News tagged with food package
Foods being marketed to children in UK supermarkets are less healthy than those marketed to the general population according to researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, who question whether more guidelines may be needed ...
Health May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Forget fad diets and hypnotherapy; your smartphone could be a key tool to losing those post-Easter egg pounds, according to scientists at the University of Leeds, UK.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
France said Tuesday it would call for Europe-wide controls on a paper product containing bisphenol A after a watchdog agency said the widely-used chemical may expose unborn children to breast cancer later in life.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
New research from Harvard School of Public Health (HPSH) shows that one year after the federal government passed a law banning word descriptors such as "light," "mild," and "low" on cigarette packages, smokers can still easily ...
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Green calorie labels may lead people to see nutrition-poor foods in a healthier light.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fish sold in the United States is often deliberately mislabeled, making American consumers the unwitting victims of "widespread seafood fraud," according to a report out Thursday.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Persuading moms to breastfeed: Study examines effects of government nutrition program on choice to use infant formula
One of the federal government's goals in tweaking the content of its food packages for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program was to encourage more new mothers to breastfeed. The changes, which took effect ...
Pediatrics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In what researchers are calling a first, a new analysis suggests that the greater a woman's exposure to a type of common chemical compound called PFCs, the greater her risk for developing osteoarthritis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Nearly 800 new records of "food fraud" added to the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) Food Fraud Database present new information about foods that are vulnerable to fraudulent manipulation in today's food supply. The ...
Other Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New York children participating in a federal nutrition program had healthier eating behaviors and lower rates of obesity two years after improvements to the program were undertaken, according to a study published online today ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The French parliament voted Thursday to ban the use of bisphenol A, a chemical thought to have a toxic effect on the brain and nervous system, in baby food packaging next year and all food containers in 2015.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—A federal appeals court has denied the government's request to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2