Send to KindleTweet Most people are probably wondering if the public needs one more sunscreen but scrutinize most labels and you’ll see the answer is most definitely yes. The family-owned business, Sun Putty, is run by a husband and wife couple, each of whom hold down full-time jobs while raising three children. After moving from [...]
Send to KindleTweet The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the vaccine Menactra in kids as young as nine months old to prevent “invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, Y and W-135,” or meningitis. The vaccine already had approval, but only for use in people ages 2 to 55. Meningococcal disease [...]
Send to KindleTweet The FDA has rolled out a redesigned website that includes better search functionality that will make it easier for consumers to find out about recalls. The move came in response to the January signing of Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The result is a table that organizes information from news releases on [...]
Send to KindleTweet Detox goals usually only last a few days. Cutting carbs, sugar, caffeine, and alcohol are often a short-lived dietary move. One that may having a more lasting impact is to lower one’s alcohol and caffeine intake and to ingest more water and soup. Two tools that might help are a low-calorie water [...]
Send to KindleTweet The debate over the presumed danger of bisphenol A (BPA) is sparking new discussions amid the European Commission‘s recent move to ban the chemical often used in clear plastics, in baby bottles, according to the BBC. While six American companies voluntarily stopped using BPA in baby bottles last year, Canada was a [...]
Send to KindleTweet Due to a possible contamination with Bacillus cereus, a micro-organism, which may cause diarrhea and possibly nausea and/or vomiting, Unilever, with the FDA, announced a nationwide recall of all Ready To Drink Slim-Fast cans. No other Slim-Fast products were include in the voluntary recall. For more information or to request a refund, call 1-800-896-9479 or visit the [...]
Melamine Take Two What:The severity of the health crisis stemming from melamine-tainted food products continues to be debated, but China is taking it seriously now.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:On January 13, 2009, an online report in RedNet said that China’s Ministry of Health had tested 22.4 million babies that were fed milk tainted with melamine, which contributed to sicknesses exhibited in 296,000 babies. Meanwhile, a U.S. website Consumer Affairs alleges that a 6-year-old Virginia girl may have melamine-tainted candy [...]
Send to KindleTweet Our news today is devoted exclusively to a major FDA approval. Calling all sugar whores-there is hope for you. On the heels of a recession in a nation stricken with obesity and debt, the FDA has shocked many by giving the food and beverage industry the OK to use a natural plant-based [...]
Send to KindleTweet The United States is on the cusp of a uranium mining boom because of its interest in nuclear power, a move that has environmentalists fuming because miners are after a number of areas that flank the Grand Canyon’s sandstone cliffs, The Los Angeles Times reports. On public lands within five miles of Grand [...]
Kid-Friendly Sanitizers A Natural Alternative To Alcohol-Based Germ GelsWhat: A Bay Area company enters the sanitation sector with an all-natural proprietary blend.
Send to KindleTweet Kid-Friendly Sanitizers A Natural Alternative To Alcohol-Based Germ Gels What: A Bay Area company enters the sanitation sector with an all-natural proprietary blend. The Dirt: CleanWell is a natural hand sanitizer and soap collection that was not tested on animals, is biodegradable, and kills about 99.99% of germs, including Staphylococcus, E. Coli [...]