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Black and Hispanic youth are targeted with junk food ads, research shows

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Click over to TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth and the commercials almost exclusively push fast food, sugary drinks, bad-for-you snacks and candy, a new report shows....
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Dog Food Recalled Due to Salmonella

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
One lot of A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula for Dogs has been recalled in Nebraska due to possible salmonella contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
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Study: Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
Fast food, candy, sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks accounted for 86 percent of food ad spending on black-targeted TV programming, and 82 percent of ad spending on Spanish-language TV, according to a new...
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The Rising Intolerance: Why Allergies Are Being Trivialized and Intolerances Glamorized

Jan 16, 2019 , Forbes
Our tolerance of food intolerance is falling and retailers and restaurants are taking more...
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Are there foods you should avoid during the government shutdown? It depends who you ask

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Should you be worried about the safety of your food during the government shutdown?...
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New Look For Americans: Bodies Aren’t Getting Much Taller, But They Are Much Heavier

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
New government statistics show both men and women have gained at least 30 pounds since 1960 while their height has remained about the same. Other nutrition news looks at how junk food is targeted to minorities and tips on how not to...
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Hundreds of FDA staff return to work amid shutdown: Commissioner

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
About 400 U.S. Food and Drug Administration staffers have returned to their posts from furlough, including some food inspectors and support professionals, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a tweet on Tuesday....
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Giant Food Stores deploys robotic assistant

Jan 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Giant Food Stores' new robotic assistant is being used to identify such hazards as liquid, powder and bulk food-item spills, and for its reporting that enables quick action, the company said. Read More...
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Intestinal Bacteria From Healthy Infants Prevent Food Allergy

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research shows that healthy infants have intestinal bacteria that prevent the development of food allergies. Researchers from the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Naples Federico II in Italy found that when gut microbes from healthy human infants were tra......
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Hidden in Plain Sight: What Nurses Need to Know About Food Insecurity

Jan 15, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Are any of the people you see in your office or clinic “food insecure?” How about the college friends of your children? Or perhaps your own coworker? Food insecurity is all around us. The United States Department of Agriculture describes food insecurity as the lack of “consistent, dependable access to adequate food for active, healthy [...] The post Hidden in Plain Sight: What Nurses Need to Know About Food Insecurity appeared first on Off the...
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Adult-Onset Food Allergies Increasing, Confusing

Jan 15, 2019 , WebMD
Forty-eight percent of the adult population with a convincing food allergy reported developing at least one as an adult (they may have had others as a...
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A new guide could help halt overeating

Jan 15, 2019 , CNN Health
The British Nutrition Foundation released this month new portion-size guidelines designed to help people eat the right amounts of each food group -- and possibly help them avoid overeating....
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USFDA grants breakthrough designation for AWAK’s Peritoneal Dialysis device

Jan 12, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Earlier this week, AWAK Technologies (AWAK), a Singapore-headquartered medical technology company focused on dialysis using regeneration technology for end-stage renal disease, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device designation to its AWAK Peritoneal Dialysis (AWAK PD) device, a wearable and ultra-portable PD system that incorporates AWAK’s patented sorbent...
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Target announces CFO’s departure, executive changes

Jan 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Target announced several changes within its leadership division, including CFO Cathy Smith's retirement, Katie Boylan being named chief communications officer and Stephanie Lundquist as president of food and beverage. Read More...
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Opportunities in precision oncology and genomic profiling services in Asia Pacific

Jan 11, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Launched in 2010 with a $25 million Series A financing led by Third Rock Ventures, Foundation Medicine released its first commercial assay called FoundationOne in 2012. The company develops, manufactures, and sells genomic profiling assays based on next-generation sequencing technology for solid tumours, hematologic malignancies, and sarcomas. In December 2017, the company’s assay FoundationOne CDx received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration...
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Giant Food Stores to open new grocery store format

Jan 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Giant Food Stores will debut its new grocery store format, which is to combine modern innovations with a community focus, Giant Heirloom Market on Jan. 27. Read More...
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Study details how high fiber diets make for healthier lives

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says....
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Partial Government Shutdown's Impact On FDA Drug Approvals

Jan 11, 2019 , Forbes
Besides the government shutdown's impact on food inspection, there are also short-term and possibly longer-term implications for drug development. The FDA has suspended reviews of existing Investigational New Drug (IND) and Biologics License Application (BLA) applications not covered by user...
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New research shows Coke has led efforts by US junk food companies to shape China's obesity policy

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Coca-Cola has led efforts by American junk food companies, including PepsiCo, Nestle and McDonald's, to quietly shape China's nutrition policy to favor exercise over healthier eating in curbing the nation's obesity problem, new research...
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Shutdown Limits FDA Efforts to Protect Food Safety

Jan 11, 2019 , WebMD
The partial government shutdown has the FDA focused only on "high risk" facilities, leaving many food manufacturing without...
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