Arsenic Found in Organic Baby Formula, Cereal Bars

February 17, 2012 | 1 comment

Food Court reported yesterday on Consumer Report publishing a study from Dartmouth College which found arsenic levels on rice products (read more). […]

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Arsenic Found in Organic Baby Formula, Cereal Bars

February 16, 2012 | 4 comments

A new Consumer Report article is generating buzz again about the levels of arsenic in our food supply. It should be noted […]

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Tassimo Coffee Maker Recall: Four Million Machines Recalled After Reports Of Burns

February 9, 2012 | No comments

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling a popular coffee maker that uses “T-Discs” along with the plastic T-Disc cups. […]

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FTC Permanently Stops Six Operators from Using Fake News Sites that Allegedly Deceived Consumers about Acai Berry Weight-Loss Products

January 25, 2012 | No comments

When considering health claims about a product the FDA often comes to mind. That Agency, however, is not alone in […]

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Manganese, Common Substance Found In Nuts And Whole Grains, May Fight E. Coli

January 19, 2012 | No comments

The Associated Press is reporting on a new study released in the Journal Science. The study found that manganese, a […]

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Lawsuit: In-flight Meal Led to AA Flier’s Death

December 2, 2011 | No comments

Troubled American Airlines now faces a new challenge after filing for bankruptcy, one based on wrongful death by airline food. CNN reports […]

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Lombard Subway Sued over Shigella Outbreak – Likely Cause, Failure to Wash Hands

October 19, 2011 | No comments

The Daily Hearald is reporting that seventy people who say they became ill last year after eating at a Lombard […]

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