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CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 07:  Blue Bonnet and Land O Lakes stick margarine, which contain trans fat ,are shown on November 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed a rule change that would eliminate trans fat from all processed foods.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FDA Cracks Down On Use Of Artificial Trans Fats

It’s a boon to healthy oils–and a bust for the worst kinds of fats.

06/16/2015

Last year, Manny Alvarez, 23, was diagnosed with alveolar soft part sarcoma. (Source: CBS4)

Insurance Denies Claim For Patient With Rare Cancer

A college student who is fighting cancer is also fighting his insurance company.

06/08/2015

Flibanserin, the so called little pink pill,  is designed to do for women what Viagra does for men. (Source: CBS4)

FDA Taking Another Look At Sex Pill For Women

A drug to treat a lack of sexual desire in women is getting a third look by the Food and Drug Administration advisory panel.

06/03/2015

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Chipotle Removes All GMO Ingredients From Its Food

It’s a first for a major restaurant chain. Chipotle says it it now GMO-free.

CBS Miami–04/27/2015

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FDA Considers New Treatment For Double Chins

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering a new treatment meant to reduce the double chin using a drug, not surgery.

04/24/2015

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Florida Senate Votes To Ban Powdered Alcohol For 2 Years

Powdered alcohol would be banned in the Sunshine State for two years under a bill passed by the Senate.

04/23/2015

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Blue Bell Creameries Issues Recall Of All Products

Blue Bell Creameries is issuing another recall after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis – and this time the Texas-based company is taking all its products off the shelf.

04/20/2015

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Sabra Recalls 30,000 Cases Of Hummus Over Listeria Concerns

A popular hummus brand is recalling 30,000 cases of its classic hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

04/09/2015

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Blue Bell Expands Recall Of Ice Cream Made At Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Creameries is expanding its recall of products.

04/08/2015

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Blue Bell Suspends Operations At Ice Cream Plant

Blue Bell Ice Cream has suspended operations at one of its production facilities that was connected to foodborne illnesses linked to the death of three people, the company announced Friday.

04/04/2015

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