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Letter from Senator Dean Heller Regarding Sesame Labeling

I know, another post about sesame!  I have some research still pending about the epinephrine expense issues I’ve written about here previously but with an influx of new cases and adding a partner at the firm (to find out more about them, check out  589 more words

Food Allergy

Sesame Labeling Update - Senators Support CSPI's Labeling Efforts

I just received the following via CSPI – we met with Senator Murphy and staff from Senator Blumenthal’s office and Senator Markey’s office in May when I was in Washington, D.C. 1,091 more words

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Health Advocates Remake Famous Coke Ad - CSPI

It’s time to change the tune on Soda, says the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)

Real people suffering from diabetes, tooth decay, weight gain, and other diseases related to soda consumption are starring in a remake of Coca-Cola’s iconic “Hilltop” ad. 384 more words

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Could the U.S. trans fat ban affect Canadian consumers?

The FDA is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health.

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it will require food companies to phase out the use artificial trans fats almost entirely. 533 more words

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FDA Says Artificial Trans-Fat No Longer Approved For Use In Food

Artificial trans fats are believed to promote coronary disease by increasing the amount of bad cholesterol in the blood while decreasing the levels of good cholesterol. 490 more words

The Don Drapers of Big Macs and Coke

  In what has been dubbed the “Monthly McDonald’s Misery Watch,” the fast food giant reported that May brought in yet another round of slipping sales. The next day, McDonald’s tried to steer the conversation away from its dismal results by announcing two new PR hires.   636 more words

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