The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a proposed update to the Nutrition Facts label seen on most packaged foods in the U.S. The changes would replace what the FDA called “out-of-date” serving sizes to better align with how much people really eat.
Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis. The numbers haven’t budged over a decade, despite soda use declining. Instead, energy drinks are becoming the increasingly common source of much of the caffeine intake.
The Lee family sits at home eating their chicken nuggets but does “mom” like the idea that as soon as next summer “nuggets” could be made with chicken processed in China?
Garden Fresh Foods is recalling some of their ready-to-eat chicken and ham products which may be contaminated.
The Food and Drug Administration wants South Florida veterinarians, and others around the country, to let them know if they encounter pets getting sick after eating jerky treats.
Chobani, a popular Greek yogurt, has recalled several yogurt cups, a move prompted by reports of illnesses by some costumers.
It’s all fun in the sun until the hassle of sunscreen. There’s the oiliness, the residue left behind, the stickiness and have it reapply it. So what if there was another way? A pill perhaps, derived from a fern extract. The active ingredient: polypodium leucotomos.
The Obama Administration will drop its objections to a court order and allow girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception without a prescription.
South Florida is the sunshine state and we’re used to slathering on lots of sunscreen but take a closer look at your sunscreen this summer and you might notice the bottles are presented a little differently this year.
The head of Florida’s Supermarket food safety inspections now worries about forced cut backs on the number of sanitation checks Statewide following budget cuts that have left the program with fewer inspectors.