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Food Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergen (E.G. Milk) in Product
Colorado Nut Company of Denver, CO is recalling Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix, because they may contain undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk 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 - November 22, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

CDC: Everyone Who Drank Udder Milk's Raw Milk Products Should Receive Antibiotics
Everyone who may have consumed raw milk or milk products from the company Udder Milk in the past 6 months should receive postexposure prophylactic antibiotics... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Contaminated raw milk warning in 4 states
CDC is warning people who drank raw milk from the company Udder Milk in the past six months to seek medical care (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast Milk May Help Prevent Food Allergies Breast Milk May Help Prevent Food Allergies
Could increasing rates of food allergy have been sparked by advice for mums-to-be to avoid certain foods known to be allergenic?WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

Breastmilk protects babies from food allergies
While many studies have suggested this could be the case, this research by Boston Children's Hospital offers the clearest evidence that breast milk can prevent allergies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Fish Oil Help Reading?
Discussion Fats and fatty acids are essential for good human health. Saturated fats have hydrogen pairs linked to each carbon on the carbon backbone. They are solid or semi-solid at room temperature. Common examples are butter, lard, or hardened vegetable shortening. They are linked to higher cholesterol and triglycerides and only a small amount of them are recommended to be consumed in the diet. Unsaturated fats have one or more hydrogen atoms missing from the carbon backbone. They are liquid at room temperature. Monounsaturated fatty acids have one hydrogen pair that is missing from the carbon backbone. They are liq...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Breastmilk: The gift that keeps on giving... Babies who were exclusively breastfed have less than half the risk of eczema as teenagers than those that were not
(Natural News) Adding to the wealth of evidence that prove the benefits of beast milk, a new study finds that breastfeeding could lower the risk of eczema in children by half, as reported by the Science Daily. A team of researchers from King’s College London, Harvard University, University of Bristol, and McGill University assessed whether prolonged... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lipari Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Product Recall of Specific Dark Chocolate Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe for consumption by those who do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Good to Know (Perhaps) That Food Is Being ‘Nuclearised’
Using nuclear sciences to feed the world. Credit: FAOBy Baher KamalROME, Nov 16 2017 (IPS)It might sound strange, very strange, but the news is that scientists and experts have been assuring, over and again, that using nuclear applications in agriculture –and thus in food production—are giving a major boost to food security. So how does this work? To start with, nuclear applications in agriculture rely on the use of isotopes and radiation techniques to combat pests and diseases, increase crop production, protect land and water resources, and ensure food safety and authenticity, as well as increase livestock pro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Editors' Choice Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Researchers to Men With Prostate Cancer: Avoid Whole Milk Researchers to Men With Prostate Cancer: Avoid Whole Milk
The unequivocal advice was offered in the conclusion of a new study of food and prostate cancer recurrence. Another expert disagreed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

The pinta you can drink with a milk intolerance
A new study supported by British experts found the intolerance to cow ’s milk may actually be triggered by a protein, rather than lactose. A Shropshire herd is producing milk without the suspect protein. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dairy free diet: Milk intolerance sufferers could drink THIS type of cow’s MILK
DAIRY free diets are followed by a fifth of Britons who believe they have an intolerance to dairy. However scientists have discovered why sufferers may struggle with cow ’s milk - and it’s not due to lactose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother reveals her shocking pancreatic cancer diagnosis
It was in January 2015 that mother and school teacher Natalie Dunne began having back pain after eating or drinking milk products. Little did she know that the cause was pancreatic cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The pinta you can drink with a milk allergy
A new study supported by British experts found the allergy to cow ’s milk may actually be triggered by a protein, rather than lactose. A Shropshire herd is producing milk without the suspect protein. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dairy free diet: Milk intolerance sufferers could drink THIS type of cow’s MILK
DAIRY free diets are followed by a fifth of Britons who believe they have an intolerance to dairy. However scientists have discovered why sufferers may struggle with cow ’s milk - and it’s not due to lactose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritionists slam Katie Price ’s meal replacement range 
Katie Price, 39, has launched her Katie Price Nutrition range of £20 powders, which are designed to replace meals with shake powders that can be whipped up using milk or water. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seattle Gourmet Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds In 5 Pound Bags of Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend
Seattle Gourmet Foods of Kent, Washington is recalling 127 cases of Costco item # 2335, Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend, Espresso Beans in Semisweet, Milk and White Chocolate, because it may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds 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 - November 13, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nestle USA Initiates Voluntary Recall of Hot Pockets ® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites Due to Undeclared Allergens
Nestl é USA has initiated a recall of Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product was donated to a charitable organization in Missouri and was not sold in retail. The product contain the known allergens egg, milk, soy, and wheat, which are not decl ared. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, milk, soy or wheat 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 - November 13, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nestle USA Initiates Voluntary Recall of Hot Pockets ® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites Due to Undeclared Allergens
Nestl é USA has initiated a recall of Hot Pockets ® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product was donated to a charitable organization in Missouri and was not sold in retail. The product contain the known allergens egg, milk, soy, and wheat, which are not declared. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, milk, soy or wheat 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 - November 13, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Breastfeeding could reduce eczema risk in children, new research suggests
Study examining the impact of breastfeeding support programmes shows 54% reduction in eczema for children involvedBreastfeeding could reduce the risk of eczema in children, according to new research into the impact of programmes designed to support new mothers in feeding their babies.The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that babies should be fed just breast milk for six months to help protect them from infection, prevent allergies and provide nutrients and energy.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 13, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Breastfeeding Eczema Science Health & wellbeing Life and style Parents and parenting Society Source Type: news

How Long Do Late Preterm Infants Need Supplemental Feedings?
Discussion Premature infants have many problems to overcome because they just aren’t ready to live outside the uterine environment. Late premature infants are defined as birth between 34 0/7 weeks and 36 6/7 weeks gestation. In the U.S. this gestational age accounts for ~70% of all preterm births or ~300,000 births/year. Late preterm infants can have delayed oral feeding skills and failure to thrive along with increased hospital readmissions. Breastfeeding can be difficult as infants can have poor coordination and poor tone, along with decreased lactation in the mother. Learning Point Weight gain lags behind intraut...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 13, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

High blood pressure diet: Adding THIS trendy ingredient to coffee could help REDUCE it
HIGH blood pressure could be caused by high cholesterol levels. However, swapping cow ’s milk for oat milk may reduce both your readings. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dairy products - without the waste
Dairy foods are a healthy part of many people's diets. Now milk powder and mozzarella-type cheese could become healthier for the environment as well. EU-funded researchers are applying new techniques to production lines to save energy and water, while finding uses for processing waste. Results to date include a new pasteurisation technique and microwave heating process. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 10, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Figi ’s Issues Recall Alert Due to Undeclared Allergen (Milk) in Dark Chocolate Gingersnaps
Figi ’s Companies, Inc of Marshfield, WI is recalling the following 2 products that are related to the GKI FOODS LLC Dark Chocolate Products recall because it may contain undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life- threatening all ergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 9, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

GKI Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Dark Chocolate Almond Bark
Germack Roasting Co, is recalling its 5 ounce and 1lb packages of Germack Dark Chocolate Almond Bark because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk 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 - November 9, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Begins Offering Donor Breast Milk to Premature Infants
Babies with very low birthweights — those weighing less than 3.3 pounds — now have access to donor breastmilk and donor milk products when a mother’s own milk is not available. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - November 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Kroger Stores Issue Allergy Alert on Dark Chocolate Products due to Undeclared Milk
Kroger stores in Michigan are recalling select bulk dark chocolate products following the GKI Foods LLC recall of dark chocolate products due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 8, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

World Health Organization uses Cochrane evidence in breastfeeding guideline
The World Health Organization's latest breastfeeding guideline,  Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services, has been published.This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on protection, promotion, and support of optimal breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services, as a public health intervention.  It features evidence from 16 Cochrane Reviews; 7 Reviews fromCochrane Neonatal and 9 fromCochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth.  View the WHO guideline and view the evidence included.Related resources:  E...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 7, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Conservation Agriculture: Zambia ’s Double-edged Sword against Climate Change and Hunger
Minimum tillage (ripping) in Kasiya Camp, Zambia. Credit: Crissy Mupuchi/DAPPBy Friday PhiriPEMBA, Zambia, Nov 7 2017 (IPS)As governments gather in Bonn, Germany for the next two weeks to hammer out a blueprint for implementation of the global climate change treaty signed in Paris in 2015, a major focus will be on emissions reductions to keep the global average temperature increase to well below 2°C by 2020.While achieving this goal requires serious mitigation ambitions, developing country parties such as Zambia have also been emphasising adaptation as enshrined in Article 2 (b) of the Paris Agreement: Increasing the a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Friday Phiri Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs Projects TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation conservatio Source Type: news

Breast milk the new CANCER cure? Scientists discover tumor-destroying molecules with astonishing properties
(Natural News) The cure for cancer can come from the very substance that sustained us during the earliest stage of our lives. Scientists accidentally discovered that a substance in breast milk could be the answer to killing tumor cells. Nicknamed Hamlet (Human alpha-lactalbumin made lethal to tumor cells), the possible cancer cure reportedly attacked cancer cells... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

United Natural Trading LLC Announces Voluntary Recall of Dark Chocolate Almonds and Dark Chocolate Cashew Due to Possible Health Risk From an Undeclared Milk Allergen
United Natural Trading LLC, Edison, NJ, is voluntarily recalling Dark Chocolate Cashews and Dark Chocolate Almonds (see below) sold under the Woodstock, Market Basket, Lunds and Byerlys brands due to a possible health risk from an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk 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 - November 6, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Dutch Valley Food Distributors Inc. ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED MILK IN Item # 050605 12/11oz Dark Chocolate Almonds and Item # 050601 12/11oz Dark Chocolate Cashews.
Dutch Valley Food Distributors Inc. of Myerstown, PA is recalling 11oz Dark Chocolate Almonds and 11oz Dark Chocolate Cashews, because it contains undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk 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 - November 6, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

DSD Merchandisers, Inc. Voluntary Recalls Dark Chocolate Almond Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
In cooperation with the GKI Foods LLC recall of Dark Chocolate Almonds due to an undeclared milk allergen, DSD Merchandisers, Inc., Livermore, CA, is voluntarily recalling bulk Dark Chocolate Almonds and pre-packaged Dark Chocolate Almonds. All lot numbers are affected. This recall is an extension of the GKI Foods LLC recall announced on October 27, 2017. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 3, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Setton International Foods Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk in Select Dark Chocolate Almonds and Dark Chocolate Raisins Products Received from our Supplier GKI Foods LLC
Setton International Foods, Inc. of Commack, NY, is voluntarily recalling select dark chocolate almonds and dark chocolate raisins products. All these products contain undeclared Milk. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk 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 - November 3, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Health Tip: Supporting Breast-feeding Moms on the Job
-- There are a number of options available if businesses want to make it more convenient for mothers to express breast milk at work. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggests: Find a devoted space for nursing mothers. If a mother... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 3, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New American Food Products LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Packaged Goods Received From Our Supplier GKI Foods.
New American Food Products, LLC of Methuen, MA is voluntarily recalling various packaged goods because they contain undeclared milk. 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 - November 2, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nigeria:Milk Makers Putting Profit Over Science, and Conning Parents
[Daily Trust] You have a baby, and there comes a time when-by choice or necessity-you might need to introduce infant formula. You go for the choicest brand on the market. After all, who wants their precious little one not to get the best? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Aurora Products, Inc. Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall Due to Undeclared Allergens in Certain Dark Chocolate Covered products. This Includes Products Produced Under Aurora Natural Brand and Private Labeled Products Packed by or Distributed By Aurora Products, Inc.
Aurora Products, Inc. today announced a voluntary nationwide recall for undeclared MILK allergens. Five (5) Dark Chocolate products produced under the Aurora Natural brand; Private Label brands listed below and various Private Label brands that indicate they are packed by or distributed by Aurora Products, Inc. are affected. Please refer to the Products, Brands and Best If Used By dates list below. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 2, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Resistance to changes in grammar is futile, say researchers
Linguists say that random chance plays a bigger role than previously thought in the evolution of language – but also that ‘English is weird’When it comes to changes in language, there ’s no point crying over spilt milk: researchers charting fluctuations in English grammar say the rise of certain words, such as spilled, is probably down to chance, and that resistance is futile.Comparisons have long been drawn between evolution and changes in language, with experts noting that preferences such as a desire for emphasis can act as a type of “natural selection”, affecting which words or forms...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 1, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Language Science Source Type: news

Shoreline Fruit, LLC. Recalls Select Bulk and Retail Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Products Due to Possible Undeclared Milk Allergen
In cooperation with the GKI Foods, LLC recall of dark chocolate products due to an undeclared milk/dairy allergen, Shoreline Fruit is voluntarily recalling select Shoreline Fruit bulk and Cherry Bay Orchards ® branded dark chocolate covered cherry products. This recall is an extension of the GKI Foods LLC recall announced on October 27, 2017. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk/dairy 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 - November 1, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Botswana:Expressed Breast Milk Safe, Best for Babies
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Expressed breast milk is a good and safe way of ensuring that babies continue to receive nutrients necessary for optimal growth and development, says an official from the Department of Public Health in the Ministry of Health and Wellness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 1, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Rucker ’s Makin’ Batch Candies Issues Food Recall of Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Dark Chocolate Cranberries and Dark Chocolate Peanuts – Because of Possible Health Risk, Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
Rucker ’s Makin’ Batch Candies, Inc. of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling the specific code dates listed below of The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk allergen run the risk of se rious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illness has been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 1, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Rucker ’ s Makin ’ Batch Candies Issues Food Recall of Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Dark Chocolate Cranberries and Dark Chocolate Peanuts – Because of Possible Health Risk, Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
Rucker ’ s Makin ’ Batch Candies, Inc. of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling the specific code dates listed below of The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk allergen run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illness has been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 1, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Rucker ’s Wholesale and Service Co Issues Allergy Alert For Undeclared Milk In Dark Chocolate Peanuts Received From Our Supplier GKI Foods LLC.
Rucker ’s Wholesale and Service Co of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling all of Uncle Buck’s and Family Choice Dark Chocolate Peanuts packaged in standup twist tie bag, due to the presence of an undeclared milk ingredient. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious o r life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illness associated with this recall has been reported. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 31, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Rucker ’ s Wholesale and Service Co Issues Allergy Alert For Undeclared Milk In Dark Chocolate Peanuts Received From Our Supplier GKI Foods LLC.
Rucker ’ s Wholesale and Service Co of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling all of Uncle Buck ’ s and Family Choice Dark Chocolate Peanuts packaged in standup twist tie bag, due to the presence of an undeclared milk ingredient. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illness associated with this recall has been reported. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 31, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

21st Century Snack Foods is Voluntarily Recalling Dark Chocolate Almonds Due to Possible Undeclared Milk Allergen
21st Century Snack Foods, of Ronkonkoma NY 11779, is voluntarily issuing the following recall: Dark Chocolate Almonds packaged in a 6 oz peg / stand up bag. UPC# 030603 228549. Affected Lot # ’s are 16100 thru 17300. The product brand is 21st Century Snack Foods. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 31, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Breastfeeding for two months halves risk of cot death
The finding by the University of Virginia adds to previous studies suggesting mother's milk helps prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women and Malnutrition in Africa
In conclusion, it is arguable that there are improved impacts on nutrition if agricultural interventions are targeted to women and when specific work is done around women’s empowerment (for example, through behaviour change communication), mediated through women’s time use, women’s own health and nutrition status, and women’s access to and control over resources as well as intrahousehold decision-making power. That this may be dismissed out of hand is not unlikely either, given the persistence of male dominance.The post Women and Malnutrition in Africa appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source:...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Raghav Gaiha and Vani Kulkarni Tags: Africa Aid Climate Change Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Drug Safety update: Methylprednisolone injectable medicine containing lactose (Solu-Medrone 40 mg)
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a drug safety update for Solu-Medrone 40 mg. Solu-Medrone 40 mg may contain trace amounts of milk proteins. Do not use in pati (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - October 31, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news