Tag Archive: FDA

Apr 11 2013

Breast care: LRMC unviels new mammogram technology

Longview Regional Medical cialis vs viagra Center (LRMC) is taking another step in its ongoing crusade versus breast cancer. A technology called digital mammography is now being provided to give patients greater accuracy, quicker results and a more comfortable procedure. The hospital’s breast health center’s staff employs digital mammography machines with MammoPad breast cushions and …

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Feb 04 2013

Don’t Put a Fork In It

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Despite consumer opposition, the FDA is one step away from approving genetically engineered salmon. While most Americans were enjoying the holiday sea-son or stressing out over the nation’s imminent leap off the so-called fiscal cliff, the Food and Drug Administration delivered some big news as quietly as possible. On December 21, the agency announced that …

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Mar 20 2012

Consumers Need to Know about Those Newfangled Ingredients

Between 70 and 80 percent of the processed foods Americans eat contain genetically modified ingredients. By Andrew Korfhage Do you care what’s in the food you eat? A quick look at the labels on the products lining your supermarket shelves suggests that most of us do. Many products already bear labels proclaiming the number of …

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Feb 21 2012

Uncover the mystery of product dating

By Mary Hunt Pop quiz: You pull a chicken from the fridge to fix for dinner and notice that yesterday was the “Sell By” date. You should: a. Throw it away. b. Cook it to an internal temperature of 195F. minimum to kill the salmonella. c. Relax. FDA regulations required this chicken be sold before …

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Aug 16 2011

Truckers play a key food safety role

By Amanda Hitt Food safety is running afoul in Springdale — in more ways than one. First, meat and grain agribusiness giant Cargill Inc. recalled 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a salmonella outbreak and temporarily shut its turkey processing plant in the Arkansas city in early August. Then, a Tyson Foods driver …

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