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Hadas Kuznits
January 17, 2019 - 1:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A consumer watchdog group has put out a new report showing increasing threats to U.S. food safety. A new report from the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group, titled " How Safe is our Food? " points to widespread problems with the U.S. food safety system...
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Dreamstime
January 17, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How do you like your burger: rare, medium, or lab-created? Lab-created meat — not quite vegetarian, not hunted nor slaughtered — is a tough concept to get your definitional and legal mind around. Plant-based meat...
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Bud Light nutrition label
Bud Light via AP
January 11, 2019 - 2:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Beer drinkers can't claim blissful ignorance for much longer. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer's calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. Bud Light is likely the first of many...
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This Aug. 2, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
January 09, 2019 - 6:58 pm
By Candice Choi, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Routine food inspections aren't getting done because of the partial government shutdown, but checks of the riskiest foods are expected to resume next week, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The agency said it's working to bring back...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the first rendering from hemp plants extracted from a super critical CO2 extraction device on it's way to becoming fully refined CBD oil spurts into a large beaker at New Earth Biosciences in Salem, Ore.
AP Photo/Don Ryan, File
December 21, 2018 - 9:31 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become...
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The US Food and Drug Administration warned on Thursday that the benefits of fluoroquinolone antibiotics do not outweigh the risks -- which include aortic aneurysm -- for certain patients, according to the latest research.
FDA
December 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
By Jen Christensen (CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration warned on Thursday that the benefits of fluoroquinolone antibiotics do not outweigh the risks -- which include aortic aneurysm -- for certain patients, according to the latest research. The research is based on reports of patient...
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Dreamstime
December 12, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What do bottled water and chewing gum have in common? In 2015, the FDA told the manufacturers of Kind bars that the label, which said the bars were "healthy," was misleading, because it had a higher fat content than...
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Romaine Salad
Dreamstime
December 07, 2018 - 10:11 pm
By Jacqueline Howard and Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to...
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Dog Food
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December 01, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Theresa Waldrop (CNN) -- Sunshine Mills, the maker of several brands of pet food, is recalling three of its puppy and dog food products, citing potentially high levels of vitamin D that could lead to "serious health issues," including kidney failure. The brands affected are Evolve, Sportsman's...
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Dreamstime
November 30, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Got milk? The FDA's not so sure. Ron Swanson, the surly anti-government director of the Parks and Recreation Department on the TV show "Parks and Rec" said, "There is only one thing I hate more than lying: skim milk, which...
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