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Kind Bars Aren’t so Kind to Your Health, FDA Finds

Kind bars are the solution for many who want a healthy snack on the run, but you might want to slow down before you trust what those labels say, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

04/14/2015

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Egg Safety Tips for Easter

Easter celebrations often call for dying eggs and hunting through the grass for those colorful eggs, but mishandling or eating eggs that haven’t been kept in the refrigerator can cause serious illness, officials say.

04/02/2015

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FDA: Recall Expanded for Blue Bell Ice Cream Products

Federal authorities say Blue Bell is expanding the recall of some ice cream products because of possible exposure to the listeria bacteria.

03/24/2015

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FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potatoes, Apples as Safe

Potatoes that won’t bruise and apples that won’t brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles, but some food suppliers say they don’t want any part of it and others are staying silent.

03/20/2015

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FDA Warns Peanut-Allergic Consumers to Avoid Cumin

The Food and Drug Administration is advising people with peanut allergies to avoid cumin after several shipments of the spice tested positive for peanuts not listed on the label.

02/18/2015

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Apples Modified to Resist Bruising Receive Federal Approval

Don’t expect to see them soon, but they could be coming to your local grocery store — two types of apples genetically modified to resist turning brown after they’re bruised or sliced.

02/14/2015

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Obama Proposes New Gov’t Agency To Make Americans’ Food Safer

President Barack Obama wants to create a new government agency dedicated to keeping the nation’s food safe.

02/02/2015

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

FDA Moves To Drop Lifetime Ban On Gay Blood Donations

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

12/23/2014

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FDA: Avoid Fetal ‘Keepsake’ Images

The FDA is warning moms and dads-to-be that “over-the-counter” ultrasounds for the purpose of fetal keepsake images and videos should be avoided.

12/17/2014

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Dead Teen’s Parents Seek Ban On Caffeine Powder

The parents of an Ohio teen who died from an overdose of caffeine powder are urging federal regulators to ban sales of the stimulant, saying that children must be protected from a highly potent substance.

12/09/2014

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