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Study: FDA policy hides some foods' trans fats

Consumers can inadvertently exceed their daily allotment of harmful fats, according to a new study, through a loophole that allows food companies to mask the nutritional value of their products.

Tags: trans fats , FDA , Case Western University , Case Western Reserve University , Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine , Eric Brandt , food , KFC , Kraft , Paul D. Shinkman , Kristi King

Monday - 01/03/2011, 12:09pm EST

Deadly weight loss product recalled

This is the time of year when many of us are promising to shake those extra pounds. But you might want to make sure you don't have one particular weight loss product in your medicine cabinet.

Tags: recall , FDA , weight loss , Fruta Planta , Reduced Weight Fruta Planta , Chinese Weight Loss Solution

Monday - 01/03/2011, 08:11am EST

New popular alcoholic treat drawing criticism

In the wake of bans on beverages with high levels of caffeine and alcohol, like Four Loko, comes another boozy product that is drawing similar criticism.

Tags: Cream , whipped cream , Four Loko , MADD , alcohol abuse , Alcohol poisoning , Veronica Robinson , Paul D. Shinkman

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 08:24am EST

Local concern brewing over alcohol-caffeine drink

The D.C. Department of Health has asked local emergency officials to report any cases involving the beverage. George Washington University has reported two, and other schools in the region have stepped up efforts to educate students about its dangers.

Tags: Four Loko , D.C. Department of Health , Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control , Jennifer Farinholt , University of Maryland Police , Capt. Marc Limansky ,

Monday - 11/08/2010, 03:23pm EST

Inspections turn up bugs, rodents at airline caterers

Inspectors found roaches, flies and mice at some of the catering facilities that provide the food the airlines serve.

Tags: airlines , airline food , Roy Costa , Evan Haning , Colleen Kelleher

Monday - 06/28/2010, 08:36am EDT

Company recalls bagged spinach sold in Md., Va.

Tests by a state agency have prompted the voluntary recall of spinach sold in North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia.

Tags: spinach , recalls , Jessup , Listeria monocytogenes , FDA ,

Wednesday - 06/23/2010, 08:53pm EDT
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