Posts tagged "food safety"
USDA's Alfred Almanza: Spring forward with food safety!

USDA’s Alfred Almanza: Spring forward with food safety!

Public Health Newswire caught up with U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety Alfred Almanza to talk about the food safety-public health relationship, how food safety has changed over the years and how USDA is joining APHA during National Public Health Week.

Jan. 7 news: Chipotle norovirus outbreak, US dietary guidelines, Mexico soda tax

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.

Sept. 11 news: Black women walking program, FDA and food safety, school-based health centers

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.

March 18 news: House GOP budget plan, Ebola vaccine, Kraft recall

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Oct. 21 news: Smoking costs, Ebola and the flu, USDA and poultry

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

Oct. 9 news: U.S. life expectancy, polio in Pakistan, students’ mental health

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

April 28 news: MERS cases, unemployed chemotherapy patients, military suicide rates

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March 10 news: Heroin overdoses, Alzheimer’s blood test, food safety glove law

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FDA proposes long-awaited food safety rules

Two years after President Barack Obama signed into law a major overhaul of the nation’s food safety system, the Food and Drug Administration Friday proposed rules that will provide greater protections for consumers.

Farm bill’s impact on public health featured in new APHA issue brief

Landmark legislation with major implications for public health reached a critical point Tuesday as the U.S. Senate began voting on the future of the farm bill, which governs the nation’s food and agricultural policies.

‘National Soda Summit’ held to reduce soft drink intake, improve public’s health

The impact of soda intake on public health spawned major legislation last week. On May 31, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city’s Department of Health proposed a ban of sweetened drinks larger than 16 ounces at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts. On its heels, the Center for Science in the Public...
CSPI’s Michael Jacobson advocates to keep junk from our diet

CSPI’s Michael Jacobson advocates to keep junk from our diet

The nation’s obesity epidemic has been fueled largely by the food we eat, says Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest and renowned nutrition and food safety advocate. We asked him about food deserts and how policy can improve America’s diet.