Controversy Over Childhood Obesity Ads in Georgia

Controversy Over Childhood Obesity Ads in Georgia

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a not-for-profit healthcare organization, has published a website and ads depicting obese children and their struggles. The goal is to empower Georgians to reverse their childhood obesity trends by providing tools and support for families and … Continue reading

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Leggo My (Listeria-laden) Eggo

Leggo My (Listeria-laden) Eggo

The FDA is not pleased with Kellogg’s waffle manufacturing plant in Georgia. The federal authority sent the company a warning letter. Kellogg’s is reprimanded for the poor sanitary conditions at the factory, and requested to clean up its act. From … Continue reading

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Food & Nutrition 2000-2009: A Brief Recap

Food & Nutrition 2000-2009: A Brief Recap

The first decade of the millennium brought both good and bad developments in the food and nutrition space. Mostly, this decade was a wake up call for many families and individuals that they cannot blindly trust government and market powers … Continue reading

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Obama On Peanut Butter Fiasco: FDA Needs Revamping

Obama On Peanut Butter Fiasco: FDA Needs Revamping

It’s a good thing the President’s daughter is a big peanut butter fan. In a TV interview with NBC, Barack Obama addressed the current Salmonella outbreak: Obama said the agency’s failure to recognize and intercept the products was only the … Continue reading

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10 Peanut Butter Facts

10 Peanut Butter Facts

Image via Wikipedia You’ve probably heard about the most recent Salmonella outbreak. The culprit this time seems to be a batch of infected peanut butter, of all things. In his blog, Bill Marler deduces that the most probable cause is … Continue reading

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