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Gluten-Free Products Could Contain Harmful Ingredient

A growing number of people are turning to gluten free food, but many are unaware that it often contains a potentially harmful ingredient.

11/12/2014

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FDA Considering New Surgically Implanted Weight-Loss Device For Patients With Severe Obesity

A new surgically implanted weight-loss deice for patients with sever obesity is one step closer to being permitted for use in the U.S.

06/17/2014

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FDA: Taking Aspirin Every Day Not Safe For Everyone

The Food and Drug Administration has a new warning about aspirin usage.

05/07/2014

German Law On Returnable Bottles Creates Uproar

Coca-Cola Says It Will Drop Controversial Ingredient From All Products

Soda giant says it will stop adding brominated vegetable oil to some flavors of Fanta, Fresca and a few other citrus-flavored drinks as well as Powerade.

05/05/2014

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Chick-fil-A To Use Chicken Without Antibiotics

Chick-fil-A said Tuesday it plans to serve only chicken raised without antibiotics within the next five years.

02/11/2014

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Caffeine Common In Kids, Young Adults; Mainly Soda

Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn’t budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common source, a government analysis finds.

02/10/2014

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Study: Memory Loss Linked To Commonly Prescribed Statin

A commonly prescribed cholesterol drug caused memory impairment in rats, according to a new study.

09/27/2013

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Coca-Cola, Pepsi Make Changes To Avoid Cancer Warning

Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. are changing the way they make the caramel coloring used in their sodas as a result of a California law that mandates drinks containing a certain level of carcinogens come with a cancer warning label.

03/08/2012

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Coca-Cola Alerts FDA About Fungicide In Orange Juice Products

Coca-Cola Co. said Thursday it alerted the Food and Drug Administration after it discovered via testing its own and competitors’ products that some Brazilian growers had sprayed their orange trees with a fungicide that is not approved for use in the U.S.

WAOK-AM–01/12/2012

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