Nutrition News

4 exciting advances in food and nutrition research – EurekAlert (press release)

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Chicago (April 22, 2017) – New discoveries tied to how food affects our body and why we make certain food choices could help inform nutrition plans and policies that encourage healthy food choices. The Experimental Biology 2017 meeting (EB 2017) will showcase groundbreaking research in food policy, nutrition and the biochemistry of food. Dark chocolate shows protective effects in mouse model of aging Oxidative stress and inflammation increase…

Thoughts on superfoods (and antioxidants) – Part 2 – Star2.com

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Read Part 1 Not all free radicals are bad, and in fact, they are actually critical to life – for example, phagocytes in the body’s immune system rely heavily on producing free radicals to destroy invading bacteria (pathogens). Nitric oxide (NO) is used as an intercellular semaphore (or messenger) to modulate blood flow, thrombosis and neural activity – and NO is also used as a general defence mechanism to eliminate tumours…

Tiny ‘Organ Chips’ Promise Big Boost to Testing of Food, Drugs – NBCNews.com

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Tiny replicas of organs, shrunk down to fit onto computer chips the size of AA batteries, could help doctors and scientists learn about how certain foods, chemicals, and dietary supplements affect the human body, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says. These “organ chips” have been in the works since 2012, the FDA said today (April 11) in a post on its blog. Other institutions, including the National Institutes of…

Broiler chicken welfare on the agenda for 2017 Stakeholders Summit – High Plains Journal

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

With activist groups pushing hard for restaurants, retailers and foodservice companies to adopt policies requiring the use of “slower growing” chicken breeds and new welfare standards for raising and stunning broilers, broiler chicken welfare will be up for discussion at the 2017 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit. The 2017 Summit, themed “Connect to Protect Animal Ag” will be held May 3 and 4 in Kansas City,…

Umpqua Dairy Adopts ReposiTrak® Food Safety Compliance … – Nasdaq

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, April 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park City Group’s ReposiTrak Inc., the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food, pharma and dietary supplement safety, announces today Oregon-based Umpqua Dairy is adopting ReposiTrak’s Compliance Management System to manage records from their upstream suppliers. Umpqua Dairy is the largest family owned dairy in southern Oregon providing fresh ice cream,…

Umpqua Dairy Adopts ReposiTrak® Food Safety Compliance Management Solution – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, April 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park City Group’s ReposiTrak Inc., the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food, pharma and dietary supplement safety, announces today Oregon-based Umpqua Dairy is adopting ReposiTrak’s Compliance Management System to manage records from their upstream suppliers. Umpqua Dairy is the largest family owned dairy in southern Oregon providing fresh ice cream, milk, and other dairy products….

Umpqua Dairy Adopts ReposiTrak® Food Safety Compliance Management Solution – Nasdaq

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, April 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park City Group’s ReposiTrak Inc., the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food, pharma and dietary supplement safety, announces today Oregon-based Umpqua Dairy is adopting ReposiTrak’s Compliance Management System to manage records from their upstream suppliers. Umpqua Dairy is the largest family owned dairy in southern Oregon providing fresh ice cream,…

Activists’ cage-free egg plot scrambled – Ohio’s Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The demand for “cage-free” eggs has risen in recent years, as more food processors, retailers and restaurant chains are seeking to meet consumer demand. A recent court ruling, however, reveals a crack in leading claims activists have made regarding nutrition and food safety. Activists claimed that eggs from caged hens aren’t as nutritious or safe as eggs from cage-free hens. They have asserted that eggs from caged hens carry…

Activists’ cage-free egg plot scrambled – Ohio’s Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The demand for “cage-free” eggs has risen in recent years, as more food processors, retailers and restaurant chains are seeking to meet consumer demand. A recent court ruling, however, reveals a crack in leading claims activists have made regarding nutrition and food safety. Activists claimed that eggs from caged hens aren’t as nutritious or safe as eggs from cage-free hens. They have asserted that eggs from caged hens carry…

Food safety tips for Dubai summer – Khaleej Times – Khaleej Times

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

With rapid rise in temperatures during the blazing summer, preserving food needs extra care. The Dubai Municipality has intensified its precautionary procedures to preserve foodstuff by conducting several inspection and disinfection campaigns. The Municipality kicked off its week-long activities from April 15. The campaign, set to close on April 21, is being organised under the slogan, “Together for Food Safety”. A conference on Food Safety Trends was held at…

Food safety tips for Dubai summer – Khaleej Times

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

With rapid rise in temperatures during summer, preserving food needs extra care. The Dubai Municipality has intensified its precautionary procedures to preserve foodstuff by conducting several inspection and disinfection campaigns. The Municipality kicked off its week-long activities from April 15. The campaign, set to close on April 21, is being organised under the slogan, “Together for Food Safety”. A conference on Food Safety Trends was held at the Meydan…

Is prescription pet food better for your pet – or for the companies that … – Sacramento Bee

Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017

A North Carolina law firm is one of the primary drivers of a class action lawsuit that alleges that prescription dog and cat food is a marketing scheme devised by pet food companies to pump up their profits. The lawsuit shines a spotlight on an industry that Marion Nestle, a professor of nutrition and food studies at New York University and the author of one book about pet food and…

Is prescription pet food better for your pet – or for the companies that make it? – Sacramento Bee

Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017

A North Carolina law firm is one of the primary drivers of a class action lawsuit that alleges that prescription dog and cat food is a marketing scheme devised by pet food companies to pump up their profits. The lawsuit shines a spotlight on an industry that Marion Nestle, a professor of nutrition and food studies at New York University and the author of one book about pet food and…

Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Update | Vol. IV, Issue 3 – JD Supra (press release)

Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2017

Read the full Update. Top News FDA Amends Waivers to Sanitary Transportation Rule On April 6, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) notified industry regarding the amendment of waivers available under the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule (“Sanitary Transportation Rule“). Specifically, FDA has made some clarifications to the language previously used, such as modifying the language of the waivers…

FDA Launches “Organ Chip” Project to Support Food and Dietary … – The National Law Review

Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2017

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Gateway schools table action on date restrictions on food – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

Gateway School District is keeping its food service policy unchanged for now but will discuss the matter further on Tuesday. The school board voted April 4 to table the public display of a proposed policy that would require the food service department to discard any food that is 6 months old or older. In the fall, board vice president Valerie Warning told the…