» Electrolyte supplements don't prevent illness in athletes
25/02/20 22:17 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Electrolyte supplements popular with endurance runners can't be relied on to keep essential sodium levels in balance, according to researchers.
» Making Decisions for Your Health: Getting the Info You Need
25/02/20 20:26 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
The FDA is working hard to make sure you have the information you need to make informed decisions about your health.
» Know Active Ingredients in Children's Meds
25/02/20 20:18 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
If your child is taking more than one medication at the same time, there could be dangerous health consequences if those medicines have the same active ingredient. It's important to be aware of the active ingredients in each medicat...
» NIFA’s Contributions to America’s Agriculture Research and Innovation
25/02/20 18:38 from USDA - Home Page
National Innovation Day was February 16 th this year. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) directly contributes to America’s agriculture research and innovation, ultimately benefiting our farmers, ranchers, and foresters...
» USDA Invests $2.3 Million in Broadband for Rural Eastern Nevada
25/02/20 18:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
MONTELLO, Nev., Feb. 25, 2020 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Nevada State Director Philip Cowee announced USDA has invested $2.3 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create ...
» The effects of obesity mirror those of aging
25/02/20 17:29 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
R esearchers argue that obesity should be considered premature aging. They look at how obesity predisposes people to acquiring the kinds of potentially life-altering or life-threatening diseases normally seen in older individuals: compro...
» Hyland's Homeopathic Teething Tablets: Questions and Answers
25/02/20 16:11 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
The FDA continues to warn consumers that Hyland's Teething Tablets may pose a risk to children.
» Secretary Perdue Announces New FSIS Leadership
25/02/20 16:07 from USDA - Latest News Releases
(Washington, D.C, February 25, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the appointment of Paul Kiecker to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service...
» USDA Invests $9.1 Million in Broadband for Rural South Carolina Communities
25/02/20 16:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 25, 2020 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development South Carolina State Director Debbie Turbeville announced USDA has invested $9.1 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will crea...
» Got a Question About Your Pet's Health?
25/02/20 15:56 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
Got questions about the foods, drugs and other issues involving your pet? FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) may be able to answer them. Read these seven frequently asked questions, and CVM's answers.
» The FDA Warns Against Injectable Silicone for Body Contouring and Enhancement
25/02/20 15:52 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But no injectable filler is FDA-approved for large-scale body contouring or body enhancement. Learn why injectable silicone and other unapp...
» FDA Teams Up for Novel Campaign on Risks of Decorative Contact Lenses
25/02/20 15:45 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
The FDA, American Optometric Association and the Entertainment Industries Council are joining forces to launch a campaign for teens and young adults on wearing decorative contact lenses safely. Two videos take clips from American Horror ...
» The FDA Supports Research to Reduce Health Disparities
25/02/20 15:42 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
Scientific researchers now are working on how to reduce health disparities (differences in health outcomes) among racial and ethnic minorities. And they're doing it with the help of funding from--and by working with--the U.S. Food a...
» FDA Researchers Advance Science for Vaccines to Prevent Mumps and Whooping Cough
25/02/20 15:21 from Food and Drug Administration Consumer Updates
Reported cases of mumps and pertussis have risen in the US in recent years even though many people are vaccinated. As part of the FDA commitment to protect the public health, FDA scientists are working to learn why more cases are occurring.
» New study associates intake of dairy milk with greater risk of breast cancer
25/02/20 15:13 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Intake of dairy milk is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer in women -- up to 80% depending on the amount consumed -- according to a new study.
» USDA Expands Market for U.S. Wheat: Adds Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to List of States that Can Export Wheat to Kenya
25/02/20 15:00 from USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that, effective immediately, U.S. wheat may now be shipped to Kenya regardless of state of origin or port of export. This important step will allow U....
» Coronavirus: ‘Food excellence could fall into the eye of the hurricane’ Italian food body warns
25/02/20 14:38 from FoodNavigator RSS
As Italian authorities struggle to bring the coronavirus outbreak under control in the country, an Italian industry association warns of the potential impact on the food sector.
» Coronavirus: ‘Food excellence could fall into the eye of the hurricane’ Italian food sector warns
25/02/20 14:38 from FoodNavigator RSS
As Italian authorities struggle to bring the coronavirus outbreak under control and put together a support package for business, Italian industry associations and food sector representatives warn of the potential impact on the food sector.
» Dairy milk 'associated with breast cancer risk': study
25/02/20 14:37 from FoodNavigator RSS
A new study has associated consumption of dairy milk with a greater risk of breast cancer in women.
» UK government pressed to make salt reduction targets on food companies mandatory
25/02/20 14:35 from FoodNavigator RSS
The UK government must force the industry to reduce the amount of salt put on foods, say campaigners.