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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

9/10/14 Health News: Man tied to deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak arrested ♦ Airline caterers say food vulnerable ♦ GREEN COFFEE EXTRACT ♦ Confusing Chicken Labels

Man tied to deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak arrested
U.S. officials on Thursday arrested a pharmacist linked to a 2012 outbreak of meningitis, which killed 64 people across the United States, as he was boarding a flight out of the country, Justice Department officials in Boston said. Continue Reading
Report: 1 in 4 airline caterers say food carts vulnerable
According to USA Today,  nearly one in four airline catering workers — 24% — say unauthorized people could get into their kitchens and trucks, and the same percentage warned that someone could place contraband on a food cart, according to a survey obtained by USA TODAY. Continue Reading

FTC SETTLEMENT WITH GREEN COFFEE EXTRACT MAKER INCLUDES $3.5-MILLION FINE
TV’s Dr. Oz says that he personally believes unroasted green coffee is a “miracle” and a “fat-burner,” but he accepts no money for promoting it. He is also very specific in saying that consumers should purchase only those green coffee extracts carrying either the Green Coffee Antioxidant (GCA®) or Svetol® trademarks. Austin, TX-based Applied Food... Continue Reading
9 most confusing words on Chicken Labels

If you’ve been worrying about antibiotics in meat and antibiotic-resistant superbugs, good news: Perdue Farms says it will no longer routinely inject antibiotics into eggs about to hatch, NPR reports. Continue Reading

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