New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice
New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. is recalling its 16 oz (454g) packages of Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who are allergic to sulfite allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Faribault Foods, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Quantity of S & W Brand White Beans Due to the Presence of Undeclared (Sulfites)
Faribault Foods, Inc. of Faribault, MN is recalling its 15 ounce S&W White Beans because it contains undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Clackamas Bakery Recalls Fred Meyer Bakery Angel Food Cake Bar Due to Undeclared Allergens
Clackamas Bakery has recalled Fred Meyer Bakery Angel Food Cake Bar (12 oz.) sold in its retail stores because the product may contain milk and soy not listed on the label. Clackamas Bakery initiated the recall when it was discovered that the Fred Meyer Bakery Angel Food Cake Bar label had been incorrectly applied to packages of cornbread. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Police and justice delegates highlight disability issues
The importance of supporting and recruiting disabled staff, and of supporting staff with mental health problems, was debated at police and justice conference last week. Members highlighted the importance of making disabled people aware that UNISON can support them, and of representing them well once recruited. Chelsea Skervin said that “the more disabled members we have, the more pressure we can put on employers and bargain for better conditions … we want to strive for a disability officer in every branch.” Joanna Warcroft reminded delegates that conference was taking place during Mental Health Awareness...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article 2018 police and justice conference disability mental health Source Type: news

Conference highlights ‘ failure ’ of probation privatisation
Privatising the probation service in England and Wales has failed – that was the conclusion of UNISON’s police and justice conference, as delegates heard of the many problems that privatisation has already caused. Conference heard that reports from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation, the Public Accounts Committee, the National Audit Office and the Justice Select Committee show just how badly the 21 community rehabilitation companies (CRCs) and the National Probation Service (NPS) are operating. Janet Hayes, who works in the probation service, said that “the government is using tax payers money ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article 2018 police and justice conference national probation service Source Type: news

Thousands of Glasgow women set to strike for equal pay
Thousands of low-paid women in Glasgow are striking for equal pay next Tuesday and Wednesday – 23 and 24 October. In 2018. In one of the UK’s largest councils. Around 8,000 women including school administration workers, learning support workers in schools, nursery workers, home carers, cleaners, caterers and other council workers are taking action over the city council’s failure to settle a long-standing equal-pay dispute. It will be the largest industrial action of its type since the Equal Pay Act was passed in the wake of the Ford machinists’ strike, immortalised in the film and stage show Made In...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News equal pay glasgow Industrial action local government low pay Scotland scotland local government Scottish local government women women members Source Type: news

Feel Good Foods Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg Product In “Vegetable Fried Rice”
Feel Good Foods Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling six lots of “Vegetable Fried Rice” frozen meals, UPC 00899039002129 because they may contain undeclared egg. People who have allergies to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Fat Burners Zone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Zero Xtreme Due to Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine
Fat Burners Zone is voluntarily recalling 1 lot of Zero Xtreme, capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found Zero Xtreme to be tainted with sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market due to safety concerns. The presence of Sibutramine in Zero Xtreme renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy has not been established and, therefore, subject to recall. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Apollo Food International Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs In “Mini Roll”
Apollo Food International Inc. of Long Island City, NY, is recalling its 2.469 ounce packages of “Mini Roll” food treats because they may contain undeclared eggs. Consumers who are allergic to eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 15, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Eating with your eyes: Virtual reality can alter taste
(Cornell University) Humans not only relish the sweet, savory and saltiness of foods, but they are influenced by the environment in which they eat. Cornell University food scientists used virtual reality to show how people's perception of real food can be altered by their surroundings, according to research published in the Journal of Food Science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall of Limited Amounts of Nuts & Vanilla Protein Plant Shake
Forager Project is recalling three dates of Nuts and Vanilla – Organic Plant Protein Shake because the product contains almond flour which is not declared on the label. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nordic Food Lab to become part of the Future Consumer Lab at the University of Copenhagen
(Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen) After four years of joint operation of the Nordic Food Lab (NFL), the NFL's Board of Directors will transfer the entire NFL to the Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH FOOD). The self-governing NFL will close down, while its activities will continue as part of the Future Consumer Lab. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

“Sexual harassment isn’t just about celebrities”
Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea used her speech to UNISON’s police and justice conference in Bournemouth today (Thursday) to address sexual harassment in the police sector, and more widely in public services. She praised the excellent work done by UNISON members on highlighting the issue of sexual harassment in the police service: “Sexual harassment is still alive and well in our public services, we know the reality is the sexual harassment is an abuse of power, it affects men and women, and it isn’t just about celebrities.” “We know that if you’re a cleaner, working la...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article 2018 police and justice conference Source Type: news

How we can be stronger, together
UNISON is running a major recruitment campaign and going for growth. After years of austerity and job losses, now is the time to grow together. We are keen for the union to represent the tens of thousands of workers who are not yet members and have no defence against the attacks on their jobs, wages and conditions. In many workplaces, 50% or less of the people working there are members of UNISON. In an ideal world, we should be 100% unionised. And we will do everything in our power to help our activists achieve that. “We need to strengthen the union,” says general secretary Dave Prentis. “We need to ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article grovember recruiting recruiting and organising Source Type: news

Cuts to police and justice sector put communities at risk, says UNISON
Rising crime rates can no longer be ignored by the government, warns UNISON today (Thursday). Speaking at UNISON’s annual police and justice conference in Bournemouth, assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “The police and justice sector has been affected in the last eight years by unprecedented cuts and a massive reorganisation. “Since 2010, police community support officer numbers across the country have been slashed by 40% and in Norfolk the provision has been cut completely. “Overall, one in five police staff jobs have been lost, and there has been a 14% reduction in police officer j...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Article 2018 police and justice conference Christina McAnea police staff prob Source Type: news

Coconut oil is a versatile and natural antioxidant that can be used in food preservation
(Natural News) Another study has proven that coconut oil is indeed healthy. In a study published in the journal Food Science and Technology, coconut oil cake was found to be a versatile and natural antioxidant that can be used in preserving food. There have been no studies as of yet that looked into the utilization... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liveyon, LLC Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of the Regen Series ® Product, Manufactured by Genetech, Inc.
Liveyon, LLC ( “Liveyon”) is a distributor of stem cell products manufactured by Genetech, Inc. (“Genetech”), a laboratory located in San Diego, CA. Liveyon marketed and distributed these products under the trade name ReGen Series®. Liveyon has voluntarily recalled all ReGen Series® products due to repor ted possible adverse reactions. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Liveyon, LLC Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of the Regen Series ® Product, Manufactured by Genetech, Inc.
Liveyon, LLC ( “ Liveyon ” ) is a distributor of stem cell products manufactured by Genetech, Inc. ( “ Genetech ” ), a laboratory located in San Diego, CA. Liveyon marketed and distributed these products under the trade name ReGen Series ® . Liveyon has voluntarily recalled all ReGen Series ® products due to reported possible adverse reactions. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall Issued for Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough Ice Cream that may Contain an Undeclared Peanut Allergen
Kemps of St. Paul, Minn., is voluntarily recalling Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough ice cream, individual pints and pint four-packs, because it may contain an undeclared peanut allergen. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Sprayology Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Homeopathic Aqueous-Based Medicines Due to Microbial Contamination
Eight and Company LLC, d/b/a Sprayology is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry from 10/18-7/22 of its aqueous-based homeopathic product line for human use. All products manufactured by the contract manufacturer, King Bio, have been recalled due to possible microbial contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Bazzini LLC Recalls Certain Pistachio Products Because of Possible Health Risk
BazziniI LLC of Allentown, PA out of an abundance of caution, is recalling 4,000 pounds of Roasted and Salted Colossal Natural, Super Colossal Natural and Rams Head Natural in Shell Pistachios received from one of its suppliers because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. NO OTHER BAZZINI PISTACHIOS OR BAZZINI PRODUCTS ARE IMPACTED OR PART OF THIS RECALL. The recall is being initiated voluntarily and no illnesses have been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Ukrop ’s Homestyle Foods, LLC Announces Recalls Because of Possible Health Risk
Johnston County Hams ’ country ham was recalled due to its potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes; therefore, Ukrop’s made the decision that any products that contained country ham or came into contact with equipment used to process the country ham are being recalled due to the potential to be conta minated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Higher education members urged make voices heard in strike ballot
UNISON is urging on members at universities across the UK to vote Yes for strike action in a ballot which closes in just over a fortnight. The employers’ pay offer of 2% for most staff – up to 2.7% for others – is below inflation and doesn’t meet the needs of  members, who have suffered years of below-inflation pay increases. The union’s higher education service group executive has described the move by some employers to ‘impose’ the offer by putting it into staff pay packets before any agreement with the unions has been reached as a provocative action meant to under...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article education services higher ed higher education higher education pay universities Source Type: news

Researchers create a gluten-free sweet biscuit recipe
(Natural News) One of the challenges of developing food products using alternative ingredients is adding nutritional value without completely changing the product’s original structure. In a study published in the journal Food Science and Technology, researchers from Brazil detailed how they successfully created gluten-free sweet biscuits using soybean okara, rice bran, and broken rice. Commercial... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ladyfingers Gourmet to Go Voluntarily Recalls Signature Shaved Country Ham Rolls Due to Possible Health Risk
Ladyfingers Caterers is voluntarily recalling its Signature Shaved Country Ham Rolls as a result of the Johnston County Hams recall. The rolls were made with ham produced by Johnston County Hams, which recently initiated a recall of its ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infec...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Consumer Alert: Sprout Creek Farm “Margie” Cheese Batch Recalled
Today the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets alerted consumers to a pasteurization problem with one of Sprout Creek Farm's pasteurized cow's milk cheeses, " Margie, " made on 8/28/2018. Sprout Creek Farm is located in Poughkeepsie, NY. The reason for the recall is the air temperature at the start and end of the pasteurization process is required to be above 150deg F per the Grade " A " Pasteurized Milk Ordinance; the batch in question did not meet that standard. The recall pertains only to " Margie " cheese with a Made Date of 8/28/2018 and Best By date of 11/12/2018. To da...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 5, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Callie's Charleston Biscuits Issues Voluntary Product Recall for Country Ham Biscuits and Cocktail Ham Biscuits Produced Using Johnston County Hams
Johnston County Hams, Inc. issued a voluntary recall on October 3, 2018 for approximately 89,096 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. In response, Callie's Charleston Biscuits, LLC is issuing a voluntary product recall for two products that may contain the potentially affected Johnston County Hams. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 5, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Working Cow Homemade, Inc. Recalls Product Because of Possible Health Risk
Working Cow Homemade Ice Cream, Inc. of St. Petersburg, FL is conducting a voluntary recall of No Sugar Added Vanilla and No Sugar Added Chocolate ice cream manufactured in three-gallon tubs during the month of May 2018. The recall is being conducted due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria monocy...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 5, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Silver Star Brands, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Human and Animal Drug Products Due to Microbial Contamination
Silver Star Brands, Inc., is initiating a voluntary recall of six products for humans (including four Native Remedies ® and two Healthful Naturals™) and two PetAlive® products for pets for a total of eight products with lot numbers, see table below, to the consumer level. The products have been tested and found to contain microbial contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 4, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

16 reasons …
The best people to recruit new members are the UNISON members working alongside them. Successful recruiters can influence non-members to join when the union is seen to be active, has credibility, organises in a workplace and actively contacts potential members on a regular basis. UNISON runs high profile advertising campaigns to support activists, branch members and the union’s organising staff, letting potential members know the essential cover that UNISON provides. But whatever the resources UNISON invests in recruiting – money, materials, people and time – there are always occasions when you come ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 4, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: recruit activists grovember recruiting recruiting and organising Source Type: news

Come clean on charges and watch pension investments rise, says new union report
Unions from around the globe are joining forces with their pension trustees to put pressure on asset managers and regulators to come clean over the hidden costs of charges to pensions schemes, says UNISON today (Thursday). Employees around the world are being left in the dark over the cost of their pensions, according to a new report from the Global Unions Committee on Workers’ Capital, part of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). The report says because so few schemes clearly set out their charges, it’s hard for employees to find out how much of their retirement savings are being paid out to ass...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 4, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release colin meech pensions Source Type: news

Living wage week – a recruitment opportunity
The new living wage pay rates for the UK, and for London, will be announced on 5 November to kick off Living Wage Week. The Living Wage Foundation will be raise the profile of the rates across the UK during the week, between 5 and 10 November. UNISON has a proud history of campaigning on the issue. As James Anthony, a nurse from Birmingham and chair of the NEC policy committee. notes: “UNISON was the first union to campaign for a living wage and we have a history to be proud of. “But poverty pay still remains and every year we should commit to do more through campaigning and bargaining for pay rates that start ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 4, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: recruit grovember living wage living wage week recruiting recruiting and organising Source Type: news

Bolton hospital workers vow to go ahead with strike next week
Bolton hospital cleaners, catering staff and porters will go ahead with a 48-hour strike next week after a packed meeting of UNISN members unanimously voted to reject a new offer from their employer and  continue with the campaign for fair pay. The union members said ‘No’ to a new pay offer from a wholly-owned subsidiary of their NHS trust called Bolton iFM and go ahead with the strike, starting at 7am on Thursday 11 October. Because they are not directly employed by Bolton NHS foundation trust, the 600 staff are not automatically covered by the nationally-agreed three-year pay deal for NHS staff. That dea...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 3, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News health care Industrial action NHS nhs pay NHS subcos one team for patient care pay up now private contractors wholly owned Source Type: news

PM ’s end of austerity claim shows she’s out of step with the country, says UNISON
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech to the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham today (Wednesday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Theresa May says she’s ending austerity, but that rings as hollow as her claim to be properly funding the NHS. “Anyone working in a hospital, school, college or care home knows how stretched public services are and will continue to be. “After last week’s messages of hope from Labour, the government is out of ideas, out of energy and most importantly out of step with the country. “It’s time for her to call an election and ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 3, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: News Press release conservative party dave prentis theresa may Source Type: news

Kick it out
Goodison Park, 21 February 1988. Everton were playing host to local rivals Liverpool in the fifth round of the FA Cup, when England striker John Barnes – who’d joined the club from Watford the previous summer – back-heeled a banana off the pitch. Accompanied by chants of “Everton are white”, it wasn’t the first banana to be thrown at the only Black player gracing that game. Everton chairman Philip Carter disowned the offending supporters, branding them “scum”. Arguably Barnes had the last laugh, finishing his first season at Anfield with a champion’s medal and the ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 3, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article Magazine anti-racism Black history month black members challenging racism Source Type: news

Higher eduction service group executive by-election
A by-election will be held for the vacant south west female seat seat on the higher education service group executive. The nomination period opens on 8 October 2018 and closes at 5pm on 2 November 2018. The by-election procedures and forms can be downloaded from the dedicated webpage. For any other election enquiries, contact the member liaison unit at the UNISON Centre.  Telephone 020 7121 5399, email elections@unison.co.uk. The article Higher eduction service group executive by-election first appeared on the UNISON National site. (Source: UNISON meat hygiene)
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article 2018 SGE by-elections education services HESGE higher education Source Type: news

Blog: Get ready for Grovember
Our union is the biggest in the UK, and thanks to our members, it’s also the best. Ours is the union that defeated Employment Tribunal Fees, led the campaign for the minimum wage and fights each day to ensure public services get the support our communities need. Our union’s size is one of our great strengths. Bringing our voices together to call out for change with one voice is so powerful. Whether you’re working in a town hall or a private care home, you are a public service worker and you need the strength of UNISON around you – and every voice we add to the chorus makes us all stronger, able to d...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

Blog: Low pay? No way
This morning, I joined UNISON members on the picket line in Camden. They’re on strike because their employer – NSL, an outsourced parking firm – won’t pay them the salary they deserve. Their call is a simple one – low pay, no way – and it’s one that resonates across our union. Wherever you work, whatever you do and whoever your employer is, UNISON members deserve dignity, respect and a fair wage. Considering the vast sums that NSL takes in from parking in Camden – and the bumper salaries earned by their top executives – we know they can afford to meet UNISON’s rea...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 1, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

Meet the Birmingham homecare workers fighting for their jobs
“We’re not standing for it because we’ve got children.” Birmingham council’s homecare workers are not taking proposed changes to their contracts lying down, but who are they and why exactly are they fighting so hard? Earlier this year, Birmingham council announced plans to slash the hours of homecare staff working for its enablement service. The changes would mean some staff have their working hours cut from 37 hours to just 14 – so a worker who currently earns around £18,000 a year could lose up to £11,000. The council also want to enforce a new shift pattern which the staff...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 1, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article Magazine Birmingham care workers homecare Source Type: news

Endo Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall for Two Lots of Robaxin ® 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle Packs Due to Incorrect Daily Dosing Information on Label
Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that one of its operating companies, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., is voluntarily recalling two lots of Robaxin ® (methocarbamol tablets, USP) 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle pack to the consumer level. The products have been found to have incorrect daily dosing information on the label due to a labeling error which misstates the daily dose as " two to four tablets four times daily " rather than the correct dosage of " two tablets three times daily. " (see picture below for location of incorrect text). (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 28, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Endo Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall for Two Lots of Robaxin ® 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle Packs Due to Incorrect Daily Dosing Information on Label
Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that one of its operating companies, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., is voluntarily recalling two lots of Robaxin ® (methocarbamol tablets, USP) 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle pack to the consumer level. The products have been found to have incorrect daily dosing information on the label due to a labeling error which misstates the daily dose as " two to four tablets four times daily " rather than the correct dosage of " two tablets three times daily. " (see picture below for location of incorrect text). (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 28, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Food science: Green tea is a safe natural remedy for brain hemorrhage
(Natural News) Here’s one more reason to have a cuppa: Researchers from Brazil have found that green tea (Camellia sinensis) can be used to prevent further brain damage after profuse bleeding. In their study, which appeared in the journal Neuroscience International, researchers looked at the ability of green tea to protect against neuromotor impairment and free radical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you eat can prevent, manage, or treat cancer and diabetes
(Natural News) Researchers from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad in Pakistan discovered that a diet’s composition affects the gut microbiota. In particular, certain diets can modulate it, which, in turn, can lead to either beneficial or adverse outcomes in a person’s health. The findings of the study, which was published in Food Science and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oscor Inc. Issues Recall of TB – Temporary Bipolar Pacing Lead (Unshrouded 2 mm Pins Models)
During the use of some TB - Temporary Bipolar Pacing Leads, featuring the 2mm unshrouded connectors, the connector cap housing (see Picture 1, No. 2 Pin Cap and Cover) may slide and potentially expose the connection wire. In some instances, this may cause the wire to be more susceptible to loss of connectivity or breakage during movement of the cables causing interruption of the pacing system. The analysis of the returned devices attributed the failure to a design change of the cap housing of the pins. In the last six years, a total of four serious injuries were reported to Oscor which were attributed to a connector cap ma...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 27, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Oscor Inc. Issues Recall of TB – Temporary Bipolar Pacing Lead (Unshrouded 2 mm Pins Models)
During the use of some TB - Temporary Bipolar Pacing Leads, featuring the 2mm unshrouded connectors, the connector cap housing (see Picture 1, No. 2 Pin Cap and Cover) may slide and potentially expose the connection wire. In some instances, this may cause the wire to be more susceptible to loss of connectivity or breakage during movement of the cables causing interruption of the pacing system. The analysis of the returned devices attributed the failure to a design change of the cap housing of the pins. In the last six years, a total of four serious injuries were reported to Oscor which were attributed to a connector cap ma...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 27, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation Voluntarily Recalls
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation is voluntarily recalling all of its products produced at the Keaau facility between Sept. 6 - 21, 2018 due to a potential contamination of Escherichia coli (E. coli). The recall was initiated due to E. coli being detected in the well water and distribution system that supplies the firm's operations. No illnesses related to the water have been reported to the state. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 27, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Food science: Cinnamon can be used to treat various illnesses
(Natural News) Researchers at the University of Colombo and the Industrial Technology Institute in Sri Lanka confirmed that Cinnamomum zeylanicum (commonly referred to as Ceylon cinnamon) can be used to treat various diseases. The study, published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, provides scientific support for its use a treatment for many ailments.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued in Whole Foods Market Stores Nationwide for Undeclared Milk in 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips
Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips because the product may contain undeclared milk that was not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall on Harris Teeter Low Fat Cookies & Cream Frozen Yogurt Due to Undeclared Peanut Product
Harris Teeter is notifying shoppers of a voluntarily recall of Harris Teeter Low Fat Frozen Yogurt Cookies& Cream 1.5 qt laminated cartons, UPC 0 72036 98182 0, with all SELL BY DATES up to 07/30/19 due to undeclared peanut product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Probation rescue plans will be disastrous
Responding to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) consultation on the structure and services provided by the probation system, UNISON national officer for probation Ben Priestley said: “This is the last chance saloon for the probation service and rescue plans proposed by the MoJ just don’t cut the mustard. “Earlier this year, the Justice Select Committee laid bare the failings of the government’s probation reforms, yet astonishingly ministers want to continue with the disastrous split between public and private provisions. “Before these counterproductive reforms, probation was a succe...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News ben priestley police police and justice probation public services Source Type: news