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Sunday, April 5, 2015

Health News: U.S. government sues Wholesome Soy after listeria outbreak ♦ Senators ask FDA to Scrutinize Pet Food Makers ♦ Canada Bans U.S. Poultry-Based Pet Food

U.S. government sues Wholesome Soy after listeria outbreak The U.S. government has filed a lawsuit against Wholesome Soy Products attempting to enjoin the company from distributing food products after an outbreak of Listeria was linked to the Wholesome Soy’s mung bean and soybean sprouts.
Senators ask FDA to Scrutinize Pet Food Makers  Senators Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asking the agency to investigate claims from a pending class-action lawsuit against Nestlé Purina that claim the pet food manufacturer put an ingredient used in antifreeze into its Beneful brand of dry dog food
Canada Bans U.S. Poultry-Based Pet Food  The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in an effort to safeguard the Canadian poultry industry is stopping at the border pet food containing raw poultry or not fully cooked poultry or poultry byproducts due to a highly contagious avian flu reported in several U.S. states. …
Doctors ring alarm bells over rise in food allergy cases  With little awareness on food allergy, doctors are now seeing more patients suffering from it. Poor lifestyle, especially reliance on outside food among youngsters is the primary reason behind the increasing number of food allergy cases. There has been at least 15-20 per cent increase in food allergy cases over the last two years,
High-fat dairy products linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk  Consumption of high-fat yoghurt and cheese are linked to a reduction in the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as a fifth, according to new research. High meat consumption, on the other hand, is linked to a higher risk.











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