Nutrition News

Deep cuts to food stamps: What Trump’s proposed budget means for North Carolina – WTVD-TV

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

The White House’s $4.1 trillion budget calls for deep cuts to social spending, a boost to military spending and a tax rate overhaul. Over the next weeks ABC11 is taking a look at what the proposed changes mean to our area. Here’s one way how the president’s budget would affect North Carolina: Cuts to food assistance The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as food stamps or SNAP, is called the…

MSU researchers join government and business to outline food security challenges – WSYM-TV

Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017

Globally, about one in eight people do not have enough food for a healthy, active lifestyle. That’s one of the problems a commission of researchers and leaders from public universities, government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector outlined in a comprehensive strategy to tackle global food security. Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon is part of the commission’s executive committee, and several researchers and administrators from MSU participated…

Let Food Be Thy Medicine, But Mind Your Words – Lexology – Lexology (registration)

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

A tweet last week from Project Nosh set my food-labeling-lawyer-head buzzing: “Consumers are looking for snacks that aren’t just empty calories. Brands are providing everything from protein to anti-nausea properties.” An anti-nausea claim on a food label – can they say that? As consumers more fully embrace the idea of food as medicine, and food companies jump to respond, food companies will find themselves asking that question, often stumbling…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

Correctional Industries recalls more food because of bad water – Food Safety News

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

An unknown quantity of a wide variety of processed foods ranging from vegan PB&J sandwiches to Halal bologna tray lunches that were distributed to unnamed “external customers” is being recalled by the Washington State Department of Corrections because it was made with contaminated water. The recall, posted May 24 on the Food and Drug Administration’s website but dated May 18. It was made public four days after the USDA’s Food…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

Let Food Be Thy Medicine, But Mind Your Words – Lexology (registration)

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

A tweet last week from Project Nosh set my food-labeling-lawyer-head buzzing: “Consumers are looking for snacks that aren’t just empty calories. Brands are providing everything from protein to anti-nausea properties.” An anti-nausea claim on a food label – can they say that? As consumers more fully embrace the idea of food as medicine, and food companies jump to respond, food companies will find themselves asking that question, often stumbling…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

Sergio D’Addato, 1 Luciana Scandiani, 2 Giuliana Mombelli, 3 Francesca Focanti, 4 Federica Pelacchi, 4 Enrica … – Dove Medical Press

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sergio D’Addato,1 Luciana Scandiani,2 Giuliana Mombelli,3 Francesca Focanti,4 Federica Pelacchi,4 Enrica Salvatori,4 Giorgio Di Loreto,4 Alessandro Comandini,4 Pamela Maffioli,5 Giuseppe Derosa5 1Medical and Surgical Science Department, S. Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera-Polo Universitario Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy; 3Dyslipidemia Center, Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda, Milan, Italy; 4ACRAF S.p.A. Angelini Research Center RR&D, Ancona, Italy; 5Center of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,…

America’s safety net of Medicaid and food stamps is at risk from Trump’s budget ax – wreg.com

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Photo: CNN Money/Shutterstock via CNN Wire Photo: CNN Money/Shutterstock via CNN Wire NEW YORK — President Trump’s budget ax is likely to hit an array of federal safety net programs. Set to be unveiled Tuesday, the Trump administration’s budget is expected to cut spending on Medicaid and food stamps. Details are still forthcoming, but Republicans have long sought to downsize these programs, saying they are rife with fraud and stop…

Groups Sue FDA to Protect Food Safety | EWG – Environmental Working Group

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Alanna Wellspeak, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Today, consumer, health, and food safety groups challenged a Food and Drug Administration rule that undermines the integrity of our food safety system. Chemical and food manufacturers often seek to add chemicals to processed food, typically to enhance flavor, add nutrients or prevent spoilage. Chemicals also often leach into foods from processing equipment and packaging. While Congress has required that the FDA itself determine that…

Groups Sue FDA to Protect Food Safety – Environmental Working Group

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Alanna Wellspeak, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Today, consumer, health, and food safety groups challenged a Food and Drug Administration rule that undermines the integrity of our food safety system. Chemical and food manufacturers often seek to add chemicals to processed food, typically to enhance flavor, add nutrients or prevent spoilage. Chemicals also often leach into foods from processing equipment and packaging. While Congress has required that the FDA itself determine that…

Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Regulatory Update Vol. IV … – JD Supra (press release)

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Senate Confirms Dr. Gottlieb’s Nomination as FDA Commissioner On May 9, 2017, the Senate confirmed Dr. Scott Gottlieb as the next FDA commissioner. With a 57-42 vote, the Senate filled the commissioner position most recently held by Dr. Robert Califf, who resigned in January 2017 and was replaced in the interim by Dr. Stephen Ostroff. Dr. Gottlieb, a physician, policy analyst, and entrepreneur assured in his…

Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Regulatory Update Vol. IV | Issue 4 – JD Supra (press release)

Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Senate Confirms Dr. Gottlieb’s Nomination as FDA Commissioner On May 9, 2017, the Senate confirmed Dr. Scott Gottlieb as the next FDA commissioner. With a 57-42 vote, the Senate filled the commissioner position most recently held by Dr. Robert Califf, who resigned in January 2017 and was replaced in the interim by Dr. Stephen Ostroff. Dr. Gottlieb, a physician, policy analyst, and entrepreneur assured in his…

Food Allergies: Supporting Safety in the School Environment – USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

FNS provides school nutrition professionals with training resources to understand food allergies and respond to emergencies. May is peak time for seasonal allergies, so it’s also a great time to learn more about how food allergies affect children and the critical role schools play in keeping children who suffer from them safe at school.  Understanding food allergies and identifying allergic reactions could even help save lives, which is why the…